To enter a city or town using the city/state format:


1.   Select Postal Code in the stop type drop-down.

 

2.   Type the city name and two-letter state/province/country abbreviation or fully spelled out state name in the City field, then click Add Stop or press the Enter key on your keyboard. The city and state/country do not need to be capitalized, but do need to be separated by either a comma or a space. The city name can be any length. If the city name contains two or three words, each portion of the city name must be separated by spaces.


Examples:


chicago, il  

chicago il   

chicago, illinois

paris,fr (PC*MILER|Worldwide or DTOD Data users only)

los angeles, ca

salt lake city, ut

salt lake city, utah

belle croix,fr (PC*MILER|Worldwide or DTOD Data users only)



3.   PC*MILER will search through the database for a match to the location you entered. If there are multiple listings in the database for the same location, a scrollable pick list will open. Highlight your choice and click OK.


4.   If your entry was valid, a stop list will open above the City field and the stop you entered will be displayed as the trip origin along with a time zone:


Turn Off the Pick List

If you want PC*MILER to pick a default match rather than open a pick list of multiple postal codes, select the File menu > Application Settings > Geocoding.   

 

Spelling Help

Spelling help is available for city names. You can also look up state/country abbreviations. 


Country Code Format

If PC*MILER|Worldwide or DTOD Data is installed, country abbreviations outside North America may be entered using FIPS 2-character, ISO 2-character, ISO 3-character, GENC 2-character or GENC 3-character codes. To choose one of those formats for stop entry, select the File menu > Application Settings > Worldwide.