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-{{  :manual:user_guide:ic_quick_www_bookmark_black.png?nolink&}} +{{ :manual:user_guide:ic_quick_www_bookmark_alt.png}}====== Quick bookmark ======
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-====== Quick WWW Bookmark ======+
  
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   * <wrap info>This feature is available in Locus Map Pro only.</wrap>   * <wrap info>This feature is available in Locus Map Pro only.</wrap>
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 ===== About ===== ===== About =====
 +With this feature you can **transfer yourself quickly from a location in Locus Map to the same location on a map website or applicaton**. For example for downloading tips for trips. Just tap the selected bookmark:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark09.gif?nolink |}} 
 +===== Pre-set bookmarks =====
 +For a quick start, there are a few pre-set bookmarks. To activate one, do following:
 +  * go to Locus menu > More functions > Quick bookmarks
 +  * tap {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:add.png?nolink&30|}} button to add a new bookmark
 +  * select **Predefined**, a list of "favorites" emerges
 +  * tap a bookmarked website or app and close the list. The bookmark is ready for use:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark10.gif?nolink |}}
  
-Feature enabling to bookmark a parameter URL of any map website that can transfer you to Locus Map defined location by a single button tap e.g. for downloading tips for trips. The function can be found in the <wrap box>Menu > More</wrap> at the bottom. +===== Get your own bookmark ===== 
- +As there are many map websites and apps and each of them uses 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 **[[http://www.Bikemap.net|Bikemap.net]]** 
-As there are many map websites or servers and each of them uses different structure of their parametrized URL, there is not a single universal instruction 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 **[[http://www.Bikemap.net|Bikemap.net]]** +  - 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:\\ \\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark01.png?nolink |}}\\ \\  
- +  - tap {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:add.png?nolink&30|}} button and select **Add new...**\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark02.png?nolink |}}\\  
-===== Instructions ===== +  - insert the name and compose the **URL template** according to the **website URL**, using **ADD TAG** button for the variables:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark04.png?nolink |}}\\ In case you want to specify the app in which you want to open the URL, **open the app selection and choose the app**. The final setup will be like this:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark03.png?nolink |}}\\ \\ <wrap important>The URL syntax must be preserved or the feature will not work!</wrap>
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-  - have a look at the structure of the website URL that leads to the map display. It consists of the main domain name **[[http://www.bikemap.net|www.bikemap.net]]**, **language**  parameter, **zoom**  parameter, **latitude**, **longitude**, **map type**  parameter and the rest: \\  \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark01.png?nolink&  }} \\ +
-  - go to <wrap box>Locus Map > Menu > More > Quick WWW bookmark</wrap> and tap {{:manual:user_guide:ic_add_alt.png?nolink&30}}button to define a **new bookmark** \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark02.png?nolink&  }} +
-  - insert the name and compose the **URL template**  according to the **website URL**, using **ADD TAG**  button for the variables: \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark04.png?nolink&  }} \\ the final setup will be like this: \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark03.png?nolink&  }} \\  \\ <wrap important>The URL syntax must be preserved or the feature will not work!</wrap>+
   - **Confirm**   - **Confirm**
-  - adjust the map in Locus Map at your desired location \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark06.png?nolink&  }} +  - your bookmark emerges in the list
-  - tap **Quick WWW Bookmark**  in <wrap box>Menu > More</wrap> and select the **Bikemap bookmark** \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark05.png?nolink&  }} +
-  - a web browser window opens with [[http://www.bikemap.net|Bikemap.net]] positioned at your location: \\ {{  :manual:user_guide:functions:quickbookmark07.png?nolink&  }} +
manual/user_guide/functions/quick_bookmark.1442586006.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/09/18 16:20 by kech61