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-{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_bt_config_alt.png?​nolink |}}====== Controlling ======+{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_bt_config_alt.png?​nolink|}} 
 +====== Controlling ======
  
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 {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapscreen.png?​nolink |}} {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapscreen.png?​nolink |}}
  
-**Locus Map main screen** is displayed once application is turned on. It consists of the **Map Window** and **controlling panels** - **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Function panels]]** (top, resp. right, see no.5), bottom **map controlling panel** and **[[manual:​user_guide:​mainscr_lpanel|left Action ​panel]] (8)**. Top **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Functions panel]]** is customizable and can be extended by another functions panel on the right (5). At the first start of the app the panel contains the **Main Menu** button (1), the **Information Field** (2), the **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​search|Search]]** button (3)** and **[[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​gps|GPS button/​indicator]]**(4). The **bottom panel** controls the map – centers (9), rotates (10), zooms in/out (11) and locks it (12). +**Locus Map main screen** is displayed once application is turned on. It consists of the **Map Window** and **controlling panels** - **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Function panels]]** (top, resp. right, see no.5), bottom **map controlling panel** and **[[manual:​user_guide:​mainscr_lpanel|Content ​panel]] (8)**. Top **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Functions panel]]** is customizable and can be extended by another functions panel on the right (5). At the first start of the app the panel contains the **Main Menu** button (1), the **Information Field** (2), the **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​search|Search]]** button (3) and **[[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​gps|GPS button/​indicator]]**(4). The **bottom panel** controls the map – centers (9), rotates (10), zooms in/out (11) and locks it (12). 
  
 The center of the screen is marked by the **cursor** (6), your **GPS position** is marked by a circle with a hollow dot inside (7). The color of the circle varies depending on your GPS fix - blue is fixed. The narrower the circle, the more accurate your GPS fix is. The center of the screen is marked by the **cursor** (6), your **GPS position** is marked by a circle with a hollow dot inside (7). The color of the circle varies depending on your GPS fix - blue is fixed. The narrower the circle, the more accurate your GPS fix is.
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 Under the top panel **Main Menu** button you will find a list of all [[manual:​user_guide:​functions|functions]] and [[manual:​user_guide:​settings|settings]] of the app and the entrance to the **[[manual:​user_guide:​locus_store|Locus Store]]**. ​ Under the top panel **Main Menu** button you will find a list of all [[manual:​user_guide:​functions|functions]] and [[manual:​user_guide:​settings|settings]] of the app and the entrance to the **[[manual:​user_guide:​locus_store|Locus Store]]**. ​
 +{{ :​manual:​basics:​mainmenu.png?​250 |}}
 Headline items of the main menu can be **edited**, as you can see **[[manual:​user_guide:​settings:​mainmenu|here >>​]]** Headline items of the main menu can be **edited**, as you can see **[[manual:​user_guide:​settings:​mainmenu|here >>​]]**
 =====  Information field (2) ===== =====  Information field (2) =====
  
-- offers several options to display: +By default it displays the name of your app - Locus Map Free or Pro. Tapping it unfolds an offer of several other options to display: 
-     * //Title// – version ​of your Locus Map – Free or Pro +     * //Map// – format, name, zoom and resizing % of displayed map
-     * //Map// – format, name, zoom and zoom coverage ​of displayed map in %+
      * //GPS// – GPS accuracy, number of targeted/​fixed satellites, speed and altitude.      * //GPS// – GPS accuracy, number of targeted/​fixed satellites, speed and altitude.
-     * //​Coordinates//​ – actual coordinates of the screen center ​+     * //​Coordinates//​ – actual coordinates of the screen center. Long-tapping the field **copies the coordinates to the clipboard**. ​
      * //Guiding// – distance, azimuth and estimated time of reaching your destination      * //Guiding// – distance, azimuth and estimated time of reaching your destination
      * //Track record// – recording time and distance      * //Track record// – recording time and distance
      * //Time, battery// - current date and time, battery status in % and battery temperature      * //Time, battery// - current date and time, battery status in % and battery temperature
-     * //​Sunrise/​Sunset//​ - remaining time to either sunrise or sunset depending what is closer+     * //​Sunrise/​Sunset//​ - remaining time to and absolute time of either sunrise or sunset depending what is closer 
 +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​infofield.png?​nolink |}}
 =====  Search (3) ===== =====  Search (3) =====
 By default, this button launches online address search powered by Google: By default, this button launches online address search powered by Google:
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      * Germany – //OSM MTB Europe//      * Germany – //OSM MTB Europe//
      * Hungary – //​Turistautak Classic//      * Hungary – //​Turistautak Classic//
-     * Czech republic – //SmartMaps// +     * Czech republic – //OSM Outdoor// 
-     * Slovakia – //Smartmaps//+     * Slovakia – //OSM Outdoor//
      * other Europe – //4UMaps//      * other Europe – //4UMaps//
      * Japan -  //GSI standard//      * Japan -  //GSI standard//
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 Otherwise the map is controlled by the **bottom panel buttons**: Otherwise the map is controlled by the **bottom panel buttons**:
      * **(9) centering button** – it shifts the map so that your position on the map is in the **middle of the screen** depending on your actual **GPS located position**. If your GPS is off, it shifts to your **latest located GPS fix position**. If you **touch and hold** the button, a small menu appears:      * **(9) centering button** – it shifts the map so that your position on the map is in the **middle of the screen** depending on your actual **GPS located position**. If your GPS is off, it shifts to your **latest located GPS fix position**. If you **touch and hold** the button, a small menu appears:
-       * //Hold map center// - checking this option returns the map to your actual GPS position in the center of the screen after **5 seconds** of inactivity. The method can be switched on in the [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_settings|Maps Settings]] menu as well.+       * //Hold map center// - checking this option returns the map to your actual GPS position in the center of the screen after **5 seconds** of inactivity. The method can be switched on in the [[manual:​user_guide:​settings:​control#​hold_map_center|Controlling ​Settings]] menu as well.
        * //Set custom GPS marker position// - enables to drag the screen center cursor to a custom position and confirm it in the top bar. Double tap on the centering button returns the GPS marker on its original position.        * //Set custom GPS marker position// - enables to drag the screen center cursor to a custom position and confirm it in the top bar. Double tap on the centering button returns the GPS marker on its original position.
-     * **(10) rotating button** – by default ​offers two methods of viewing your actual position in accordance with your built-in **compass**. Either it is {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_rotate_screen_black.png?​nolink&​30|}}**rotation of the map** as a whole or displaying your {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_rotate_view_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**eye view**. When **holding the button** it asks which method you prefer to set as **default** for later use. The eye view is functional only provided the **GPS is on**.{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapscreen2.png?​nolink |}} +     * **(10) rotating button** – rotates the map according to your direction. If your device is equipped with **compass**,​ it offers two methods of viewing your actual position in accordance with it. Either it is {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_rotate_screen_black.png?​nolink&​30|}}**rotation of the map** as a whole or displaying your {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_rotate_view_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**eye view**. When **holding the button** it asks which method you prefer to set as **default** for later use. The eye view is functional only provided the **GPS is on**. 
-     * **(11) zooming buttons** – the maps in **Locus Map** usually consist of a **range of zooms**, i.e. map scales accurately aligned one above another. The button **-** zooms out, i.e. switches to a smaller map scale, the **+** button zooms in,  i.e. switches to a larger scale. When holding one of the buttons, a zoom slider appears – it displays the range of available zooms and your actual zoom position. The number of zooms corresponds to the standard you know from e.g. [[http://​maps.google.com|Google Maps]]: ​+     * **(11) zooming buttons** – the maps in **Locus Map** usually consist of a **range of zooms**, i.e. map scales accurately aligned one above another. The button **-** zooms out, i.e. switches to a smaller map scale, the **+** button zooms in,  i.e. switches to a larger scale. When holding one of the buttons, a zoom slider appears – it displays the range of available zooms and your actual zoom position.\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapscreen2.png?​nolink |}}\\ The number of zooms corresponds to the standard you know from e.g. [[http://​maps.google.com|Google Maps]]: ​
        ​*//​zoom 8// – major cities, highways and main roads        ​*//​zoom 8// – major cities, highways and main roads
        ​*//​zoom 9// – towns and secondary roads        ​*//​zoom 9// – towns and secondary roads
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        ​*//​zoom 16 - 17// - houses        ​*//​zoom 16 - 17// - houses
        ​*//​zoom 18 and above// – house numbers (some maps)        ​*//​zoom 18 and above// – house numbers (some maps)
-  ​* **(12) lock button** – it launches a menu offering {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_map_lock_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**zoom lock**, {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_hint_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**lock of the screen** and a {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_magnifier_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**magnifier lense**. The zoom lock **disables switching among the map zooms** ​but allows ​enlarging ​the map view (at the cost of its blurring when extremely zooming in and illegibility of the map when extremely zooming ​out)The screen lock **blocks map shift**. A grey rectangle switch appears on the side of the window. To **unlock the screen**, drag it to the center. ​The last item of the menu, the magnifieroffers a circular window with enlarged map that **zooms the area** pointed on with the arrow of the tool. The zoom level of the enlarged area is the same. The tool is fixed in the upper left quarter of the map so if you want to point it on a different area, you have to **shift the map**. When **holding the button** it asks which tool you prefer to set as **default** for later use.+     * **(12) lock button** – it launches a menu offering {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_map_lock_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**zoom lock**, {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_hint_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**lock of the screen** and a {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_magnifier_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**magnifier lense**
 +       * **zoom lock** ​disables switching among the map zooms but **allows ​changing ​the map resolution** ​(at the cost of its blurring when extremely zooming in). Zoom lock remembers last used magnification - e.g. you use zoom 18, press zoom lock and zoom out to 50%Switch zoom lock out. Map jumps back to 100%. Press zoomlock once again, map jumps automatically to 50%. 
 +       * **screen lock** ​blocks map shift. A grey rectangle switch appears on the side of the window. To **unlock the screen**, drag it to the center. ​ 
 +       * **magnifier** - offers a circular window with enlarged map that **zooms the area** pointed on with the arrow of the tool. The zoom level of the enlarged area is the same. The tool is fixed in the upper left quarter of the map so if you want to point it on a different area, you have to **shift the map**. When **holding the button** it asks which tool you prefer to set as **default** for later use.
  
 [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools|More map tools]] are accessible from the** Main Menu > More functions**. The selection of maps to display is provided by the [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_mmanager|Map Manager]]. [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools|More map tools]] are accessible from the** Main Menu > More functions**. The selection of maps to display is provided by the [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_mmanager|Map Manager]].
manual/user_guide/maps_mainscr_ctrl.1473943008.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/09/15 14:36 by mstupka