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 ====== Main Screen ====== ====== Main Screen ======
  
-This page will describe the information and functions of the c:geo main screen.+This page describes the information shown on and the functions of the c:geo main screen.
  
-===== Main icons =====+===== Main Icons =====
 {{anchor:main_icons:}} {{anchor:main_icons:}}
  
 {{ :en:mainmenu_2.png?direct&400 |}} {{ :en:mainmenu_2.png?direct&400 |}}
  
-The following table will give you an overview of the main menu icons:+The following table describes the main menu icons:
  
 ^ Icon ^ Function ^ Description ^ ^ Icon ^ Function ^ Description ^
-|{{:main_live_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[livemap|Live Map]]|The live map shows a map around your current location with geocaches marked on it. It can be panned around to see what geocaches are in other locations. You need online network access in order to see the map and the most up-to-date cache locations. Please note that the geocaches shown are subject to filtering, see below for more information.| +|{{:main_live_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[livemap|Live Map]]|Show a map centered on your current locationwith nearby geocaches marked on it. You can drag the map to view geocaches in other locations. To see the map with up-to-date geocache locations, you need online network accessThe displayed geocaches can be filtered using the Global Cache Type Filter (see below).| 
-|{{:main_nearby_default.png?nolink&100|}}{{:main_nearby_disabled.png?nolink&100|}}|[[lists#cache_list|Nearby Search]]|Gives you a list of nearby caches. Unlike the live map, this item starts an online query based on your current location (as acquired from GPS or the network)It does not automatically update when you move. You need to have online network access to use this function.\\ \\ In case you do not have a valid GPS signal or other location information, the menu item will be disabled.| +|{{:main_nearby_default.png?nolink&100|}}{{:main_nearby_disabled.png?nolink&100|}}|[[lists#cache_list|Nearby Search]]|List the nearby geocaches. Unlike the live map, this function creates an online query based on your current locationas acquired from GPS or the network. The query does not automatically update when you move. To use this function, you need online network access.\\ \\ If you do not have a valid GPS signal or other location information, this icon is disabled.| 
-|{{:main_stored_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[lists|Stored Caches]]|Shows your stored caches, ready for offline operationHowever, you can use this list not only for offline caching, without network access, but also for online caching as a kind of to-do list. This list avoids unnecessary network traffic and delays. If you have stored geocaches then this symbol shows the total number of stored caches in its top-right corner.\\ You can long press this icon to have direct access to a certain list.| +|{{:main_stored_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[lists|Stored Caches]]|View geocaches you have stored for offline useYou can also use stored geocaches for online caching, as a to-do list. By storing geocache information, you can avoid unnecessary network bandwidth use and delays. The total number of stored geocaches is shown in the top-right of the icon.\\ If you have organized your stored geocaches into lists, you can long press the icon to jump directly to a specific list.| 
-|{{:main_search_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[search|Search]]|Search for caches by keywordsgeo code identification, address, user name, etc.|+|{{:main_search_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[search|Search]]|Search for geocaches by keywordgeocode identification, address, user name, etc.|
 |{{:main_any_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[goto|Go To]]|Navigate to any arbitrary location using the compass, radar, turn-by-turn navigation or any other supported navigation method.| |{{:main_any_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[goto|Go To]]|Navigate to any arbitrary location using the compass, radar, turn-by-turn navigation or any other supported navigation method.|
-|{{:main_filter_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[globaltypefilter|Global Cache Type Filter]]|Filter the caches shown on the live map, the search and your lists by cache type. Please note that you can either see all caches or only filter on exactly one type of cache. The text under this symbol will reflect the type of filter which is currently active.\\ You can long press this icon to reset the filter.|+|{{:main_filter_default.png?nolink&100|}}|[[globaltypefilter|Global Cache Type Filter]]|Filter the geocaches shown on the live map, searchand your stored geocache lists by geocache type. You can choose to see all geocaches, or only those of one specific type. The text below the icon indicates the currently-active filter.\\ To clear the filter, long press the icon.|
  
  
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- +The top section of the main screen contains additional functions either shown as an icon in the top bar or hidden behind the overflow menu button (three-dot button). The available functions are described below.
-The top section of the main screen contains additional functions either shown as an icon in the top bar or hidden behind the so called overflow menu button (three-dot button). All available functions are described below.+
  
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-The icons shown in the top bar and the contents behind the overflow menu button are distributed dynamically based on your device resolution and screen orientation. Thus it might be possible, that more or less items can be found behind the menu button or instead shown as icons in the top bar on your device.\\ +The number of icons you see in the top bar is determined dynamicallybased on your device resolution and screen orientation. The remaining top bar items are behind the overflow menu button. \\ 
-In case a menu entry is shown as an icon you can long press the icon to get a popup showing its function.+To see the name of an icon in the top bar, long-press the icon.
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 ^ Icon ^ Function ^ Description ^ ^ Icon ^ Function ^ Description ^
-|{{ :abc_ic_search_api_holo_light.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[quicksearch|Quick search]]|In contrast to the main menu search function this quick search will search through all your stored caches as well as online and provide you a list of results matching your search term. For offline this search covers almost all cache information such as e.g. title, geo code, description, owner, log contents, and some moreFor online search you can e.g. input a geo code, trackable code, username, any much more.| +|{{ :abc_ic_search_api_holo_light.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[quicksearch|Quick search]]|If you are offline, search your stored geocaches using title, geocode, description, owner, log contentetc. \\ If you have network access, search both stored and online contentYou can input a geocode, trackable code, username, and much more.| 
-|{{ :ic_menu_recent_history.png?nolink&40 |}} |[[history|History]]|This will bring up a list of caches you recently logged with c:geo. Please note, that this is local list in c:geo and not synchronized with the recently viewed caches list on the geocaching website.| +|{{ :ic_menu_recent_history.png?nolink&40 |}} |[[history|History]]|View a list of geocaches you have recently logged with c:geo. \\ Note: The list is local to c:geo and is not synchronized with the recently viewed caches list on the geocaching website.| 
-|{{ :abc_ic_menu_moreoverflow_normal_holo_light.png?nolink&40 |}}|Overflow menu button|Clicking here will open the menu of functions not fitting into the top bar on your devicethus being displayed as a list instead. The function shown in this list are also described in this table.| +|{{ :abc_ic_menu_moreoverflow_normal_holo_light.png?nolink&40 |}}|Overflow menu button| Open the overflow list of top bar functions that, based on your screen sizedo not appear as icons. The functions include those described in this table.| 
-|{{ :ic_menu_pocket_query_reverted.png?nolink&40 |}} |[[pocketquery|Pocket Queries]]|Opens a list of pocket queries found on the geocaching.com server (this item is not available for geocaching.com [[..:basicmembers|basic members]]).| +|{{ :ic_menu_pocket_query_reverted.png?nolink&40 |}} |[[pocketquery|Pocket Queries]]|Open a list of your pocket queries from geocaching.com. This item is not available for geocaching.com [[..:basicmembers|basic members]].| 
-|{{ :ic_menu_preferences.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[settings|Settings]]|This will open the c:geo configuration menus+|{{ :ic_menu_preferences.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[settings|Settings]]|Open the c:geo configuration menu.
-|{{ :ic_menu_save.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[settings#backup|Backup]]|This is a shortcut to the backup function which can be also found in the [[settings|c:geo Settings]].| +|{{ :ic_menu_save.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[settings#backup|Backup]]|Launch the settings backup functionwhich can be also found in the [[settings|c:geo Settings]].| 
-|{{ :ic_menu_shopping.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[utilityprograms|Utility programs]]|You can find links to some other geocaching related apps here, which can be useful in conjunction with c:geo.| +|{{ :ic_menu_shopping.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[utilityprograms|Utility programs]]|Open a list of links to additional geocaching-related apps, which can be useful in conjunction with c:geo.| 
-|{{ :ic_menu_barcode.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[utilityprograms|Scan Geocode]]|If a [[utilityprograms|barcode scanner]] app is installed on your device, this function will start scanning for bar codes of geo codes.| +|{{ :ic_menu_barcode.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[utilityprograms|Scan Geocode]]|If a [[utilityprograms|barcode scanner]] app is installed on your device, launch it and scan barcodes that contain geocodes.| 
-| |Invite friends|This function will open the Google app invitation dialog, where you can recommend c:geo to your Google contacts+| |Invite friends|This function has been removed.
-|{{ :ic_menu_info_details.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[aboutcgeo|About c:geo]]|This function will show c:geo version information, contributors, contact links and other nice to know things about c:geo.|+|{{ :ic_menu_info_details.png?nolink&40 |}}|[[aboutcgeo|About c:geo]]|View c:geo version information, contributors, contact links and other nice-to-know things about c:geo.|
  
-===== Bottom section =====+===== Bottom Section =====
 {{anchor:bottom_section:}} {{anchor:bottom_section:}}
  
 {{ :en:mainmenu_4.png?direct&400 |}} {{ :en:mainmenu_4.png?direct&400 |}}
  
-This section on the main screen shows you information about your login status and information about your current location and satellite status.+The bottom section of the main screen shows information about your login statusyour current locationand satellite reception status.
  
 ==== Login status ==== ==== Login status ====
 {{anchor:login_status:}} {{anchor:login_status:}}
  
-At the top of this section you will find one dedicated row with login status information for each [[settings#Services|Geocaching Service]] you configured and enabled in the [[settings|c:geo Settings]].\\ +The upper part of the bottom section displays your login status for each [[settings#Services|Geocaching Service]] you have configured and enabled in the [[settings|c:geo Settings]], with each service on its own row.\\ 
-In this example your username is ''My username'' and you are successfully logged in to geocaching.com (''GC'') and opencaching.de (''OC.DE''). The figure shown behind the username is the current find count achieved on the respective geocaching platform.+In the above example, the user ''My username'' is successfully logged in to geocaching.com (''GC'') and opencaching.de (''OC.DE''). The figure shown after the username is the user'current find count on the respective geocaching platform optionally including a count of offline logs (shown as ''online finds + offline finds'') if the corresponding feature is activated in your [[.settings#other_logging_options|logging options]].
  
 ==== Current location ==== ==== Current location ====
 {{anchor:current_location:}} {{anchor:current_location:}}
  
-Just below the login status you will find your current location either in form of the coordinates or (in case [[settings#Appearance|Show address]] is enabled) the country and city/region you are located.\\ +Below the login status information is your current location. It is shown as coordinatesor if the [[settings#Appearance|Show address]] setting is enabled, as country and city/region.\\ 
-In this example the user is located in ''USA, New York''+In the above examplethe user is located in ''USA, New York''
  
 ==== Satellite status ==== ==== Satellite status ====
 {{anchor:satellite_status}} {{anchor:satellite_status}}
  
-The last row in this section shows you the current satellite reception status as follows (example from the picture above):+The bottom row in this section shows you the current satellite reception status. As an example, the table below uses the information from the picture above:
  
 ^Status ^ Description ^ ^Status ^ Description ^
-|Sat: 5/22|The satellite receiver of your device has found 22 satellites in total and the signal is fixed to 5 satellites.| +|Sat: 5/22|The satellite receiver on the device has found 22 satellites in total and the signal has been fixed to 5 of them.| 
-|+- 4,65 m|The current positioning accuracy is 4,65 meters (might also display feet instead of meters depending on your settings)+|+- 4,65 m|The current positioning accuracy is 4,65 meters. Depending on your app settings, this can be shown in feet.
-| 0 km/h|The current speed is 0 km/h (might also display ft/h instead of km/h depending on your settings)+| 0 km/h|The current speed is 0 km/h. Depending on your app settings, this can be shown in ft/h.
-|Last known|Shows the source of the currently used location:\\ \\ Last known = Last known position c:geo acquired\\ Home = Home Coordinates as defined on geocaching.com \\ GPS = Position provided by GPS receiver\\ Network = Location derived from mobile network information\\ Fused = Using Google Play Services as well as data received from GPS receiver for better positioning| +|Last known|The currently-used location source:\\ \\ Last known = Last known position acquired by c:geo\\ Home = Home coordinates as defined on geocaching.com \\ GPS = Provided by GPS receiver\\ Network = Derived from mobile network information\\ Fused = Determined using both Google Play Services and GPS receiver|
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