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manual:user_guide:points:import [2019/08/21 16:55]
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 ===== About ===== ===== About =====
-Points import is used when you want to work with points from external sources ​file foldersdatabases, applications, add-ons etc. Either you choose the data yourselves or Locus Map receives them. There are several ​ways **how to launch the import**+Points import is used when you want to work with points from outside of Locus websitesapps, add-ons etc. Either you choose the data yourselves or Locus Map receives them. 
-  * **Menu > Import ​Data** - general import ​dialog ​for both points and tracks +===== 1. Launch import ===== 
-  * **Menu > Points > top bar menu > Import** +There are a few ways: 
-  * **Main screen top panel Data > top bar menu > Import** +  * **Menu ​> (more functions) ​> Import** - general import for [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​data_import|both points and tracks ​>>​]]\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​import3.png?​nolink |}} 
-  * **Points > any folder menu > Import** - imports directly into the selected folder +  * **Menu > Points > {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​add.png?​30|}} ​> Import**\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​import4.png?​nolink |}} 
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​import.png?nolink |}} +  * **(Menu) ​> Points > any folder menu > Import** - imports directly into the selected folder\\  ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​import5.png?nolink |}}
-===== Locus Map file manager ===== +
-Locus Map opens a file manager window displaying three tabs where to choose files to import. **Importable files are in full color and are clickable.** +
-<wrap info>​[[manual:​user_guide:​points:​import#​supported_file_formats|More about supported formats see here >>​]]</​wrap>​ +
-  * **Local file** tab - directory structure of your device memory. Importable files are usually stored in SDCARD folder. +
-  * **Dropbox** tab - directory structure of your Dropbox folder +
-  * **Remote file** tab - contains socket for inserting URL of a remote file stored in a internet repository (Rapidshare,​ Mega, Mediafire etc.)+
  
-===== Import dialog ​=====+===== 2. Select the file to import ===== 
 +A file manager opens with tabs displaying available drives - **local**, **Dropbox** (if installed), **Google Drive** (if installed) and a field to fill in a URL of a **remote file**. **Importable files are in full color and are clickable** (more about supported formats see below):\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​import.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * **Local** - directories in your device memory (both internal and external). 
 +  * **Dropbox** - contents of your Dropbox. Dropbox login is required when using the tab for the first time. 
 +  * **Google Drive** ​ - contents of your Google Drive. Google Drive login is required when using the tab for the first time. 
 +  * **Remote file** - a field for inserting a URL of a remote file stored on the internet 
 +===== 3. Select where to import ​=====
 After selecting the file or receiving it from some external application or add-on Locus Map analyses it and modifies the import dialog according to the content - the dialog can process points or tracks or both of them at once.  After selecting the file or receiving it from some external application or add-on Locus Map analyses it and modifies the import dialog according to the content - the dialog can process points or tracks or both of them at once. 
 ==== Point import dialog ==== ==== Point import dialog ====
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​import2.png?​nolink |}} + 
-Appears when the imported file contains just points: +Appears when the imported file contains just points:​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:points:​import2.png?​nolink |}} 
-  * **Topbar** - displays the file name +  * topbar ​displays the file name 
-  * **Folder selector** - selects the folder into which the file will be imported. ​<wrap tip>It is possible to create a new folder directly from the menu.</​wrap>  ​If you started ​import from a //folder action menu// in //Data manager// it is already pre-selected. +  * **Folder selector** - selects the folder into which the file will be imported. It is possible to create a new folder directly from the menu. If you start import from a //folder action menu// in //Points ​manager// it is already pre-selected. 
-  * **Empty selected ​folder** - deletes ​all points ​in the selected folder before the import +  * **Delete other points in folder** - removes ​all other points ​from the selected folder before the import 
-  * **Display only (not import)** - the import is unfinished, ​points are not saved, ​just displayed on the map - useful for quick preview of imported file +  * **Display only (not save)** - points are just displayed on the map screen ​- useful for quick preview of the imported file 
-  * **Show on the map after import** - imports points according to settings and displays ​them on the map +  * **Show on the map after import** - displays ​imported points ​on the map when the import is finished 
-  * **Fill altitude** - updates imported points' ​altitude information ​(only if the elevation data is available) +  * **Update elevation** - adds or updates ​the value of imported points' ​elevation ​(both only if the offline ​elevation data is available) 
-  * **Bottombar** - consists of Cancel button aborting whole operation and Import ​button to confirm and start importing.+  * **Cancel** - aborts the action 
 +  * **Import** - confirms the action
 ===== Supported file formats ===== ===== Supported file formats =====
-Locus Map points ​import ​supports ​following file formats:+Locus Map is able to import ​the following file formats:
   * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_file_type_kml.png?​nolink&​30|}} **KML and KMZ**    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_file_type_kml.png?​nolink&​30|}} **KML and KMZ** 
  
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   * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_file_type_empty.png?​nolink&​30|}} **Upi**   * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_file_type_empty.png?​nolink&​30|}} **Upi**
 [[http://​www.sygic.com/​en/​poi|Sygic]] format for POI database. [[http://​www.sygic.com/​en/​poi|Sygic]] format for POI database.
-===== Import settings ===== 
-  * <wrap box>Menu > Settings > Miscellaneous</​wrap>​ 
-==== Check duplicates ==== 
- 
-Enables scanning imported points and checking duplicates of points or geocaches during POI import. Due to this check the import is a little bit slower. 
manual/user_guide/points/import.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/27 11:00 by mstupka