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 ====== Download launch ====== ====== Download launch ======
  
-**Download** can be launched by two ways: +  * tap {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_download_alt.png?nolink&30|}} **Download** in the **Action menu** of an online map in the list. \\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload7.png?nolink |}}\\ The **download dialog** offers following options:  
-  * select and display online map you wish to download. Go back to the **Map manager**, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:add.png?nolink&20|}}button and select {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_download_black.png?nolink&30|}} Online maps download\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:download5.png?nolink |}} +
-  tap {{:manual:user_guide:ic_map_download_black.png?nolink&30|}} Download in the **Action menu** of each single map in the list. Whether you do not have an online map selected, you will be prompted. The **download dialog** offers following options:  +
   * **This screen** - a simple selection of the map area bordered by the screen of your mobile phone or tablet. No other adjustment to the downloaded area is possible.   * **This screen** - a simple selection of the map area bordered by the screen of your mobile phone or tablet. No other adjustment to the downloaded area is possible.
-  * **Select area** - define your map crop manually by tapping and drawing highlighted points on the border of the green crop area. Green points move corners of the selection, a magnifier appears when tapping the corners for their accurate placement. If you drag red points, a new points to fine-tune your selection emerge. Thus it is possible to define any shape of the map crop.+  * **Select area** - define your map crop manually by tapping and drawing highlighted points on the border of the green crop area (default is 25x25 kms). Green points move corners of the selection, a magnifier appears when tapping the corners for their accurate placement. If you drag red points, a new points to fine-tune your selection emerge. Thus it is possible to define any shape of the map crop.
 {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload.png?nolink |}} {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload.png?nolink |}}
 Other options of selecting download area emerge after tapping **Show advanced options**: Other options of selecting download area emerge after tapping **Show advanced options**:
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   * **By track** - areas to download are defined as a **surround of a track**. It is recommended for trips with a firmly stated itinerary or cross-country competitions or expeditions    * **By track** - areas to download are defined as a **surround of a track**. It is recommended for trips with a firmly stated itinerary or cross-country competitions or expeditions 
     * //Draw a new route// - by this method you define your track directly in your device by tapping on the screen. Each tap makes a new trackpoint. If you prefer more accurate method, uncheck the //Quick add// option in the menu and place your trackpoints by shifting the map center and tapping the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_path_add_alt.png?nolink&30|}}//Add point// button. In case you miss you can delete the last added point by {{:manual:user_guide:ic_path_remove_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button. Width of the area around the track can be easily adjusted by a //slider// at the top of the screen or more precisely in meters by the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_edit_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button. The trackpoints can be shifted so that you can select your area accurately. When you are satisfied, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_ok_color_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button and move to the next step - **selecting zooms**. If not, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_cancel_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button and after a confirmation **cancel** the download-selecting action.     * //Draw a new route// - by this method you define your track directly in your device by tapping on the screen. Each tap makes a new trackpoint. If you prefer more accurate method, uncheck the //Quick add// option in the menu and place your trackpoints by shifting the map center and tapping the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_path_add_alt.png?nolink&30|}}//Add point// button. In case you miss you can delete the last added point by {{:manual:user_guide:ic_path_remove_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button. Width of the area around the track can be easily adjusted by a //slider// at the top of the screen or more precisely in meters by the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_edit_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button. The trackpoints can be shifted so that you can select your area accurately. When you are satisfied, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_ok_color_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button and move to the next step - **selecting zooms**. If not, tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_cancel_alt.png?nolink&30|}}button and after a confirmation **cancel** the download-selecting action.
-    * //Select a track// - <wrap info>Available only in Locus Map Pro version.</wrap> Select a track from your storage to define your download area. The track will be divided into 25 sections that can be further adjusted to meet your requirements. Set the width of the area the same way as in the previous method and confirm.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload5.png?nolink |}}+    * //Select a track// - Select a track from your storage to define your download area. The track will be divided into 25 sections that can be further adjusted to meet your requirements. Set the width of the area the same way as in the previous method and confirm.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload5.png?nolink |}}
   * **By points** - areas to download are defined by a **group of points of interest** that you want to be included in the map   * **By points** - areas to download are defined by a **group of points of interest** that you want to be included in the map
     * //Select a folder// - go to your storage and select a **folder with points** you want to place on the downloaded map. Locus Map creates a rectangle that includes all points in the folder on the map. The rectangle can be shaped as in the Select area method and downloaded.     * //Select a folder// - go to your storage and select a **folder with points** you want to place on the downloaded map. Locus Map creates a rectangle that includes all points in the folder on the map. The rectangle can be shaped as in the Select area method and downloaded.
-    * //Around points// - <wrap info>Available only in Locus Map Pro version.</wrap> Select a points folder as previously and **define a radius** around the points which you require to be covered with map. As this is a quite accurate method of defining the map crop, there is no further adjustment available.+    * //Around points// - Select a points folder as previously and **define a radius** around the points which you require to be covered with map. As this is a quite accurate method of defining the map crop, there is no further adjustment available.
 <WRAP round important> <WRAP round important>
 Keep in mind that all maps in Locus Map consist of **square tiles** of 256px or 512px per side. All downloads work with whole tiles so it is not possible to download precisely round or curved maps - all are composed of square pieces of map. Keep in mind that all maps in Locus Map consist of **square tiles** of 256px or 512px per side. All downloads work with whole tiles so it is not possible to download precisely round or curved maps - all are composed of square pieces of map.
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   * //Zoom preview// - displays the most detailed zoom you select (the biggest scale)   * //Zoom preview// - displays the most detailed zoom you select (the biggest scale)
   * //Info bar// - total number of map tiles to download and their approximate data size   * //Info bar// - total number of map tiles to download and their approximate data size
-  * //Name// of your downloaded map - in some cases Locus pre-fills this field with a near settlement name. When there is just "name of new map", edit this field or you will be prompted later. It is not possible to proceed with doanload of a map without naming it.+  * //Name// of your downloaded map - in some cases Locus pre-fills this field with a near settlement name. When there is just "name of new map", edit this field or you will be prompted later. It is not possible to proceed with download of a map without naming it.
   * **Zoom selection**:   * **Zoom selection**:
-      * //basic options// - a slider with two limit buttons and simplified zoom descriptions (cities, streets, houses etc.). Defines only zoom limits to download everything in between.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload2.png?nolink |}}+      * //basic options// - a slider with zoom limit button and simplified zoom descriptions (cities, streets, houses etc.). Defines only the most detailed zoom limit to download plus everything above.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload2.png?nolink |}}
       * //advanced options// - a table of available zooms with checkboxes. Each zoom level contains information about map tiles number and estimated data size. Allows to define precisely which zooms to download and which not.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload3.png?nolink |}}       * //advanced options// - a table of available zooms with checkboxes. Each zoom level contains information about map tiles number and estimated data size. Allows to define precisely which zooms to download and which not.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload3.png?nolink |}}
 <WRAP round alert>**Versions 2.x of Android operation system can not handle files of 2 and more gigabytes. Keep it in mind when selecting your download area and number of zooms!** <html><br></html>If you need a bigger map, download more smaller areas, Locus Map will merge them and use them as one file. </WRAP> <WRAP round alert>**Versions 2.x of Android operation system can not handle files of 2 and more gigabytes. Keep it in mind when selecting your download area and number of zooms!** <html><br></html>If you need a bigger map, download more smaller areas, Locus Map will merge them and use them as one file. </WRAP>
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