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-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_points_alt.png?​nolink|}}====== ​Locus Maps Points of Interest ======+{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_points_alt.png?​nolink&}} 
 + 
 +====== Points of Interest ​(BETA) ​======
  
 ---- ----
-**Locus Maps** are based on the [[http://​www.openstreetmap.org/​|OpenStreetMap]] Data and are rendered directly in Locus Map application via [[http://​wiki.openstreetmap.org/​wiki/​Mapsforge|MapsForge]] toolbox. The maps cover the whole World and are available in map packets covering individual states which can be purchased and downloaded solely for offline use. 
  
-Database of OpenStreetMap points of interest is an **integral part of Locus Maps**. In Locus Map it can be displayed not only on maps (actually on any map of an area covered by downloaded ​Locus Maps) but also as an autonomous database on which several actions ​can be performed:​ +<WRAP center round important>​ This function is not fully developed yet - including its name. It can be referred to as LoMaps POI elsewhere in this Manual. </​WRAP>​ 
-  * **database ​browsing** - database ​consists ​of a structure of folders ​and subfolders ​with points of particular categories, e.g. //​Accomodation,​ Financial&​Post services, Culture&​Tourism//​ etc. Each category is sub-divided into subcategories and also contains a special parameter "​around"​ that allows to browse points around current location of user. Selecting ​a folder ​highlights all its points ​on map, selecting ​a particular point displays its detail info screen ​and highlights the point on the map as well. All points in folders are always sorted by distance from the map screen ​center crosshair ​(or from the user's location if the device is GPS fixed and the map centered). + 
-  * **POI search** - fulltext ​search of names and keywords. E.g. keyword "​pub"​ returns all points with "​pub"​ in their name, description or amenity.+**LoMaps** are based on the [[http://​www.openstreetmap.org/​|OpenStreetMap]] Data and are rendered directly in Locus Map application via [[http://​wiki.openstreetmap.org/​wiki/​Mapsforge|MapsForge]] toolbox. The maps cover the whole World and are available in map packets covering individual states which can be purchased and downloaded solely for offline use. 
 + 
 +Database of OpenStreetMap points of interest is an **integral part of LoMaps**. In Locus Map it can be displayed not only on maps (actually on any map of an area covered by downloaded ​LoMaps) but also as an autonomous database on which **browsing** and **search** ​can be performed
 +===== LoMaps POI screen ===== 
 + 
 +  * <wrap box>Menu > More functions > Points of interest (BETA)</​wrap>​ 
 + 
 +  * **topbar** 
 +      * {{:manual:​user_guide:​ic_hide_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}- when particular points are selected, the button changes and displays number of them on the map. Tapping this removes highlighting of **selected** ​ points on map. 
 +      * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_more_ver_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}- controlling display of **all** ​ LoMaps POIs on map 
 +  * **LoMaps file** ​ - select a file with POI database. It is identical with the LoMaps file. It is possible to select one file only. 
 +  ​* **Points around**  ​displays a list of all nearest points across all folders around your current position or position of the center cursor 
 +  * **Search** ​ - fulltext search of POI. Typing first few characters returns results that can be further precised. 
 +  * **list of POI folders and subfolders** ​ - //​Accomodation,​ Financial&​Post services, Culture&​Tourism,​ Public services, Hiking&​Cycling,​ Nature, Emergency&​Health,​ Places of Worship, Food&​Drink,​ Shopping, Sport leisure, Car services, Transportation // 
 +{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​locusmappoi.png?​nolink& ​ }} 
 + 
 +===== POIs browsing ===== 
 + 
 +LoMaps POIs database ​consist ​of a structure of folders with points of particular categories, e.g. //​Accomodation,​ Financial&​Post services, Culture&​Tourism// ​ etc. Each category is sub-divided into subcategories and also contains a special parameter "​around"​ that allows to browse points around current location of user. 
 + 
 +Points in selected ​folder ​can be highlighted ​on map by tapping {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_map_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}button in topbar (showing also number of points in the selected folder): {{  :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​locusmappoi1.png?​nolink& ​ }}Selecting ​a particular point displays its detail info screen. All points in folders are always sorted by distance from the map screen ​cursor ​(or from the user's location if the device is GPS fixed and the map centered). 
 + 
 +<wrap info>It is not possible to import LoMaps POI. Only highlighted display is allowed. </​wrap>​ 
 + 
 +===== POI search ​===== 
 + 
 +Full text search of names and keywords. E.g. keyword "​pub"​ returns all points with "​pub"​ in their name, description or amenity. ​{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​locusmappoi2.png?​nolink& ​ }} 
 + 
 +===== Deactivation of LoMaps POIs =====
  
-<wrap important>​It is not possible to import Locus Maps POI. Only highlighted display is allowed.</wrap>+All dynamic points of interest can be deactivated - removed from map. Only passive symbols in the map remainTap {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_more_ver_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}in the topbar and uncheck ​//Display on map//. {{  :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​locusmappoi3.png?​nolink& ​ }}
  
-===== Locus Maps POI screen ===== +<WRAP center round important ​LoMaps Points of interest database (mapname.osm.db) can be used only when a corresponding LoMap map file (mapname.osm.map) is present in /mapsVector directory. If the map file is removed (e.g. due to saving space for use of other map) the POI file cannot be initialized. ​</WRAP>
-  * {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​locusmappoi.png?​nolink|}}<wrap box>Menu > More > Locus Maps POI</wrap>+
  
-  * **topbar** - contains only a button aborting highlighted display of selected points on map. When a particular folder is selected, the button changes and displays number of points in the folder. Tapping it highlights the points from the folder on the map. 
-  * **Locus Maps file** - select a file with POI database. It is identical with the Locus Maps file. It is possible to select one file only. 
-  * **Search** - fulltext search of POI. Typing first few characters returns results that can be further precised. 
-  * **list of POI folders and subfolders** - //​Accomodation,​ Financial&​Post services, Culture&​Tourism,​ Public services, Hiking&​Cycling,​ Nature, Emergency&​Health,​ Places of Worship, Food&​Drink,​ Shopping, Sport leisure, Car services, Transportation//​ 
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