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 ====== Route Planning ====== ====== Route Planning ======
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-===== About =====+===== About 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** 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. 
  
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   - **zooming and centering buttons**   - **zooming and centering buttons**
   * **Topbar** - contains **Route menu**   * **Topbar** - contains **Route menu**
-  * **Bottom bar** - displays basic route stats (length, positive and negative elevation gain) and elevation chart button, sliding the chart up (only Locus Map Pro):\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan2.png?nolink |}}+  * **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 |}}
 ==== Route line ==== ==== Route line ====
 {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan20.png?nolink |}} {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan20.png?nolink |}}
   * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:shapept.png?nolink&20|}} **shaping point** - basic point building the route, can be changed into **via point**.   * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:shapept.png?nolink&20|}} **shaping point** - basic point building the route, can be changed into **via point**.
-  * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:auxpt.png?nolink&20|}} **auxiliary point** - forms on the line between shaping points. Changes to a new shaping point when shifted.+  * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:auxpt.png?nolink&20|}} **segment point** - forms on the line between shaping points. Changes to a new shaping point when shifted. Indicates activity for which the route segment was planned.
   * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:viapt.png?nolink&20|}} **via point** - place through which you want to go during navigation.    * {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:viapt.png?nolink&20|}} **via point** - place through which you want to go during navigation. 
  
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 ==== Set your drawing mode ==== ==== Set your drawing mode ====
   * tap {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:mandraw.png?nolink&30|}}\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan3.png?nolink |}}\\ and choose how to draw:   * tap {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:mandraw.png?nolink&30|}}\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan3.png?nolink |}}\\ and choose how to draw:
-    * {{: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. +    * {{: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)
-    * {{: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 renders between shaping points:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan5.png?nolink |}}\\ The shape of the line depends on selected mode - car routes run along roads, walking 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>+    * {{: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 roads, walking 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>
 === Offline automatic route planning === === Offline automatic route planning ===
 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. BRouter appears among other routing services in Locus  [[manual:user_guide:functions:navigation:settings|navigation settings]]. Set it as default. 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. BRouter appears among other routing services in Locus  [[manual:user_guide:functions:navigation:settings|navigation settings]]. Set it as default.
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   * by **tapping** {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:addpt.png?nolink&30|}} (points are added on the **cursor position**)   * by **tapping** {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:addpt.png?nolink&30|}} (points are added on the **cursor position**)
   * by **tapping directly on map** (this option can be turned off in the route menu)   * by **tapping directly on map** (this option can be turned off in the route menu)
-The route line, rendered between shaping points, contains also **auxiliary points** {{:manual:user_guide:tracks:auxpt.png?nolink&20|}}. Both shaping and auxiliary points can be **moved on map** and the route is **immediately re-rendered** accordingly. By moving an auxiliary point you change it into a shaping point and new aux points are created in between.+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 a segment point you change it into a shaping point and new segment points are created in between. 
 +<WRAP center round important> 
 +**NEVER place the shaping points on intersections!** The router needs to know the direction **after the turn** so that it can add the proper navigation command to it. 
 +</WRAP> 
 ==== Add via points ==== ==== Add via points ====
 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. 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.
  
 Via points can be created out of shaping points: Via points can be created out of shaping points:
-  * tap a shaping point and select **Change to via point** from the popup label:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan6.png?nolink |}}+  * 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 |}}   * **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 |}}   * after saving the route the via point is **marked by an icon**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan8.png?nolink |}}
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 [[manual:user_guide:points:about#lomaps_points_of_interest|LoMap dynamic points of interest]] can be added to your route too: [[manual:user_guide:points:about#lomaps_points_of_interest|LoMap dynamic points of interest]] can be added to your route too:
   * tap a POI on map   * tap a POI on map
-  * tap "+" on its label 
   * select where to put the POI in the route - at the start, end or inside:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan9.png?nolink |}}   * select where to put the POI in the route - at the start, end 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 at the end:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan10.png?nolink |}}
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   * to **reverse all edits** (adding points, moving them), tap **back button**(3)    * to **reverse all edits** (adding points, moving them), tap **back button**(3) 
   * to **repeat reversed steps**, tap **forward 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 ==== ==== Check route stats and travel time ====
-  * **quick check the elevation profile** 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...)+  * **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 **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. The time is calculated from the distance, estimated speed and elevation gain per hour:\\ {{  :manual:user_guide:tracks:trtime02.png?nolink&  }}\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan22.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 distance, elevation profile, estimated speed, estimated elevation gain/loss per hour or a certain amount of break time specific for particular activities. 
 +</WRAP>
 ==== Instant navigation ==== ==== Instant navigation ====
 You can start navigation along the planned route right from the route planner: You can start navigation along the planned route right from the route planner:
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 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 |}} 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> <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|}}+**"Clear plannerdoes 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> </WRAP>
  
-===== Auxiliaries ===== +===== Settings ===== 
-Route menu topbar contains a **submenu of auxiliary options**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan27.png?nolink |}} +Route menu contains a **submenu of setting options**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan27.png?nolink |}}
-==== 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>+
 ==== Line style ==== ==== Line style ====
 {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan31.png?nolink |}} {{ :manual:user_guide:tracks:rteplan31.png?nolink |}}
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 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> 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 |}} {{ :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 default, route 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 ===== ===== Using tracks as routes =====
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