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You might want to see this request: User talk:Teslaton/Tools/GeoLocator#Altitude =Nichalp «Talk»= 12:12, 21 December 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Your tool[edit]


Your tool is very nice. Thanks ! I use it often. I'm french. If you want, I can translate your tool in french. Ludo29 (talk) 16:30, 19 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]

I agree, it is really great. Some user from Germany told me, that he had problems without when using Opera. Was it tested with this browser? Keep up the good work, --Flominator (talk) 06:21, 23 October 2011 (UTC)[reply]

Proposal to shut down WP Geographic Coordinates & ban coordinates on wikipedia articles[edit]

This means you. --Tagishsimon (talk) 12:16, 17 January 2012 (UTC)[reply]

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Teslaton, thanks for doing the interface translation, and for posting the message. It is good to get discussion going about VE. Does "Ahojte" really translate to "shiver me timbers" like Google claims? Or maybe "Ahoy" would be closer? Made me think you are some sort of pirate. Yarrrr!! PEarley (WMF) (talk) 16:50, 28 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]

Hi Pat. "Ahojte" is really just a plural form of quite common informal greeting "Ahoj" (which is borrowed from English "Ahoy", of course). Btw, how did you managed to make google translate it as "shiver me timbers"? :) I've just thrown that snippet onto the translator and it translated the greeting into (rather boring) "Hi there"... --Teslaton (talk) 17:33, 29 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Google Translate must've been having a silly day, I just tried it now, and it's "Hi there". But it did think you were a pirate the other day - I'm not making this up! PEarley (WMF) (talk) 22:52, 29 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Teslaton, do you have time to translate another message for me? We would like to roll out VisualEditor to the Slovakian wiki on September 24th, and I'd like to update the users there. Best regards, PEarley (WMF) (talk) 16:39, 11 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Yes, same as Kompik [1] --Teslaton (talk) 17:11, 11 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
I think Kompik is working on it - thanks for the reply! PEarley (WMF) (talk) 17:13, 11 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]

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Your Geo Tool[edit]

Hello, I wanted to thank you for your Geo tool. Would it be possible to fix the problem with Google Local Search API? Thx.--Juandev (talk) 09:25, 19 May 2014 (UTC)[reply]

Hi Juan. Just as the alert message advertises, search functionality definitely is on TODO list... :) The Local Search API had the big benefit being well integrated with GM widget - there was proximity ranking, resultset browser control, etc. Currently, custom results browser needs to be implemented to display the matches (obtained via GeoNames or Google Places API), it may require paging, it needs to be styled, and so on. No big deal of course, but I have to find the time and the mood to do that... Regards --Teslaton (talk) 20:53, 19 May 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Green tickY done. Current version has fulltext search again, via Google Places API: [2]. --Teslaton (talk) 23:25, 11 April 2015 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you very much, that helps everybody a lot.:-)--Juandev (talk) 06:25, 21 July 2015 (UTC)[reply]

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v poslední době je problém s GeoLocatorem hlavně ve FF (39.0). Pokud chci určit směr focení, tak se červená čára neotáčí za myší, ale je:

  • opožděná
  • delší někam za výřez mapy.

Ještě zkusím safemode, ale v Chrome to občas taky dělá, i když je to stabilnější.--Juandev (talk) 06:25, 21 July 2015 (UTC)[reply]

Tak i v safemodu.--Juandev (talk) 06:27, 21 July 2015 (UTC)[reply]

A bowl of strawberries for you![edit]

Erdbeerteller01.jpg hi jakir 18:28, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

Wikimania 2016[edit]

Hi! Do you happen to be at the Wikimania 2016? --Puik (talk) 12:22, 23 June 2016 (UTC)[reply]



Zwiadowca21 Write 22:01, 18 March 2017 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zwiadowca21 (talkcontribs)

GeoLocator problem[edit]

Hello, Teslaton. I've been having a problem with your GeoLocator tool for the past couple of days. When I access it through its URL, the default map (Google satellite view) is darkened and overlain with a box containing the message "This page can't load Google Maps correctly", and even when I click out of that box, the map is still darkened. Also the boxes for changing to OSM, etc., that were at the top of the map "window" no longer appear, so I can't even change to an alternative map. Is something wrong with the tool, or is there a problem with Google Maps, or perhaps with my computer? (I've tried restarting the computer, but the problem persists.) Deor (talk) 18:21, 2 February 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Hi Deor, see [3]. --Teslaton (talk) 18:54, 2 February 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Understood. Thanks for looking into it. Deor (talk) 01:42, 3 February 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Hello, Teslaton. GeoLocator problem again. Please make sure. --Batholith (talk) 15:48, 31 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]


A completely useless user who only hassle others based on his unsubstantiated assumptions and crazy constructions. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:25, 22 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Bullying, abuse of power[edit]

He presents himself on this Wikipedia as a nice guy. But in fact, the administrator is on the Slovak Wiki and bullying editors there, and I know many clever people whom he bullied, blocked and discouraged from the Wiki. He is abusing his powers. It is a poisoning of Wikipedia, at least in Slovakia. --Jurajec12 (talk) 11:19, 23 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Please don't embarrass yourself by trying to present yourself as a bullied victim. You've wasted hours of time of many people on multiple projects [4][5] by forcing them to treat your uploads/edits and trying to explain to you, why are they incorrect and unhlepful. --Teslaton (talk) 12:07, 23 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]