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-====== Route Planning ​and Editing ​====== +====== Route Planning ======
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-===== About ===== +===== About routes ​=====
-**Routes** are strings of waypoints along which user is **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance|guided]]** or **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation|navigated]]**. ​+
  
-Unlike tracks, routes are **pre-planned** and put into navigation devices or **drawn on maps** so that we can travel ​along their paths. ​**Tracks** that were directly recorded ​or imported from someone else who recorded them **can be turned into routes**.+**Routes** are strings of routepoints ​along which user is **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance|guided]]** or **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation|navigated]]** during his activity - hiking, biking etc
  
-Routes ​can be drawn **manually on the map** or **calculated** by a navigation ​device, by PC software, web application or mobile application. **Locus Map** provides several methods of creating routes - **drawing point by point**, **drawing with routing service assistance** ​or **rendering from tracks**. +**Routes** ​are **pre-planned,​ drawn on maps or imported** and put into navigation ​devices so that we can travel along their lines. **Tracks** that were recorded ​by you or someone else **can be turned into routes** when we need to navigate them.
-===== Route Planning Screen =====+
  
-  ​* <wrap box>Menu > More functions > Add new route & Measure</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan14.png?​nolink |}} +**Routes** can be drawn **manually on the map** or **automatically** by an online routing service, offline routing app, PC software or web application. **Locus Map** provides several methods of creating routes: 
-  * <wrap box>​Tracks > {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​add.png?​nolink&​30}}> ​Add new route & Measure</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan15.png?​nolink |}}+  * **Route planner** - tool for manual and automatic drawing of routes with routing service assistance 
 +  * **Changing tracks to routes** - using tracks as routes for navigaton 
 +===== Route planner ===== 
 +This tool can be switched on several ways: 
 + 
 +  ​* <wrap box>Menu > Route planner</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan14.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * <wrap box>​Menu ​> Tracks > {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​add.png?​nolink&​30}}> ​Route planner</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan15.png?​nolink |}}
   * <wrap box>add function to the [[:​manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Function panel]] for quick launch</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan16.png?​nolink |}}   * <wrap box>add function to the [[:​manual:​user_guide:​functions:​panel|Function panel]] for quick launch</​wrap>​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan16.png?​nolink |}}
 +==== Route planner screen ====
  
-Route planning screen consists of the main **map screen**, additional **bottom panel** ​ and **total distance counter**:​\\ ​{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan.png?​nolink&  ​}} +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan.png?​nolink ​|}} 
- +  ​**Drawing mode** - select among manual and automatic modes 
-  * **Total distance counter**  - displays real total distance of the route. Tapping it changes distance units. +  ​- ​**add/​remove shaping points** 
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_add_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}**adds a routepoint**  ​on the map screen cursor position. Tap-and-hold launches the [[:​manual:​user_guide:​tools:​location|Location selector]] for further methods of selecting waypoint location. +  ​**back/​forward** - move along planning process steps 
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_remove_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}**removes**  the last added **routepoint** +  ​- ​**zooming ​and centering buttons** 
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_directions_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}displays dialog of the **router assisted drawing**+  * **Topbar** - contains ​**Route menu** 
-      * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_settings_navigation_alt.png?​nolink&​30}} [[:​manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation:​settings|routing settings]] ​sets //routing data source// ​and many others useful options +  * **Bottom bar** - displays basic route stats (length, estimated time, positive and negative elevation gain) and elevation chart button, sliding the chart up (only Locus Map Pro):​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:rteplan2.png?nolink |}} 
-      * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_cycle_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}{{:manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_runner_alt.png?nolink&30|}}{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_tourist_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}{{:​manual:​user_guide:ic_type_car_fast_alt.png?nolink&30|}}… selection of //routing profiles// ​ - depends on used routing service{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan2.png?​nolink& ​ }} +==== Route line ==== 
-      ​{{:​manual:​user_guide:​abc_btn_check_to_on_mtrl_015.png?​nolink&​30}}//​compute instructions//  ​renders also voice navigation commands +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:rteplan20.png?nolink |}} 
-  ​{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_tools_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}**tool menu**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan13.png?nolink |}} +  {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​shapept.png?​nolink&​20|}} **shaping point** ​basic point building the route, can be changed into **via point**
-      ​//Quick add//  - enables adding routepoints by simple tapping the map - inaccurate but very fast +  ​* {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​auxpt.png?nolink&20|}} **segment point** - forms on the line between shaping points. Changes ​to a new shaping point when shiftedIndicates activity for which the route segment was planned
-      ​//​[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​measure#​measuring_area|Compute area]]// ​ - adds another digit field with computed area defined by routepoints (not the computed route itself). Tapping the digit changes its units: //m2 > ha > km2 > ft2 > yd2 > acre > mi2 > nm2// +  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​viapt.png?​nolink&​20|}} **via point** - place through which you want to go during navigation
-      ​//Define width//  ​displays a slider adjusting width of the clicked ​line (not the route) from 0 to 99 px. +
-      * //Show chart// ​ - displays chart tab of the route detail with route elevation profileUseful for planning in unknown terrain. +
-      * //​[[manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​planning&#​estimated_travel_time|Travel time]]// - here you can select an activity on the route and get estimated time spent on the trip +
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_ok_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}**finishes route planning**  and proceeds ​to **saving** ​ (or guiding along the route) +
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_cancel_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}**finishes route planning** ​ and **deletes the route** ​ (after security prompt)+
  
 +The line between points stretches straight in case of manual drawing or runs along roads and paths in case of automatic drawing.
 ===== Drawing instructions ===== ===== Drawing instructions =====
-  * **make necessary settings** - e.g. select routing service +==== Set your drawing mode ==== 
-    * //Menu > Settings > Navigation//​ +  * tap {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​mandraw.png?​nolink&​30|}}\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan3.png?nolink |}}\\ and choose how to draw: 
-    * or //routing data service dialog > navigation settings// +    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_add_new_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} **manual mode** - only plain line stretches ​between ​shaping points:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan4.png?nolink |}}\\ This is useful for simple distance measurement or for areas not covered ​by routing data (off-road and off-path areas)
-  * **set starting point:** +    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_cycle_alt.png?​nolink&​30}}{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_tourist_alt.png?nolink&30|}}{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_type_car_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} ​etc. **automatic mode** - line calculated ​by a routing service is rendered between shaping ​points:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan5.png?nolink |}}\\ The shape of the line depends on selected mode car routes run along roadswalking routes along paths etc. The automatic modes are provided by **routing services**. Some of them work online, some [[manual:​faq:​how_to_navigate_offline|offline]] and you can set them after tapping ​{{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_settings_navigation_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}. ​More info at [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation:​settings|Navigation settings]].\\ <WRAP center round tip> 
-    * shift {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_location_cross.png?​nolink&​30|}}//map screen center// at the desired spot - quite accurate method +=== Offline ​automatic ​route planning ​=== 
-    * select location by the //​[[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​location|location selector]]//​ - depending on selected method the starting point location can be defined very precisely, e.g. by coordinates or postal address +Download ​and install free co-application **[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=btools.routingapp|BRouter]]**. Download also offline routing data of the area you are planning the route throughBRouter ​appears among other routing services ​in Locus  ​[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation:​settings|navigation settings]]. Set it as default. 
-    * //quick add// - tapping the map - fastest method but not accurate +</​WRAP>​ 
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_add_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**add route points** - use any of above mentioned methods to add routepoints. They are displayed as green dots on the line. Red dots between them can be drag-dropped to further shape the line and to insert more routepoints. +    * **Include navigation hints** - when checked, Locus creates also direction commands related to the new route which can be used for voice navigation.
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_directions_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**router assistance** - makes route planning much easier. Turn it on, add routepoints and the router will compute the route between ​them along existing roads and paths. Where the routing data source does not provide reasonable route, turn it off and continue by manual clicking until the routing source allows computing again. It is also possible to change the routing profile during routing to adjust the computing result according to your needs. **Always turn the routing assistance function first before you want to compute route between two new routepoints,​ not vice versa!**\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan6.png?nolink |}} +
-  * by tapping a green routepoint you can create a **via point** ​(the green changes to blue) a point you will be navigated to even if the route is recalculated during navigation.\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan8.png?​nolink |}} +
-  * the viapoint can be renamed\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan7.png?​nolink |}}\\ and after saving the route it will be marked by an icon:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan9.png?​nolink |}}\\ Voice navigation with TTS on will notify of such a via point+
-  you can also add **points of interest** as via points. Click them on the map and tap {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_add_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} on the popup.\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan10.png?nolink |}}\\ They will be marked blue immediately.\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan11.png?​nolink |}}  +
-  * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_path_remove_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}**remove waypoints** - in case you do not like the route, you can go back by removing ​points ​and then repair the route by adding new ones. Or by tap-and-hold you can delete whole route. +
-  * {{:manual:​user_guide:​ic_ok_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}save the route\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan12.png?nolink |}}\\ Enter //(1) name// and //​description//,​ select //(2) activity// on the route, select destination //(3) folder// (or create a new one), and set //(4) route line style// ​colorwidth etc. if needed. For quick **guiding**  ​without saving the route tap //Guide ON//  in {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_more_ver_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}}topbar menu+
-===== Offline ​planning a route with BRouter ===== +
-If you need an offline routing engine for planning routes (and point-to-point navigation as well), download ​and install free co-application **[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=btools.routingapp|BRouter]]**. Download also offline routing data of the area you are planning the route through ​and set BRouter ​as default router ​in [[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation:​settings|navigation settings]]. ​+
  
-BRouter provides also **[[manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​planning:​brouter|alternative method of planning your route >>​]]** in cooperation with Locus Map. It utilizes BRouter'​s ability to engage transit **via** points and **nogo** points that, on the contrary, must be avoided during navigation. +==== Add shaping points ​==== 
-===== Rendering routes from tracks ===== +The route is built by **shaping points** ​{{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​shapept.png?nolink&20|}} added on map: 
-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan3.png?nolink |}}  +  * by **tapping** {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​addpt.png?​nolink&​30|}} (points are added on the **cursor position**
-Tracks can be turned into routes when they are intended for navigation or guidance: +  ​by **tapping directly on map** (this option can be turned off in the route menu) 
-  * select track in data manager or tap on it on the map +The route line, rendered between shaping points, contains also **segment points** {{:manual:​user_guide:​tracks:auxpt.png?​nolink&​20|}}. Both shaping and segment points can be **moved on map** and the route is **immediately re-rendered** accordingly. By moving ​segment point you change it into a shaping point and new segment points are created in between. 
-  * select ​**Navigate** or **Guide On** or **Guide On reverse** +==== Add via points ==== 
-  * **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:navigation:​along-route|more about navigation along a route >>]]** +Via points are places you want to go through when **navigating the route** ​- the voice navigation will notify you of them and in case of route recalculation the via points are not detoured.
-  ​* **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance#​guidance_along_a_route|more about guidance along a route >>]]**+
  
-===== Estimated travel time =====+Via points can be created out of shaping points: 
 +  * tap a shaping point and select **Change to** from the popup label:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan6.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * **rename** the via point (optional) and confirm. Via point in the planner:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan7.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * after saving the route the via point is **marked by an icon**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan8.png?​nolink |}}
  
-When you plan trip it is always useful ​to have some estimation of the **trip travel time**Locus can calculate this time after selecting the trip **activity** - 3 types of walk, 9 types of bike and two of crosscountry skiing. The time is calculated from the distanceestimated speed and elevation gain per hour. {{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trtime01.png?nolink&  ​}}\\ +By moving ​via point on map in route planner ​it changes back to a shaping point. 
-{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trtime02.png?nolink&  ​}}\\ +==== Add LoMap POIs ==== 
-{{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trtime03.png?nolink&  ​}}\\ +[[manual:​user_guide:​points:​about#​lomaps_points_of_interest|LoMap dynamic points of interest]] ​can be added to your route too: 
-This function can be found in the track detail screen menu > more.+  ​tap a POI on map 
 +  ​select where to put the POI in the route at the startend or inside:​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan9.png?​nolink ​|}} 
 +  * when you select to add the POI at the end:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan10.png?​nolink ​|}} 
 +  * when you select to add the POI inside the route:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan11.png?​nolink ​|}}
  
-===== Editing already saved tracks and routes ===== +==== Add your own points ​==== 
-If you want to edit saved tracks (e.g. due to inaccuracy of the GPS recording) or already planned ​route, you can do so directly on map+Your own interesting places or downloaded geocaches can be added to your route:  
-  * **select ​a track/route to edit** - in the data manager or on the map\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan17.png?nolink |}}\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan18.png?nolink |}} +  * display your selected ​**points on map** (Menu > Points > select ​whole folder or individual points) 
-  * select {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_edit_track_on_map_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**Edit on map** from the {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_arrow_simple_right_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**More options** menu +  * add them to your route **the same way as LoMap POIs** (see above):\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan12.png?nolink |}} 
-  * **new bottom panel** emerges+ 
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_track_info_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} ​turns back to the track detail screen +==== Add individually defined points ==== 
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_point_info_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} ​displays ​the nearest trackpoint detail +Define a new point by an address, coordinates,​ projection etc. and add it to your route. 
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_tools_alt.png?nolink&30|}} displays trackpoint editing ​menu:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan4.png?nolink |}} +  * open **route menu** from the topbar:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan13.png?nolink |}} 
-      //​Display ​on chart// - displays selected trackpoint ​on chart +  * tap **Add point** and select ​method of your new point definition from the [[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​location|location selector]]:​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan17.png?nolink |}} 
-      * //​Insert/​edit trackpoint//​ - highlights ​the selected trackpoint and its surrounding trackpointsThey can be dragged and extra trackpoints can be added by tapping ​the connecting lines.\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan5.png?nolink |}}\\ \\ <WRAP round important>​Each single edit action must be individually saved by {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_ok_alt.png?nolink&30|}}OK button before proceeding on some other place</​WRAP>​ +==== Define areas to avoid ==== 
-      ​//Convert to navigation waypoint// ​offers selection ​of navigation commands to associate to the point and converts it into a navigation waypoint\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan19.png?nolink |}}\\ <WRAP center round tip> +If you know a place an route you can not go through but which is not reflected by the map or routing data - e.g. temporary road block, wood harvesting in the forest, flooded area etc., **tell route planner to avoid it**. 
-TIP: when two coincident trackpoints covering each other occur and you want to add navigation command to the other that is not displayedtap the point twice to switch between them.+  * shift cursor ​on the spot you want to block and select **Add no-go** from the route menu:​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan32.png?nolink |}} 
 +  ​if necessary, set the **means of transport** the no-go area is valid for, the area **radius** (25, 50, 100, 500, 1000 m) and **time of validity** (tap the no-go area on map):\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan34.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * route planner makes **detours** around the no-go areas:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan35.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  no-go areas can be **deleted** by {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​ic_delete_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} 
 +  * the route **without detours**:​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan33.png?​nolink |}} 
 +==== Undo, re-do, remove points ==== 
 +  ​to **remove last added shaping point**, tap {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rempt.png?​nolink&​30|}} 
 +  * to **reverse all edits** (adding points, moving them), tap **back button**(3)  
 +  * to **repeat reversed steps**, tap **forward button**(3) 
 +==== Recalculate segment or whole route ==== 
 +=== Segment === 
 +If you changed your mind and you want to **use a different activity** for a part of the planned route, OR the automatically drawn segment doesn'​t suit your purposes, you can **recalculate it**: 
 +  tap the selected **segment point** 
 +  * tap **recalculate** and select another activity 
 +  * **confirm**:​\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan40.gif?nolink |}} 
 + 
 +=== Recalculate all === 
 +You can also recalculate the whole planned route for a different activity. 
 +  * plan a new route 
 +  * open route menu and select **Recalculate all** 
 +  * **select new activity and confirm**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan41.gif?nolink |}}  
 +==== Check route stats and travel time ==== 
 +  ​**quick check the elevation profile, distance, estimated time on route, overall ascend and descend** of the route on the chart sliding from the screen bottom (only Locus Map Pro):\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan2.png?nolink |}}\\ The chart dynamically changes according to the your route edits (adding points, moving them...) 
 +  * check **more detailed stats** - Route menu > Route stats:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan18.png?nolink |}}\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan19.png?​nolink |}} 
 +  * check route **Travel time** - Route menu > Travel time:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan21.png?nolink |}}\\ Select the route **activity** - 3 types of walk, 9 types of bike and two of cross-country skiing. 
 +\\ {{  :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​trtime02.png?​nolink& ​ }}\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan22.png?nolink |}}\\ <WRAP center round tip> 
 +The time is calculated from a combination of various parameters. These include distanceelevation profile, estimated speed, estimated elevation gain/loss per hour or a certain amount of break time specific for particular activities.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
 +==== Instant navigation ====
 +You can start navigation along the planned route right from the route planner:
 +  * open **route menu**
 +  * tap **Navigate**!\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan23.png?​nolink |}}
  
-      ​//Delete trackpoint//​ - removes selected trackpoint +==== Save route ==== 
-      //Cut part of track// ​selects a part of track to cut out (useful when you forget to pause track recording when having a break during a trip or training etc.+When you are done with all edits, **save your route!*
-      //Remove all before// ​deletes all trackpoints from the start of the track to the selected trackpoint +  * open **route menu**\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan24.png?​nolink |}} 
-      //Remove all after// ​deletes all trackpoints from the selected trackpoint ​to the end of the track +  * tap **Save route**\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan25.png?​nolink |}} 
-      //​Split// ​splits ​the track into two in the selected trackpoint +  * add **name** of the route (optional ​Locus usually inserts names of the route start/end places automatically) 
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_arrow_basic_left_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} ​moves to previous trackpointlong-tap moves to the start of the track +  * add **description** ​(optional
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_arrow_basic_right_alt.png?nolink&30|}} moves to the next trackpointlong tap moves to the end of the track +  * set **activity** - good for overall statistics 
-    * {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_cancel_alt.png?nolink&30|}} aborts editing+  * select **folder** - tell Locus where to store the route 
 +  * set **style** - color, thickness, pattern... Usually it is not necessary, ​the folder style is pre-selected. 
 + 
 +If you are dissatisfied with your planning or for whatever reason want to abort all planning, tap **Clear planner** ​in the route menu:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan26.png?​nolink |}} 
 +<WRAP center round important>​ 
 +**"​Clear planner"​ does NOT erase No-go areas.** These are kept active even out of route planner, e.g. for navigation. To delete them, tap each no-go area and delete them individually by {{:​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​ic_delete_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 + 
 +===== Settings ===== 
 +Route menu contains a **submenu of setting options**:​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan27.png?​nolink |}} 
 +==== Line style ==== 
 +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan31.png?​nolink |}} 
 +Colorwidth, pattern and other graphical aspects ​of the route line can be set here:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan36.png?​nolink |}} 
 +<WRAP center round tip> 
 +In order to **avoid too steep hills** you can set route color to dynamic slope style (Locus Map Pro only) and define unacceptable range of the slope angle, i.e. 10%-30%. Locus will highlight such places for you:</​WRAP>​ 
 +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan37.png?nolink |}}\\ so you can re-plan ​the route:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan38.png?​nolink |}} 
 + 
 +==== Retaining unsaved plan ==== 
 +By defaultroute planner **retains your unsaved plan** and **offers ​to continue your work on it when restarted**:​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan39.png?​nolink |}}\\ If you want a **new route plan** each time you use the planner, **uncheck ​the option**. 
 +==== Quick drawing ==== 
 +To **turn off adding shaping points by tapping the map screen**, uncheck this option.\\ ​{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan28.png?nolink |}} 
 + 
 +==== Measuring area ==== 
 +{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan29.png?​nolink |}} 
 +Do you want to measure area of your property? Check this option, Locus will color the area on map and display the area value in the bottom bar:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​tracks:​rteplan30.png?​nolink |}}\\ <wrap important>​**Measuring areas works correctly in manual mode only!**</​wrap>​ 
 + 
 +===== Using tracks as routes ===== 
 +Tracks can be turned into routes when they are intended for navigation or guidance: 
 +  * select track in data manager or tap it on the map 
 +  * select **Navigate** or **Guide On** or **Guide On reverse** 
 +  * **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​navigation:​along-route|more about navigation along a route >>​]]** 
 +  * **[[manual:​user_guide:​functions:​guidance#​guidance_along_a_route|more about guidance along a route >>​]]**
manual/user_guide/tracks/planning.1478180945.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/11/03 14:49 by mstupka