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mstupka [Configure Locus]
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-====== Icons for Points & Tracks folders ======+====== Custom Icons ======
  
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-<WRAP todo round center 60%>This page is obsolete and will be reworked soon</WRAP> 
-<WRAP box left>  
-  * Locus type: <html><b><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dfolder_icons" target="_blank">Free</a>/<a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus.pro&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dfolder_icons" target="_blank">Pro</a></b></html>, **0.6.12+** 
-  * Last updated manual: **3.0.2** 
-</WRAP> 
  
-===== Basic information =====+Locus Map enables using custom icons for **Points** and also **Tracks** folders. :!: **Custom icons are not supported in Livetracking**.
  
-Locus allows use custom icons for **Points** and also **Tracks** folders.+Once you create or download an icon pack you may simply select folder icons in **Folder Add/edit dialog** or in **Edit dialog** for points (simply tap on point and choose edit from sub-menu)
  
-Once you create or download any icon pack, you may simply select icons for folder in **Folder Add/edit dialog** or in **Edit dialog** for points (simply tap on point and choose edit from sub-menu) +==== Basics ====
- +
-==== Information ====+
  
   * **directory**: //Locus/icons/ //   * **directory**: //Locus/icons/ //
   * **pack**: zipped (*.zip)   * **pack**: zipped (*.zip)
  
-==== Making of own icon packs ====+==== Making own icon pack ====
  
-  * compress icons (with **zip** compression) and whole file copy into **Locus/icons** directory. +  * compress icons (with **zip** compression) and copy the whole file into **Locus/icons** directory. 
-  * In dialog where you select icons, you will be able to choosewhich icons (internal Locus or any of your files) you want to show!+  * choose which icons (internal Locus or any of your files) you want to show in the icons selecting dialog
  
-  * size of icons is on you! Suggest sizes around 32x32px or **48x48px**. Suggested format *.**PNG** +  * the size of icons is upon you! We suggest sizes around 32x32px or **48x48px**. Suggested format *.**PNG** 
-  * align of icons is on center of the bottom border. //Other align is currently not possible//+  * default align of all icons is **center bottom line**. If you want the icons to be aligned **center-center**, add **_hscc** (hot spot - center center) to the end of the icon name. //Example: icon_hscc.png//
  
-  * some icons are already in Locus Store. Do you want to place there some of your own? Get in touch with us!+  * some icons are already available in Locus Store. Do you want to place some of your own there[[locus.map@asamm.com|Get in touch]] with us!
  
 ====== Map & Navigation cursors ====== ====== Map & Navigation cursors ======
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-<WRAP box left>  +One of possible custom modifications in Locus Map is the option to set own cursors (images) on map. Here is short explanation how to do it:
-  * Locus type: <html><b><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dmap_cursors" target="_blank">Free</a>/<a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus.pro&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dmap_cursors" target="_blank">Pro</a></b></html>, **2.0.0+** +
-  * Last updated manual: **3.0.2** +
-</WRAP> +
- +
-===== Basic information ===== +
- +
-One of possible modifications in Locusis ability to set own cursors (images) on map. Here is short explanationhow to do it+
  
 All possibilities are divided into two packs – Basic cursors and Navigation cursors All possibilities are divided into two packs – Basic cursors and Navigation cursors
  
-==== Information ====+==== Basics ====
  
-  * all subfolders in ZIP file are optional. They may be usedif you want create some public available icons (we’ll gladly put them in Locus Shoppossible also as paid content). In this caseLocus choose automatically best folder. +  * all subfolders in ZIP file are optional. They may be used if you want to create some public available icons (we’ll gladly put them in Locus Storepossibly also as paid content). In this case Locus Map selects automatically best folder. 
-  * if you want to use pack just for your personal usage, best is to put icons into root of zip file+  * if you want to use pack just for your personal purposes, best putting the icons into root of the .zip file
  
 ===== Basic cursors ===== ===== Basic cursors =====
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   * directory: //Locus/icons/cursors///   * directory: //Locus/icons/cursors///
   * pack: zipped (*.zip)   * pack: zipped (*.zip)
-  * where to select: Menu Settings >Maps > Map cursors+  * where to select: Locus settings Controlling Map screen > Map cursors
  
 **content: (example name ‘myIcons.zip’)** **content: (example name ‘myIcons.zip’)**
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 ===== Navigation cursors ===== ===== Navigation cursors =====
  
-  * since version: **2.0.3** 
   * directory: //Locus/icons/navigation///   * directory: //Locus/icons/navigation///
   * pack: zipped (*.zip)   * pack: zipped (*.zip)
-  * where to select: Menu Settings >Maps > Navigation cursors+  * where to select: Locus settings Navigation Advanced settings > Navigation cursors
  
 **content: (example name ‘myIcons.zip’)** **content: (example name ‘myIcons.zip’)**
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         ic_navig_foot.png         ic_navig_foot.png
         ic_nav …         ic_nav …
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 ====== Geocaching icons ====== ====== Geocaching icons ======
  
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-<WRAP box left>  +Locus Map offers also ability to create custom icons for geocaches. Current implementation isn't as straightforward as adding custom icons described above, anyway we suggest to read that also.
-  * Locus type: <html><b><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dgeocaching_icons" target="_blank">Free</a>/<a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=menion.android.locus.pro&amp;referrer=utm_source%3Ddocs%26utm_medium%3Dheader%26utm_content%3Dgeocaching_icons" target="_blank">Pro</a></b></html>, **2.11.0+** +
-  * Last updated manual: **3.0.2** +
-</WRAP> +
- +
-===== Basic information ===== +
- +
-Locus now offer ability to create custom icons for geocaches. Current implementation isn't as straightforward as adding custom icons described above, anyway we suggest to read that also.+
  
-__The whole procedure requires a few steps__+__The whole procedure requires a few steps__:
  
-  * creating icon pack +  * creating an icon pack 
-  * uploading icon pack into **Locus/icons** directory +  * uploading it into **Locus/icons** directory 
-  * configure Locus to use these icons+  * configuring Locus Map to use these icons
  
 ===== How to ===== ===== How to =====
  
-==== Creating icon pack ====+==== Creating an icon pack ====
  
-Images of caches are usually created from one icon (in case of //disabled// and other state, it's more then one). Anyway this new system offer to create icons with various parameters.+Images of caches are usually created from one icon (in case of //disabled// and other statuses it's more than one). Anyway this new system offers to create icons with various parameters.
  
-Firstly, prepare images you want to use. At bottom of this manual is a list of possible image names. I'll not explain all images, as all are self-explaining by it's name.+Firstly, prepare images you want to use. At the bottom of this page, there is a list of possible image names. I'll not explain all images, as all are self-explaining by their names.
  
-You don't have to use all images. Locus will firstly try to load images from your pack and in case icon is missing, default will be used.+You don't have to use all images. Locus Map will firstly try to load images from your pack and in case an icon is missing, the default will be used.
  
-All icons compress to zip file (icons will be stored directly in zip, not in any sub-directory) and place them into **Locus/icons** directory+Compress all icons to a .zip file (icons will be stored directly in zip, not in any sub-directory) and place them into **Locus/icons** directory.
  
 ==== Configure Locus ==== ==== Configure Locus ====
  
-To use these icons as a substitution for default Locus iconsyou have to specify this file in Locus [[manual:advanced:customization:config|Configuration file]]. So edit this file and into parameter **geocaching_icon_pack** specify zipped file. That's all you need to do.+In order to use these icons as a substitution for default Locus Map icons you have to specify this file in Locus [[manual:advanced:customization:config|Configuration file]]. So edit this file and specify the zipped file into the parameter **geocaching_icon_pack**. That's all you need to do.
  
 ===== List of possible icons ===== ===== List of possible icons =====
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 type_earth.png type_earth.png
 type_event.png type_event.png
-type_gps_adventure.png+type_giga_event.png 
 +type_gps_adventure.png (for "maze" type of geocache)
 type_groundspeak.png type_groundspeak.png
 +type_lab.png
 type_letterbox.png type_letterbox.png
 type_locationless.png type_locationless.png
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