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 <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​settings|Settings]]</​sub>​ <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​settings|Settings]]</​sub>​
  
-====== ​Locations ​and grids ======+====== ​Location formats ​and grids ======
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 The application can display and search locations in almost any coordinate system. The application can display and search locations in almost any coordinate system.
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 For all of them, the associated grid (geodetic or projected) can be displayed on the map, along with grid square notations for [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Universal_Transverse_Mercator_coordinate_system|UTM]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Military_grid_reference_system|MGRS]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordnance_Survey_National_Grid|OSGB]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Irish_grid_reference_system|Irish Grid]], [[https://​wiki.osgeo.org/​wiki/​Taiwan_Power_Company_grid|TPC Grid]] and DFCI grid systems. For all of them, the associated grid (geodetic or projected) can be displayed on the map, along with grid square notations for [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Universal_Transverse_Mercator_coordinate_system|UTM]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Military_grid_reference_system|MGRS]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordnance_Survey_National_Grid|OSGB]],​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Irish_grid_reference_system|Irish Grid]], [[https://​wiki.osgeo.org/​wiki/​Taiwan_Power_Company_grid|TPC Grid]] and DFCI grid systems.
  
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 By default, the coordinates of the screen center location are displayed in an information box located at the top left of the screen. If an alternative (secondary) location format has been chosen from the application settings, both are displayed. The coordinates and grid of the alternative format are displayed in blue. By default, the coordinates of the screen center location are displayed in an information box located at the top left of the screen. If an alternative (secondary) location format has been chosen from the application settings, both are displayed. The coordinates and grid of the alternative format are displayed in blue.
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   * Check the option ''"​**Screen center coordinates**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the coordinates,​ or un-check it to hide them.   * Check the option ''"​**Screen center coordinates**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the coordinates,​ or un-check it to hide them.
  
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   * If you've chosen an alternative location format from the application settings, you can display its grid or hide it independently by using the option ''"​**Display alt. grid**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}. The alternative format grid is displayed in blue.   * If you've chosen an alternative location format from the application settings, you can display its grid or hide it independently by using the option ''"​**Display alt. grid**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}. The alternative format grid is displayed in blue.
  
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 Here is an example of the ''​**UTM Grid**''​ over Hawaii: Here is an example of the ''​**UTM Grid**''​ over Hawaii:
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 Here is an example of the ''​**MGRS Grid**''​ over Hawaii: Here is an example of the ''​**MGRS Grid**''​ over Hawaii:
-{{ :en:help:v2:​settings:​location-format-mgrs.jpg?​nolink }}+{{ :​en:​help:​settings:​location-format-mgrs.jpg?​nolink }}
  
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 To change the location coordinates display format: To change the location coordinates display format:
-  * Open the [[en:help:v2:​settings|application settings]];+  * Open the [[en:​help:​settings|application settings]];
   * Click on ''"​**Location format**"''​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to change the main location format, or on ''"​**Alt. location format**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} to change the alternative (secondary) location format;   * Click on ''"​**Location format**"''​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to change the main location format, or on ''"​**Alt. location format**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} to change the alternative (secondary) location format;
   * If the location format you want to use is in the main formats list {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}},​ just select it;   * If the location format you want to use is in the main formats list {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}},​ just select it;
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   * If you still can't find a format, click on ''"​**Import...**"''​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} to import a format using its EPSG id (the list of all ids is available at [[http://​www.spatialreference.org/​|www.spatialreference.org]]).   * If you still can't find a format, click on ''"​**Import...**"''​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} to import a format using its EPSG id (the list of all ids is available at [[http://​www.spatialreference.org/​|www.spatialreference.org]]).
  
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