Sub catagories not saving/changing

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Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby afv1980 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:57 pm

After a sync between Sporttrack and ST3 my subcatagories are not being saving. I.e, running:treadmill changes to running and then back to generic "my activities" in ST3. I have associated all the proper icons in ST3 cloud syncing, but did not change outcome. It only seems to occur with recent activities after Jan 31, 2019. Older activities seem OK.

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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby staffann » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:37 pm

You have to define one (sub)category in ST for each (sub)activity-type that you use in mobi and define the mapping between them. I.e. you need to have one-to-one relationship. Otherwise the sync process will do that you describe. It is a major nuisance that I was recently in contact with the support about. Basically if you use all of the activity types in mobi, you will have to manually create maaaaany (sub)categories in ST3 and map them.
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby afv1980 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:45 pm

Thank you for the response. The problem seems to be corrected using this procedure. It didn't seem to work at first which is why I posted, but now it seems to work. It also seemed to be a recent occurrence which also was puzzling to me.
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby SzDoc » Sun May 26, 2019 12:28 pm

Given the impending demise of ST3, I'm figuring out how to move my 10 years of highly curated date to Mobi.

So, do the subcategories sync the other way, e.g. ST to Mobi? Or, do I have to define the categories in Mobi first?

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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby admin » Tue May 28, 2019 11:51 am

Unlike ST3, the SportTracks online platform doesn't have the concept of custom user defined categories. Instead you can pick from a hundred or so predefined sport > sub-sport icons for a workout. When you set up the ST3 Cloud Sync feature you need to associate your custom categories with the correct sport icons so it knows how to map the data over.
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby SzDoc » Wed May 29, 2019 9:29 am

Got it. Have to map all of my custom sub-cats to existing Mobi cats.
What about custom data fields?
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby admin » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:46 am

SzDoc wrote:What about custom data fields?

Custom data fields will not transfer from your ST3 logbook to the SportTracks online account using Cloud Sync.
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby cbenson33 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:50 am

admin wrote:
SzDoc wrote:What about custom data fields?

Custom data fields will not transfer from your ST3 logbook to the SportTracks online account using Cloud Sync.


So is there a way to export those custom data fields say to a csv file??
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Re: Sub catagories not saving/changing

Postby Tisztul_A_Visztula » Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:25 pm

Yes, it is. As I remember the core ST3 is not able to do that, but either Copy data plugin (if this one exists at all) or Custom Data Tracks plugin provides it. See export/custom data fields or similar
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