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manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibrator [2016/12/14 16:44]
mstupka [2. Calibrate the map picture]
manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibrator [2022/04/07 13:49] (current)
mstupka
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 ===== About ===== ===== About =====
  
-This feature enables calibrating of an image of map and placing it over a background map. For example when you go to the ZOO or a park simply take a picture of its detailed plan displayed on a board at the entrance. After that you can calibrate the photo according to your background map and use it for your further navigation. <wrap info>This option is available only to Locus Map Pro users.</wrap>+This feature enables calibrating of an image of map and placing it over a background map. For example when you go to the ZOO or a park simply take a picture of its detailed plan displayed on a board at the entrance. After that you can calibrate the photo according to your background map and use it for your further navigation.
 ===== 1. Get a map picture ===== ===== 1. Get a map picture =====
   * open the function in <wrap box>Menu > More functions > On-board Map Calibrator</wrap>, a dialog appears   * open the function in <wrap box>Menu > More functions > On-board Map Calibrator</wrap>, a dialog appears
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 <WRAP round tip >If you have chosen a big image it is highly recommended to check **Optimize map** to divide the map image into many small maps (tiles) bundled into one file. <WRAP round tip >If you have chosen a big image it is highly recommended to check **Optimize map** to divide the map image into many small maps (tiles) bundled into one file.
 </WRAP> </WRAP>
 +==== Save the calibration configuration for later use ====
 +If you have **more map images of the same size and scale** to calibrate you can use one configuration for calibrating them all:
 +  - calibrate the first image
 +  - **save the calibration configuration**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibr11.png?nolink |}}
 +  - open the next image
 +  - calibrate
 +  - repeat ad hoc.
 ===== 4. Use the calibrated map ===== ===== 4. Use the calibrated map =====
 Your calibrated map appears now as an **overlay**\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibr6.png?nolink |}}\\ and can be managed in **[[manual:user_guide:items:management|Map Items]]** box or in the [[manual:user_guide:mainscr_lpanel#active_items|left panel Active items]] tab.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibr7.png?nolink |}} Your calibrated map appears now as an **overlay**\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibr6.png?nolink |}}\\ and can be managed in **[[manual:user_guide:items:management|Map Items]]** box or in the [[manual:user_guide:mainscr_lpanel#active_items|left panel Active items]] tab.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:maps_tools:calibr7.png?nolink |}}
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