Note: This page describes an obsolete version of GPSBabel that may substantially differ from the current or development version.
GPSBabel Behavior Directives
There are a few available directives to control some of the internal
processing functions of GPSBabel.
This sets the maximum allowed shortname length when using the internal
SHORTLEN 16 # shortnames will be at most 16 characters long.
This tells the shortname synthesizer whether or not to allow whitespace
in the synthesized shortnames. Allowed values are zero and one.
SHORTWHITE 0 # Do not allow whitespace in shortname.
SHORTWHITE 1 # Allow whitespace in shortname.