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lineflyer [Finding your first cache with c:geo]
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 ===== What is Geocaching? ===== ===== What is Geocaching? =====
  
-Explaining all details of Geocaching would be a little to much here. However there are some facts you need to know to start Geocaching with c:geo:+Explaining all details of Geocaching would be a little too much here. However there are some facts you need to know to start Geocaching with c:geo:
  
 You have to learn about the different cache types, D/T-ratings, etc. You have to learn about the different cache types, D/T-ratings, etc.
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 Especially you should be aware of the different types of caches (You will typically not find a mystery cache at the given coordinates) and the T-rating (a rating of 5 means, that you need to climb/swim/dive to get the cache). Especially you should be aware of the different types of caches (You will typically not find a mystery cache at the given coordinates) and the T-rating (a rating of 5 means, that you need to climb/swim/dive to get the cache).
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 +Like all outdoor activities, geocaching can be dangerous. Geocaching is done at your own risk, neither c:geo nor any geocaching service provider will take responsibility for your activities. Just pay attention to what you are doing, like you also do for other outdoor activities.
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 ===== Finding your first cache with c:geo ===== ===== Finding your first cache with c:geo =====
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 After you managed to see caches on the [[.mainmenu:livemap|map]] or in the [[.mainmenu:lists|nearby list]], pick a cache you would like to find (a traditional cache with a low D/T rating will be a good starting point) and open its details. After you managed to see caches on the [[.mainmenu:livemap|map]] or in the [[.mainmenu:lists|nearby list]], pick a cache you would like to find (a traditional cache with a low D/T rating will be a good starting point) and open its details.
  
-{{ :en:cachedetails_details.png?direct&300 |}}+{{:en:cachedetails_details.png?direct&300 |}}
  
 Once you opened a cache listing you can swipe left and right to access [[cachedetails|more information]] about the cache (e.g. cache description, additional waypoints, log history,etc.). Read the listing text and pay attention to the D/T-ratings and attributes to learn more about how to find and log this cache. Once you opened a cache listing you can swipe left and right to access [[cachedetails|more information]] about the cache (e.g. cache description, additional waypoints, log history,etc.). Read the listing text and pay attention to the D/T-ratings and attributes to learn more about how to find and log this cache.
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 If you finally selected a cache and are good to go, press the ''Navigate'' icon {{:ic_menu_goto.png?nolink|}} in the title bar of the cache details. You will have [[.navigation|several options]] depending on your needs. Here is a brief description of the most important navigation methods: If you finally selected a cache and are good to go, press the ''Navigate'' icon {{:ic_menu_goto.png?nolink|}} in the title bar of the cache details. You will have [[.navigation|several options]] depending on your needs. Here is a brief description of the most important navigation methods:
  
-  * **Compass**:\\ It will constantly show you distance and direction to the cache.+  * **[[compass|Compass]]**:\\ It will constantly show you distance and direction to the cache.
 {{ :en:navigate_compass.png?direct&300 |}} {{ :en:navigate_compass.png?direct&300 |}}
      
  
   * **Navigation (Drive, Walk, Cycle)**:\\ This will start turn-by-turn navigation using Google Maps   * **Navigation (Drive, Walk, Cycle)**:\\ This will start turn-by-turn navigation using Google Maps
 +{{ :en:navigate_driving.png?direct&300 |}}
  
-    +  * **Radar** (optional):\\ If you installed [[.mainmenu:utilityprograms|an app supporting radar]] functions this will open radar screen. It is similar to the compass, but the working mode is a little different. You will typically see the cache coordinates as a marker on the radar. If the marker reaches the center, you reached the cache coordinates.
-  Unordered List Item Radar (optional):\\ If you installed [[.mainmenu:utilityprograms|an app supporting radar]] functions this will open radar screen. It is similar to the compass, but the working mode is a little different. You will typically see the cache coordinates as a marker on the radar. If the marker reaches the center, you reached the cache coordinates. +
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-This is only a brief introduction of the functionalities in c:geo. To learn more about c:geo functions and menus, you should continue reading the [[start#How_to_use_cgeo|c:geo User Guide - How to use c:geo]] sections.+This is only a brief introduction of the functionalities in c:geo. To learn more about c:geo functions and menus, you should continue reading the [[start#users_manual|c:geo User Guide]].
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