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-====== Landmarks ====== 
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-The Landmarks feature allows you to save, retrieve and display on the map various items like locations and paths. 
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-===== The Landmarks Menu ===== 
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-The Landmarks Menu gives you an easy access to all landmarks related features. 
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-{{ :en:help:landmarks:landmarks-submenu.jpg?nolink}} 
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-Click on the "''**Landmarks**''" menu {{:icon_01.png?nolink}} to display the sub-menu. You'll then find the following items: 
-  * "''**Explore landmarks**''" {{:icon_02.png?nolink}} opens the Landmarks Explorer that allows you to manage your saved landmarks; 
-  * "''**Create a landmark**''" {{:icon_03.png?nolink}} allows you to create new landmarks; 
-  * "''**Displayed landmarks**''" {{:icon_04.png?nolink}} shows the displayed landmarks list that allows you to manage displayed landmarks (available only is landmarks are displayed); 
-  * "''**Search a location**''" {{:icon_05.png?nolink}} allows you to search for a place (by name or coordinates). 
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-The following settings are also available in the Landmarks menu: 
-  * "''**Landmarks labels**''" {{:icon_06.png?nolink}} controls whether or not to display the labels of landmarks displayed on the map; 
-  * "''**Target information**''" {{:icon_07.png?nolink}} controls whether or not to display the target information box (if any landmark is targeted). 
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-===== Waypoints ===== 
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-A waypoint is a particular location marked on the map and the most common type of landmark. 
-{{ :en:help:landmarks:preview-waypoint.jpg?nolink}} 
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-By default, they are only represented by a small purple circle, but they can be named and have different colors or icons. 
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-{{:icon_help.png?nolink}} From the Landmarks Menu, you can specify if the names of waypoints must be displayed on the map. You can also configure the display size from the application settings. 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-waypoint#how_to_create_a_waypoint|How to create a waypoint?]]\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-waypoint#how_to_edit_a_waypoint|How to edit a waypoint?]]\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:custom-icons|How to use custom icons?]]\\ 
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-===== Sets of waypoints ===== 
-{{ :en:help:landmarks:preview-set.jpg?nolink}} 
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-Waypoints can be grouped into sets allowing an easier management. Sets are very useful when handling many waypoints of a common theme. 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-set#how_to_create_a_set_of_waypoints|How to create a set of waypoints?]]\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-set#how_to_add_move_or_delete_points_of_a_set|How to add, move or delete points of a set?]] 
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-===== Routes ===== 
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-Routes are ordered lists of waypoints. All points of routes can be edited like any waypoint. Routes are mainly useful when preparing a journey. 
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-{{ :en:help:landmarks:preview-route.jpg?nolink}} 
-Routes are displayed with a line joining all the waypoints. 
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-{{:icon_help.png?nolink}} From the Landmarks Menu, you can specify if the names of waypoints must be displayed on the map. You can also configure the display line thickness from the application settings. 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-route#how_to_create_a_route|How to create a route?]]\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-route#how_to_add_move_or_delete_points_of_a_route|How to add, move or delete points of a route?]] 
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-===== Tracks ===== 
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-Tracks are lists of locations representing a path. A track can be composed of multiple sub-lists, called segments. Additionally, a track can contains waypoints giving informations about the surrounding places. 
-{{ :en:help:landmarks:preview-track.jpg?nolink}} 
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-Tracks are displayed as simple lines. If the locations contain time information, the time of the bounds are also displayed. 
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-{{:icon_help.png?nolink}} You can configure the display line thickness from the application settings. 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-create-track#how_to_manually_create_a_track|How to manually create a track?]] 
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-===== Import/Export ===== 
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-The application allows you to import placemarks (waypoints, routes, tracks, areas) from various file formats and display them on the map. 
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-<html><center></html> 
-^ Supported file formats and types of placemarks  ^  Import  ^  Export  ^ 
-| [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPS_Exchange_Format|GPX]] (''***.gpx**'') \\ Waypoints, routes, tracks  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|see here]]  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_export_landmarks|see here]]  | 
-| [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyhole_Markup_Language|KML/KMZ]] (''***.kml**'', ''***.kmz**'') \\ Waypoints, routes, tracks, areas  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes<sup>1</sup>, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|see here]]  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_export_landmarks|see here]]  | 
-| [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comma-separated_values|CSV/TSV]] (''***.csv**'', ''***.tsv**'') \\ Waypoints, routes, tracks, areas  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-xsv#how_to_import_csvtsv_files|see here]]  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-xsv#how_to_export_csvtsv_files|see here]]  | 
-| OziExplorer PLT (''***.plt**'') \\ Tracks  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|see here]]  |  {{:icon_no.gif?nolink}} No  | 
-| OziExplorer WPT (''***.wpt**'') \\ Waypoints  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|see here]]  |  {{:icon_no.gif?nolink}} No  | 
-| Geocaching LOC (''***.loc**'') \\ Waypoints  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|see here]]  |  {{:icon_no.gif?nolink}} No  | 
-| [[https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drawing_eXchange_Format|AutoCAD DXF]] (''***.dxf**'') \\ Waypoints, routes, tracks, areas  |  {{:icon_no.gif?nolink}} No  |  {{:icon_yes.gif?nolink}} Yes, [[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_export_landmarks|see here]]  | 
-<html></center></html> 
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-<sup>1. Includes few icons and style elements. Ground overlays are not supported.</sup> 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_import_landmarks|How to import landmarks?]] (''***.gpx**'' / ''***.kml**'' / ''***.kmz**'' / ''***.plt**'' / ''***.wpt**'' / ''***.loc**'' files)\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-gen#how_to_export_landmarks|How to export landmarks?]] (''***.gpx**'' / ''***.kml**'' / ''***.kmz**'' / ''***.dxf**'' files) 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-xsv#how_to_import_csvtsv_files|How to import placemarks?]] (''***.csv**'' / ''***.tsv**'' files)\\ 
-[[en:help:landmarks:local-import-export-xsv#how_to_export_csvtsv_files|How to export placemarks?]] (''***.csv**'' / ''***.tsv**'' files) 
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-===== Tools ===== 
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-[[en:help:landmarks:measure|How to measure distances and bearings?]]