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 +<​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​1.4|AlpineQuest 1.4]] > [[en:​help:​1.4:​landmarks|Landmarks]]</​sub>​
 +===== How to create GPX landmarks ? =====
 +GPX landmarks must be created in GPX files. You can either click on an existing GPX file to open it, or create a new one:
 +  * Display the landmarks sub-menu and select "''​**Explore landmark**''"​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​
 +  * At the bottom of the Landmarks Explorer window, select the "''​**+**''"​ menu item;
 +  * Choose to create a new "''​**GPX File**''"​ {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}}.
 +If needed, click on the newly created GPX file to open it. Then, select the "''​**+**''"​ {{:​icon_09.png?​nolink}} menu item again to add GPX landmarks.
 +{{ :​en:​help:​1.4:​landmarks_create_gpx.jpg?​nolink }}
 +===== How to convert landmarks to the GPX format ? =====
 +You can convert waypoints, routes and tracks to the GPX format from AlpineQuest using the copy/paste feature.
 +  * Open the AlpineQuest Landmarks Explorer;
 +  * Long-click on a landmark and select the "''​**Copy**''"​ context menu item;
 +  * Browse an existing GPX file or create a new one (Click on the "''​**Create**''"​ bottom menu item and choose "''​**GPX File**''",​ see above more more details);
 +  * Click on the "''​**Clipboard**''"​ bottom menu item;
 +  * Select "''​**Paste**''"​.
 +The landmark is converted to the GPX format and the file automatically saved.
 +{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink|}} If you select "''​**Cut**''"​ instead of "''​**Copy**''",​ the original landmark is deleted.
 +{{ :​en:​help:​1.4:​tracker_export.jpg?​nolink}}
 +===== How to export tracks in GPX format ? =====
 +  * From the GPS Location Tracker window, click on the "''​**Export**''"​ button;
 +  * If desired, enter a name and a description for your track;
 +  * Check the "''​**GPX**''"​ export format option {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}};​
 +  * Click on the "''​**OK**''"​ button to proceed to the export.
 +The track will be exported in a GPX file in the AlpineQuest landmarks folder (by default '''/​sdcard/​alpinequest/​landmarks/'''​).

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