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Old 10-30-2011, 09:49 PM
RPsX5d RPsX5d is offline
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Originally Posted by Tlon View Post
If you do a category search on your current location for fuel, you can limit the search to just diesel (Can't remember if you have to hit the option key or not to get this filter). You can then save this search to one of the 6 programmable buttons. Then, each time you hit the button it will do a new search on your area. Also helpful for Starbucks locations :-)
Thanks. Just programmed one of the open buttons to do this for the fun of it.

Here is how you set up the diesel search page - starting from the iDrive home screen:

Select Nav screen => Points of Interest => Category Search => Category => Car => Fuel Station => Category Details => Fuel Type => Diesel.

You cannot hot-key anything after Category . . . but if the last search you did was for diesel fuel, all of the fields subsequent to Category will be set to locate fuel stations that sell diesel.

I sure would have paid money to be in the room when the BMW engineer who designed this UI reviewed this UI design with the late Steve Jobs . . . this is surely not "an amazing" design!

Of course for Mr. Jobs anything less than this would be simply "un-amazing"!

Last edited by RPsX5d; 10-31-2011 at 10:00 AM.
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