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 ===== About ===== ===== About =====
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​import.png?nolink |}}Import ​is used when you want to work with tracks from external sources ​route planning ​websites, ​databasesapplications ​etc. Either you choose the data yourselves or Locus Map receives them. There are several ​ways **how to launch the import**+Tracks ​import is used when you want to **work with tracks from outside of Locus** ​- websites, ​appsadd-ons ​etc. Either you choose the data yourselves or Locus Map receives them. 
-  * <wrap box>Menu > Import ​data</​wrap+===== 1. Launch import ===== 
-  * <wrap box>Data Top panel menu > Import</​wrap>​ +There are a few ways: 
-  * <wrap box>​Data ​> Tracks ​tab > any folder menu > Import</​wrap> ​- imports directly into the selected folder+  * **Menu > (more functions) ​> Import** - general import for [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​data_import|both points and tracks ​>>]]\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​points:​import3.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * **Menu ​Tracks ​{{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​add.png?​30|}} ​> Import**\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trackimport02.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * **(Menu) ​> Tracks > any folder menu > Import** - imports directly into the selected folder\\  {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trackimport03.png?​nolink |}}
  
-===== Locus Map file manager ​===== +===== 2. Select the file to import ​===== 
-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+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 ​|}} 
-<wrap info>[[manual:​user_guide:​tracks:import#​supported_file_formats|More about supported formats see here >>​]]</​wrap>​ +  * **Local** - directories in your device memory ​(both internal and external)
-  * **Local ​file** tab directory structure of your device memory. Importable files are usually stored in SDCARD folder+  * **Dropbox** - contents ​of your Dropbox. Dropbox login is required when using the tab for the first time. 
-  * **Dropbox** ​tab directory structure ​of your Dropbox ​folder +  * **Google Drive** ​ - contents of your Google Drive. Google Drive login is required when using the tab for the first time. 
-  * **Remote file** ​tab contains socket ​for inserting URL of a remote file stored ​in a internet ​repository (Rapidshare,​ Mega, Mediafire etc.) +  * **Remote file** - a field for inserting ​URL of a remote file stored ​on the internet 
- +===== 3. Select where to import ​===== 
-===== Import dialog ​===== +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 Locus Map analyses it and modifies the import dialog according to the content - the dialog can process tracks ​or points ​or both of them at once.  +==== Track import dialog ====
-==== Tracks ​import dialog ==== +
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trackimport.png?​nolink |}}Appears when the imported file contains just tracks: +
-  * **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 - select //Add new folder//​.</​wrap> ​ If you started import from a //folder action menu// in //Data manager// it is already pre-selected. +
-  * **Empty selected folder** - deletes all tracks in the selected folder before the import +
-  * **Display only (not import)** - the import is unfinished, the track is not saved, just displayed on the map - useful for quick preview of imported file +
-  * **Show on the map after import** - imports track according to settings and displays them on the map +
-  * **Fill altitude** - updates altitude information of imported trackpoints (only if the elevation data is available) +
-  * **Bottombar** - contains Cancel button aborting whole operation and Import button to confirm and start importing. +
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-<WRAP center round tip> +
-When importing track and detached waypoints in one imported file Locus Map offers connecting the waypoints to the track so that they are stored in the same database and displayed on the map together. Otherwise the points are stored in the points database and can be managed and displayed separately. +
-</​WRAP>​+
  
 +Appears when the imported file contains just tracks:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trackimport.png?​nolink |}}
 +  * topbar displays the file name
 +  * **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 //Tracks manager// it is already pre-selected.
 +  * **Delete other tracks in folder** - removes all other tracks from the selected folder before the import
 +  * **Use style of the folder** - imported track will take color, thickness, pattern etc. defined for the folder it is imported to
 +  * **Display only (not save)** - tracks are just displayed on the map screen - useful for a quick preview of the imported file
 +  * **Show on the map after import** - displays imported tracks on the map when the import is finished
 +  * **Update elevation** - adds or updates the value of imported tracks'​ elevation (both only if the offline elevation data is available)
 +  * **Cancel** - aborts the action
 +  * **Import** - confirms the action
 ===== Supported file formats ===== ===== Supported file formats =====
 Locus Map tracks import supports following file formats: Locus Map tracks import supports following file formats:
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 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​GeoJSON|GeoJSON]] is an open standard format designed for representing simple geographical features, along with their non-spatial attributes, based on JavaScript Object Notation. [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​GeoJSON|GeoJSON]] is an open standard format designed for representing simple geographical features, along with their non-spatial attributes, based on JavaScript Object Notation.
-===== Import settings ===== 
-  * <wrap box>Menu > Settings > Miscellaneous</​wrap>​ 
-==== Track color and transparency ==== 
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-Sets **default color** of all recorded, imported or manually created tracks. 
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-==== Track width ==== 
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-Sets **default width** of all recorded and imported tracks and manually created routes. 
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