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manual:user_guide:settings:misc [2017/06/13 16:42]
mstupka [Reset preferences]
manual:user_guide:settings:misc [2018/07/03 15:35]
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 ===== Global ===== ===== Global =====
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_misc.png?​nolink |}} 
-==== Confirm on exit ==== 
-Displays confirmation dialog on exiting Locus Map by the back button (if left unchecked Locus Map can be closed by double-tap on the "​back"​ button). 
  
-==== Locus Map as service ==== +==== Run Locus Map as service ==== 
-Increases system priority of Locus Map and secures it against automatic system task killing (but not always, [[manual:​faq:​gps_lost_fix_android6|see >>​]]).+Increases system priority of Locus Map and secures it against automatic system task killing (unfortunately, ​not always, [[manual:​faq:​gps_lost_fix_android6|see >>​]]).
  
 ==== Default directories ==== ==== Default directories ====
-Allows customizing Locus Map default working directories, including ​root directory, maps directory ​etc.\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_misc3.png?nolink |}}\\ <WRAP center round tip> +Allows customizing Locus Map default working directories
-**Recommended ​settings ​for users of external SD cards are [[manual:​faq:​use_sdcard_on_kitkat|HERE >>​]]**+=== Root directory === 
 +It is highly recommended to install and keep Locus root directory ​in your device'​s **inner memory**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_53.png?​nolink |}}Other ways are either **impossible** (external SD card root directory since Android 4.4.2) or you can **lose your data (tracks, points, maps...) upon un(re)install** (external SD card Android-dedicated ​directory
 +=== Working directories === 
 +Beginning with Android 5.0 it is possible to move /​mapsVector/,​ /SRTM/ and /Backup/ directories to external SD card and redefine path to them here:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_54.png?nolink |}} 
 + <WRAP center round tip> 
 +**Recommended ​setup of working directories ​for users of external SD cards are [[manual:​faq:​use_sdcard_on_kitkat|HERE >>​]]**
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
    
 ===== Data import & export ===== ===== Data import & export =====
-==== Check duplicates ​==== +==== Wifi-only upload ​==== 
-Enables checking duplicates of points or geocaches during POI import. Due to this check the import is a little bit slower+Control if you want to spend your mobile data on uploading maps, backups etc
-==== Overwrite data ==== +
-Allows overwriting already exported data files (points or tracks).+
 ===== Various ===== ===== Various =====
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​settings:​settings_misc2.png?​nolink |}} + 
-==== Enable periodic updates for Add-ons ==== +==== Connect with add-ons ==== 
-[[https://​github.com/​asamm/​locus-api/​wiki|Locus API]] for developers enables creating various Locus add-ons for many off-core functions. Most of them need to receive periodical information about map center ​location, GPS, recorded distance etc., for example [[manual:​user_guide:​geocaching:​import#​geocaching4locus_add-on|Geocaching4Locus add-on]] that is very important for importing geocaches to Locus Map.  +[[https://​github.com/​asamm/​locus-api/​wiki|Locus API]] for developers enables creating various Locus add-ons for many off-core functions. Most of them need to receive periodical information about map cursor ​location, GPS, recorded distance etc., for example [[manual:​user_guide:​geocaching:​import#​geocaching4locus_add-on|Geocaching4Locus add-on]] that is very important for importing geocaches to Locus Map.  
-==== Blogposts in notif.center ​====+==== Source of online address search ==== 
 +Enables selecting from various address searching engines: 
 +  * **Google** - default search engineReturns very precise data but is functional only on devices officially supported by Google and associated with a Google account. 
 +  * **GraphHopper** - returns less precise data than Google in most cases but is functional on all devices 
 +  * **MapQuest** - returns less precise data than Google in most cases but is functional on all devices 
 +  * **Bing** - another alternative to Google by Microsoft 
 + 
 +==== Audio channel==== 
 +Selects audio channel and its volume setting for notifications:​ 
 +  * **Music stream** 
 +  * **Notification stream** 
 +==== Promo notifications ​====
 Here you can switch on or off [[manual:​user_guide:​notification_center|on-screen notifications]] of news from [[http://​www.locusmap.eu|Locus web site]] (blogposts about various Locus tricks, new features, maps or traveling tips) Here you can switch on or off [[manual:​user_guide:​notification_center|on-screen notifications]] of news from [[http://​www.locusmap.eu|Locus web site]] (blogposts about various Locus tricks, new features, maps or traveling tips)
 ==== Clear temporary data ==== ==== Clear temporary data ====
 Deletes temporary storage folders: Deletes temporary storage folders:
-  * //Temporary files// - deletes cache directory +  * **Temporary files** - deletes cache directory 
-  * //Cache of online maps// - deletes all cached online map tiles +  * **Cache of online maps** - deletes all cached online map tiles 
-  * //Unneeded geocaching data// - deletes all cached data of geocache points that have been removed before +  * **Unneeded geocaching data** - deletes all cached data of geocache points that have been removed before 
-  * //Unused attachments// - deletes all data linked to previously removed points+  * **Unused attachments** - deletes all data linked to previously removed points
  
 <WRAP round alert > <WRAP round alert >
 **Warning**:​ after performing this procedure all icons will have to be re-uploaded and new map initialization files will have to be created **Warning**:​ after performing this procedure all icons will have to be re-uploaded and new map initialization files will have to be created
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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-==== Source of address search ==== 
-Enables selecting from various address searching engines: 
-  * //Google// - default search engine. Returns very precise data but is functional only on devices officially supported by Google and associated with a Google account. 
-  * //​MapQuest//​ - returns less precise data than Google in most cases but is functional on all devices 
-  * //Bing// - another alternative to Google by Microsoft 
-==== Audio stream ==== 
-Selects audio channel (and its volume setting) for notifications:​ 
-  * //Music stream// 
-  *// Notification stream// 
  
 ==== Reset preferences ==== ==== Reset preferences ====
-Resets all settings to default state after Locus Map installation. **It does not delete your data - tracks, points ​or maps**.+Resets all settings to default state after Locus Map installation. **Reset does not delete your data - tracks, points ​nor maps**.
manual/user_guide/settings/misc.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/03 15:35 by mstupka