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Quick WWW Bookmark


  • This feature is available in Locus Map Pro only.

About

With this feature you can transfer yourself quickly from a location in Locus Map to the same location on a map website. For example for downloading tips for trips. Just tap the selected bookmark:

Pre-set bookmarks

For a quick start, there are a few pre-set bookmarks. To activate one, follow the instructions:

  • go to Locus menu > More functions > Quick WWW bookmarks
  • tap button to add a new bookmark
  • select Predefined, a list of “favorites” emerges
  • tap a bookmarked website and close the list. The bookmarked website is ready for use:

Get your own bookmark

As there are many map websites and each of them uses the different structure of their parametrized URL, there is not a single universal instruction on how to set up this function. For better understanding what this function is about, we will present a demo setup made on a well-known track database Bikemap.net

  1. have a look at the structure of the website URL that leads to the map display. It consists of the main domain name www.bikemap.net, language parameter, zoom parameter, latitude, longitude, map type parameter and the rest:



  2. tap button and select Add new…

  3. insert the name and compose the URL template according to the website URL, using ADD TAG button for the variables:

    the final setup will be like this:


    The URL syntax must be preserved or the feature will not work!
  4. Confirm
  5. your bookmark emerges in the list
manual/user_guide/functions/quick_bookmark.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/23 16:37 by mstupka