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Kansas City

Joined:Dec 2013
Message Posted: Dec 17, 2013 4:14:34 PM

Is there a function to report which gas station on the way to your job/etc., so you don't have to go out of the way? Or a way to make a list of favorite stations? New here, sorry.
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Champion Author Maryland

Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Dec 26, 2013 4:02:51 PM

In addition to what others have said, you can always post from the "map screen" (rather than from the "list screen") and you will see the stations in around and in front of you, and not have to go out of your way. Or maybe we don't understand what you mean by "going out the way" to report prices.

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Champion Author Sacramento

Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 3:41:47 PM

Not on the iPhone.
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Champion Author Tampa

Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 12:30:04 PM

@huber: I can on mine -- don't know if ALL the different APPS show their FSL
I use the Android.
It really doesn't help to ask about the APPS unless you specify which app as they are all a bit different.
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Champion Author Orlando

Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 12:03:24 PM

Can you see your FSL on the mobile app?
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Champion Author Sacramento

Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Dec 17, 2013 7:58:18 PM

Just to make reordering stations in your FSL clearer, when you add stations, the Sort Order field is defaulted to 1. As all stations with the same S.O. will sort alphabetically, Scrapheap is correct—all the stations will be sorted alphabetically. By editing your FSL and changing each station's S.O. to the order along a route, this, in effect, overrides the alphabetical and puts it in the sequence you want. For example:

and so forth. Thus the stations will then be in the order 1, 2, ,3, 4, 5, 6 (the order along the route) and NOT A, B, C, D, E, F (alphabetical). Note that the alphabetic sorting still works IF you have more than one station with the same S.O., but there are over 500 choices for S.O., so there's no reason not to give each station its own separate S.O. number, like this.

[Edited by: CampKohler at 12/17/2013 8:00:32 PM EST]
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Champion Author Virginia

Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Dec 17, 2013 4:27:34 PM

Ironically there is something called a Favorite Stations List that does just that.

In my opinion, the easiest way to build this list is to click on the Maps tab, zoom in until you see price balloons. Change the time in the lower right hand corner of the map to Show All Stations. Click on the price balloons for the stations you want. When the price balloon opens, click on the star to add it to your FSL.

Once you have added all the stations, you should reoder them. By default they are sorted alphabetically. From the home page, scroll below the highest stations in the area and click on Edit my favorite stations. Choose the list you want to edit and change the sort order to the order you come across the stations as you drive.

[Edited by: Scrapheap at 12/17/2013 4:28:07 PM EST]
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