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-====== Controlling ====== +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_settings_alt.png?​nolink|}}====== Controlling ======
-FIXME RECONSTRUCTION FIXME+
 ---- ----
 ===== Display ===== ===== Display =====
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 ==== Advertisement ==== ==== Advertisement ====
 <wrap info>​This item is visible in Locus Map Free version only</​wrap>​\\ ​ <wrap info>​This item is visible in Locus Map Free version only</​wrap>​\\ ​
-Un-checking offers **purchase** of banner-free **Locus Map Pro** version.+Un-checking offers **purchase** of banner-free **Locus Map Pro** version:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_01.gif?nolink |}}
 ==== FullScreen ==== ==== FullScreen ====
-Hides system panel at the top of the screen to enlarge the map area.+Hides system panel at the top (or bottom) ​of the screen to enlarge the map area:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_02.gif?nolink |}}
 ==== Orientation Lock ==== ==== Orientation Lock ====
 Eliminates rotating of the display depending on the phone position. Eliminates rotating of the display depending on the phone position.
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 <WRAP round info>​This option overrides system screen on/off settings. It is available in **Locus Map Pro only**. </​WRAP>​ <WRAP round info>​This option overrides system screen on/off settings. It is available in **Locus Map Pro only**. </​WRAP>​
-<WRAP center round important>​ +Defines situations when the **screen is turned on/off by gestures or the app itself**
-**Android 7+ "​Nougat"​ users**: this feature does not work in Locus Map installed in your external SD memory - your OS does not assign proper permission to it. Move your Locus Map to your internal shared storage: +
-  * open up Apps in your device Settings and navigate to Locus Map +
-  * click on Storage and select Change +
-  * select Internal Shared Storage and then confirm by pressing Move +
-</​WRAP>​ +
- +
-Defines situations when the screen is turned on/off by gestures or the app itself. ​+
  
 === Gestures === === Gestures ===
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   * **Wave once** - wave once in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on   * **Wave once** - wave once in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on
   * **Wave twice** - wave twice in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on   * **Wave twice** - wave twice in front of the device proximity sensor to turn the Locus Map screen on
 +<​html><​iframe width="​560"​ height="​315"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​w25-HNlUG-s"​ frameborder="​0"​ allow="​autoplay;​ encrypted-media"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​html>​
 === Guidance/​Navigation === === Guidance/​Navigation ===
   * **Turn on when notified of a point** - Locus Map screen turns on when it notifies user of a point coming closer (notifications must be on, see [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance#​guidance_to_a_point|Guidance to a Point >>]])   * **Turn on when notified of a point** - Locus Map screen turns on when it notifies user of a point coming closer (notifications must be on, see [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance#​guidance_to_a_point|Guidance to a Point >>]])
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   * setting of the interval before turning the screen off again   * setting of the interval before turning the screen off again
   * is set in 5 second steps from 0 to 120 seconds. 0 = screen turning off is disabled (until the system turns the screen off)   * is set in 5 second steps from 0 to 120 seconds. 0 = screen turning off is disabled (until the system turns the screen off)
 +
 +<WRAP center round important>​
 +**Android 7+ "​Nougat"​ users**: this feature does not work in Locus Map installed in your external SD memory - your OS does not assign proper permission to it. Move your Locus Map to your internal shared storage:
 +  * open up Apps in your device Settings and navigate to Locus Map
 +  * click on Storage and select Change
 +  * select Internal Shared Storage and then confirm by pressing Move
 +</​WRAP>​
 ==== Always screen on ==== ==== Always screen on ====
  
-<WRAP round info>The option overrides system screen on/off setting but does not influence the settings made by the //Screen on/off control// feature</​WRAP>​+<WRAP round info>The option overrides system screen on/off setting but does not influence the settings made by the //Screen on/off control// feature. It is available only in **Locus Map Pro**.</​WRAP>​
 Locus Map prevents the phone screen from turning off: Locus Map prevents the phone screen from turning off:
   * **Always** - permanent screen on   * **Always** - permanent screen on
   * **When GPS is on** - screen stays on when the GPS is on   * **When GPS is on** - screen stays on when the GPS is on
-  * **During guidance/​navigation** - screen stays on when user is navigated or guided to a point or along a track+  * **During guidance/​navigation** - screen stays on when user is navigated or guided to a point or along a track - typical usecase - **car navigation**
   * **When charger is plugged in** - screen stays on only during charging the phone   * **When charger is plugged in** - screen stays on only during charging the phone
  
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 Check if you prefer to disable rotation and panning of the map when pinch-zooming. ​ Check if you prefer to disable rotation and panning of the map when pinch-zooming. ​
 ==== Tap and hold to display address ==== ==== Tap and hold to display address ====
-If checked, long-tap any place on the map, Locus Map will try to provide postal or regional address of the place (provided by **Google, GraphHopper,​ MapQuest or Bing** - can be set in [[manual:​user_guide:​settings:​misc|Miscellaneous]].+If checked, long-tap any place on the map, Locus Map will try to provide postal or regional address of the place:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_03.gif?​nolink |}}\\ (provided by **Google, GraphHopper,​ MapQuest or Bing** - can be set in [[manual:​user_guide:​settings:​misc|Miscellaneous]].
 ==== Shift map cursor ==== ==== Shift map cursor ====
-It moves the map screen cursor down by 1/4 of the screen. Functional only with the map rotation on. Useful especially for guiding or navigation.+It moves the map screen cursor down by 1/4 of the screen. Functional only with the map rotation on. Useful especially for guiding or navigation:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_04.gif?nolink |}}
 ==== Hold map center ==== ==== Hold map center ====
-If you shift the map out of your current position when browsing it, this function centers it back on current GPS location after 5 secs of inactivity (the interval can be changed in [[manual:​advanced:​customization:​config|Locus/​Config.cfg file]])+If you shift the map out of your current position when browsing it, this function centers it back on current GPS location after 5 secs of inactivity:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_05.gif?​nolink |}}\\ (the interval can be changed in [[manual:​advanced:​customization:​config|Locus/​Config.cfg file]])
 ==== Two finger measuring ==== ==== Two finger measuring ====
-Enables measuring distance between two fingers touching the screen.+Enables measuring distance between two fingers touching the screen:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_06.png?nolink |}} 
 ==== Map cursors ==== ==== Map cursors ====
 Here you can select set of location and tracking cursors, set their size or add your own. Here you can select set of location and tracking cursors, set their size or add your own.
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   * define corresponding speed   * define corresponding speed
   * tap ADD   * tap ADD
 +
 +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_07.gif?​nolink |}}
 ===== Panels & buttons ===== ===== Panels & buttons =====
 ==== Set Functions Panels ==== ==== Set Functions Panels ====
-The functions panels in Locus Map enable quick launching of your favorite functions. They consist of the top and right panel containing functions switching buttons. This setting item opens the functions panels editing screen:+The functions panels in Locus Map enable quick launching of your favorite functions. They consist of the top and right panel containing functions switching buttons:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_08.png?nolink |}}\\  ​This setting item opens the functions panels editing screen:
 === List of selected buttons in top and right panels === === List of selected buttons in top and right panels ===
  
-Position of the buttons can be changed by **dragging their  icons up or down across both panels**. The sign in the upper right corner of all items indicates position in top or right panel. Action menu{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_more_ver_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}offers to change button function or remove selected button.+Position of the buttons can be changed by **dragging their  icons up or down across both panels**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_09.gif?nolink |}} The sign in the upper right corner of all items indicates position in top or right panel. Action menu{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_more_ver_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}offers to change button function or remove selected button:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_10.png?nolink |}}
 === Add new item === === Add new item ===
-  * **Add function to panel** - adds a new button with selected function to the functions panels +  * **Add function to panel** - adds a new button with selected function to the functions panels:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_11.gif?​nolink |}} 
-  * **Add link to app** - adds a shortcut to any application installed on your device for quick launch (e.g. various [[manual:​user_guide:​geocaching:​coapps|cooperating apps]])+  * **Add link to app** - adds a shortcut to any application installed on your device for quick launch (e.g. various [[manual:​user_guide:​geocaching:​coapps|cooperating apps]]):\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_12.gif?​nolink |}}
  
 ==== Set content panel ==== ==== Set content panel ====
-Here you can set appearance and content of the left edge panel. All its parts can be **slid out individually** or the whole panel can be **deactivated**:​ +Here you can set appearance and content of the left edge panel:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_13.gif?nolink |}}\\ All its parts can be **slid out individually** or the whole panel can be **deactivated**:​ 
-  * check all categories that you want to be switchable from the left side **individually** OR +  * check all categories that you want to be switchable from the left side **individually**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_14.gif?​nolink |}}\\ OR 
-  * check **Map content** (checked by default) - all categories slide out **together** on one panel OR +  * check **Map content** (checked by default) - all categories slide out **together** on one panel:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_15.gif?​nolink |}}\\ OR 
-  * uncheck all items to **hide everything** from the left side of the map screen+  * uncheck all items to **hide everything** from the left side of the map screen:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_16.gif?​nolink |}}
    
 <WRAP center round important>​ <WRAP center round important>​
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 Hides the bottom panel when inactive. Double tapping on the map displays it back provided the //Map control style// is set to //Locus Map// mode. Three-finger tap to display it if you use the //Google// mode. Hides the bottom panel when inactive. Double tapping on the map displays it back provided the //Map control style// is set to //Locus Map// mode. Three-finger tap to display it if you use the //Google// mode.
 ==== Right panel hiding ==== ==== Right panel hiding ====
-Hides the right panel when inactive. Double tapping on the map displays it back provided the //Map control style// is set to //Locus Map// mode. Three-finger tap to display it if you use the //Google// mode.+Hides the right panel when inactive. Double tapping on the map displays it back provided the //Map control style// is set to //Locus Map// mode. Three-finger tap to display it if you use the //Google// mode.\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_17.gif?​nolink |}}
 ==== Panels vs Screen Orientation ====  ==== Panels vs Screen Orientation ==== 
 If the hiding of panels is on, it sets their further behavior depending on the screen orientation:​ If the hiding of panels is on, it sets their further behavior depending on the screen orientation:​
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