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 ===== WMS ===== ===== WMS =====
  
-A list of installed WMS sources - WMS (Web Map Service) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the **Internet** that are generated by map servers using data from a GIS database. **Locus Map** offers a variety of **Worldwide sources** that can be displayed in an overlay above your active map or a direct URL entry to activate any WMS source you wish. <html><br></html><wrap info>Usage of WMS maps is limited in Locus Map Free to 250 map tiles per one Locus session.</wrap><html><br></html> More about **[[manual:user_guide:maps_wms|WMS in Locus Map >>]]**+A list of installed WMS sources - WMS (Web Map Service) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the **Internet** that are generated by map servers using data from a GIS database. **Locus Map** offers a variety of **Worldwide sources** that can be displayed in an overlay above your active map or a direct URL entry to activate any WMS source you wish.  
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 +More about **[[manual:user_guide:maps_wms|WMS in Locus Map >>]]** 
 You can select which of map **tabs to display** in the Manager. It helps to keep the manager **clear** provided you do not use all of Locus Map's available sorts of maps. Tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_more_ver_black.png?nolink&30|}}//Action button// in the upper right corner, select **Visible tabs** and tick the desired ones. For further settings, tap the [[manual:user_guide:maps_settings|Settings]] option. You can select which of map **tabs to display** in the Manager. It helps to keep the manager **clear** provided you do not use all of Locus Map's available sorts of maps. Tap the {{:manual:user_guide:ic_more_ver_black.png?nolink&30|}}//Action button// in the upper right corner, select **Visible tabs** and tick the desired ones. For further settings, tap the [[manual:user_guide:maps_settings|Settings]] option.
  
-{{:manual:user_guide:add.png?nolink |}}===== Adding Maps ===== +{{:manual:user_guide:add.png?50&nolink |}}===== Adding Maps ===== 
-Distinctive blue button in the lower right corner launches a dialog for adding maps. There are four ways how to obtain more maps in two categories:+Distinctive blue button in the lower right corner launches options of adding maps in two categories/tabs - online and offline:
 ==== Online ==== ==== Online ====
-{{ :manual:user_guide:addmaps.png?nolink |}} +{{ :manual:user_guide:addonlinemap.png?nolink |}} 
-  * **[[manual:user_guide:maps_download|Online maps download]]** - downloads an online map for offline use +  * **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store|Add more online maps]]** - switches Locus Store on to display more available online maps 
-  **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store|Get more from Locus Store]]** - switches Locus Store on to display more available online maps+ 
 +Online maps can be also **[[manual:user_guide:maps_download|downloaded for offline use]]**. Download button can be found in each map's {{:manual:user_guide:ic_more_ver_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**action menu**.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:mapdownload7.png?nolink |}}
 ==== Offline ==== ==== Offline ====
 +{{ :manual:user_guide:addofflinemaps.png?nolink |}}
   * **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store|Offline maps download]]** - switches appropriate part of Locus Store on to select offline map to download or purchase   * **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store|Offline maps download]]** - switches appropriate part of Locus Store on to select offline map to download or purchase
-  * **[[manual:user_guide:maps_external|Add external maps]]** - adds a map obtained from an external source that is stored in the device internal memory or SD card+  * **[[manual:user_guide:maps_external|External maps]]** - adds a map obtained from an external source that is stored in the device internal memory or SD card 
 + 
 +===== Top bar action menu ===== 
 +{{ :manual:user_guide:mapsmanager1.png?nolink |}} 
 +==== Blank maps ==== 
 +These "maps" contain no map data and serve as background for [[manual:user_guide:maps_tools:overlays|overlays with other maps]] that can not be used indiviually. There are two variants - **light** and **dark** (i.e. white and black). //An example of the dark variant used together with a cadastral map:// 
 +{{ :manual:user_guide:mapsmanager4.png?nolink |}} 
 +==== Refresh list ==== 
 +Re-loads the list of maps. 
 +==== Visible WMS tab ==== 
 +Switches tab with [[manual:user_guide:maps_wms|WMS maps]] ON/OFF. Those who do not use WMS sources do not have to be bothered with the third map tab and can save space. 
 +==== Settings ==== 
 +Link to [[manual:user_guide:maps_settings:|maps settings]]. 
 + 
 +{{:manual:user_guide:ic_quick_map_switch_alt.png?50 |}}
 ===== Quick Map Switch ===== ===== Quick Map Switch =====
  
-{{:manual:user_guide:ic_quick_map_switch_alt.png?nolink |}}A very useful feature of Maps Manager if you work with **various types of maps at once**. It offers your **last** used online maps**nearest** offline maps to your position at one tapIt can be added on your screen as another button by selecting **Menu > Settings > Map control&panels > Quick Map Switch**. There you define when to display it - never, when out of map or always. More about it in **[[manual:user_guide:maps_settings|Maps Settings >>]]**+A very useful feature of Maps Manager if you often switch among a group of **various types of maps at once**. It offers at one tap: 
 +  * **last** used online maps 
 +  * **nearest** offline maps to your position\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:quickmapswitch.png?nolink |}} 
 + 
 +Quick Map Shift is in the left **[[manual:user_guide:mainscr_lpanel|Content panel]]** or it can be added on your screen as another button to the **[[manual:user_guide:functions:panel|function panels >>]]**
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