Locus Map Settings

Map Overlay

Map overlay feature is used to display the trail map on top of the topo background or satellite imagery.

  • California Trail Map on topo background.

    • Navagate to Maps.
    • Select the base map of your choice: CA Topo Background or any other map.
    • Navagate to Map Layers.
    • Select Map Overlays.
    • Enable Overlay.
    • Select California Trail Map as the overlay.
    • Navigate to Map Themes.
    • Select CA Trail Theme Locus.
    • Select Topo for the topo map.
    • Select Transparent when displaying on top of any other map.
  • California Trail Map on satellite imagery.

Hill Shading

Hill Shading can be added to any map. Map shading features can impact performance. Elevation data is processed and rendered on the fly.

  • Land Boundary background with hill shading.

    • Download Elevation Data from website or app.
    • Navagate to Map Layers.
    • Select Map Shading
    • Enable Map Shading.
    • Select Hill Shading.

Incease Map Resolution

Phones tend to compress the map layout. Map resolution can be increased to make it easier to view.

    • Navigate to Settings \ Maps \ Advanced Features
    • Select Increase Map Resolution
    • Enable then select desired map resolution.

Text Size

Increasing the map resolution can increase the text size too much. Text Size can be adjusted to compensate.

    • Navigate to Settings \ Maps \ Offline Maps
    • Select Text Size.
    • Set desired text size.

Cursor Elevation Indicator

Elevation will be displayed adjacent to the location cursor.

  • Cursor Elevation

    • Download Elevation Data from website or app.
    • Navigate to Settings \ Maps \ Auxilary Graphics
    • Enable Dynamic Elevation.

Online Map Providers

Locus online map providers are updated when the vector map is installed.
This script can be used to update the map providers list.


Update Map Providers


It will only work when clicked on an Android device with Locus Map installed!

 

 

 

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