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 ===== The Main Screen ===== ===== The Main Screen =====
  
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 The screen is covered by an **online map** which **Locus Map** automatically selected by the country you are in at the moment of installation. E.g. Hungarians see Turaterkep Classic map, New Zealanders NZTopoMaps, USGS maps are displayed to the US users etc. Anyway, you will never be left without a map, provided you are still **online**. The screen is covered by an **online map** which **Locus Map** automatically selected by the country you are in at the moment of installation. E.g. Hungarians see Turaterkep Classic map, New Zealanders NZTopoMaps, USGS maps are displayed to the US users etc. Anyway, you will never be left without a map, provided you are still **online**.
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   * you can move the map by simple **touching and dragging**, zoom it in/out by **tapping {{:manual:user_guide:ic_zoom_in_black.png?nolink&30|}}{{:manual:user_guide:ic_zoom_out_black.png?nolink&30|}} buttons** or by **pinching** {{:manual:basics:pinch.png?nolink&30|}}. If you prefer single hand control, you can **double-tap and drag** the map {{:manual:basics:draw.png?nolink&30|}} to zoom it.<html><br><br></html>   * you can move the map by simple **touching and dragging**, zoom it in/out by **tapping {{:manual:user_guide:ic_zoom_in_black.png?nolink&30|}}{{:manual:user_guide:ic_zoom_out_black.png?nolink&30|}} buttons** or by **pinching** {{:manual:basics:pinch.png?nolink&30|}}. If you prefer single hand control, you can **double-tap and drag** the map {{:manual:basics:draw.png?nolink&30|}} to zoom it.<html><br><br></html>
-  * if you want to see your **positition on the map**, tap the centering button {{:manual:user_guide:ic_my_location_alt.png?nolink&30|}} in the lower left corner. Your position is aligned with  the map screen center {{:manual:user_guide:ic_location_cross.png?nolink&30|}}. <WRAP important round>Keep in mind that your phone **GPS must be on**. If you're not sure how to do it, [[http://www.droid-life.com/2013/01/30/how-to-enable-gps-and-other-location-services-beginners-guide/|look here >>]]</WRAP> +  * if you want to see your **positition on the map**, tap the centering button {{:manual:user_guide:ic_my_location_alt.png?nolink&30|}} in the lower left corner. Your position is aligned with  the cursor {{:manual:user_guide:ic_location_cross.png?nolink&30|}}. <WRAP important round>Keep in mind that your phone **GPS must be on**. If you're not sure how to do it, [[http://www.droid-life.com/2013/01/30/how-to-enable-gps-and-other-location-services-beginners-guide/|look here >>]]</WRAP> 
-  * if you want to **rotate the map** according to the built-in compass, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_rotate_alt.png?nolink&30|}} button next to the centering and select "Rotate map". Whether you are not sure what direction you are watching, select the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_rotate_view_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **Show view** option from the same menu.<html><br><br></html> +  * if you want to **rotate the map** according to your direction, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_rotate_alt.png?nolink&30|}} button next to the centering. If your phone or tablet is equipped with hardware compass, you can select "Rotate map" or {{:manual:user_guide:ic_rotate_view_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **Show view** option from a popup menu - this helps when you want to know what direction your are watching (if your phone or tablet does not have hardware compass, this menu is deactivated).\\ \\ 
-  * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_lock_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **locks** map zoom, all map screen and what's more, it offers also a {{:manual:user_guide:ic_magnifier_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**magnifier lens**! That your grandma will surely approve of.<html><br><br></html> +  * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_lock_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **locks** map zoom, all map screen and what's more, it offers also a {{:manual:user_guide:ic_magnifier_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**magnifier lens**! That your grandma will surely approve of.\\ \\  
-  * if you'd like to **change the map on the screen**, tap {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_alt.png?nolink&30|}} button in the upper right corner. It switches on the map menu that offers a wide selection of **online maps** to display and **download for offline usage**. Just choose a map you'd like to browse or travel with and tap it. A new window with the map terms of use appears, tap the "Confirm" button and** enjoy!** The selected map in the map list is highlighted in orange.<html><br><br></html><WRAP important round>Make sure you are **connected to the internet** when you use online maps!</WRAP>+  * if you'd like to **change the map on the screen**, tap {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_alt.png?nolink&30|}} button in the upper right corner. It switches on the map menu that offers a wide selection of **online maps** to display and **download for offline usage**. Just choose a map you'd like to browse or travel with and tap it.\\ </html><WRAP important round>Make sure you are **connected to the internet** when you use online maps!</WRAP>
 ===== The Main Menu ===== ===== The Main Menu =====
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   * contains six main buttons - {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:maps|Maps]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_search_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:functions:search|Search]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_points_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:points|Points]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_import_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:functions:data_import|Data import]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_tracks_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:tracks|Tracks]]** and {{:manual:user_guide:ic_track_record_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **[[manual:user_guide:tracks:recording:|Track recording]]**   * contains six main buttons - {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:maps|Maps]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_search_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:functions:search|Search]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_points_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:points|Points]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_import_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:functions:data_import|Data import]]**, {{:manual:user_guide:ic_tracks_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:tracks|Tracks]]** and {{:manual:user_guide:ic_track_record_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **[[manual:user_guide:tracks:recording:|Track recording]]**
   *  **More functions**{{:manual:user_guide:ic_arrow_complex_right_alt.png?nolink&30|}} show other **[[manual:user_guide#functions|Functions]]** of Locus Map.   *  **More functions**{{:manual:user_guide:ic_arrow_complex_right_alt.png?nolink&30|}} show other **[[manual:user_guide#functions|Functions]]** of Locus Map.
-  * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_store_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:locus_store:about|Locus Store]]** - here you can **buy maps**+  * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_store_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:locus_store:about|Locus Store]]** - here you can **buy and download maps and other features**
   * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_web_services_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:add-ons#web_services|Web services]]** - databases with tips for trips   * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_web_services_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:add-ons#web_services|Web services]]** - databases with tips for trips
   * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_settings_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:settings:|Settings]]** - all possible Locus settings   * {{:manual:user_guide:ic_settings_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**[[manual:user_guide:settings:|Settings]]** - all possible Locus settings
manual/basics/locuscontrol.1460026447.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/04/07 12:54 by mstupka