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lineflyer Remove static map
en:offline [2021/01/23 22:34] (current)
lineflyer Replace click by tap
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   * Store the caches you want to find for offline use (manually,via [[offline#gpx_import|GPX import]] or from a [[.mainmenu:pocketquery|PocketQuery]]).   * Store the caches you want to find for offline use (manually,via [[offline#gpx_import|GPX import]] or from a [[.mainmenu:pocketquery|PocketQuery]]).
-  * Download an [[offline#offline_maps|offline map]] for the geographical area you are going to or at least enable [[offline#static_maps|static maps]].+  * Download an [[offline#offline_maps|offline map]] for the geographical area you are going to.
   * Activate the needed [[.mainmenu:settings#offline_data|offline data settings]] to e.g. store log images alongside with a cache to have them available for offline caching.   * Activate the needed [[.mainmenu:settings#offline_data|offline data settings]] to e.g. store log images alongside with a cache to have them available for offline caching.
  
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 To import a GPX file you have two options: To import a GPX file you have two options:
  
-  * Use some file browser on your device, click on the GPX file stored on your device and select c:geo as target app. This will show a selection window, where you have to select the target [[.mainmenu:lists|list]] to import the caches from your GPX file.+  * Use some file browser on your device, tap on the GPX file stored on your device and select c:geo as target app. This will show a selection window, where you have to select the target [[.mainmenu:lists|list]] to import the caches from your GPX file.
  
   * Open a [[.mainmenu:lists|list]] of stored caches or create a new list and select ''Menu'' -> ''Import'' -> ''Import GPX''. this will scan the directory you [[.mainmenu:lists#system|configured]] to be used for GPX imports and offer you to choose a file from there.   * Open a [[.mainmenu:lists|list]] of stored caches or create a new list and select ''Menu'' -> ''Import'' -> ''Import GPX''. this will scan the directory you [[.mainmenu:lists#system|configured]] to be used for GPX imports and offer you to choose a file from there.
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 |Log pictures|The GPX file contains the links to any image users attached to their log entries, but however does not contain the image itself. You need to open the cache online or refresh the cache to load the images.| |Log pictures|The GPX file contains the links to any image users attached to their log entries, but however does not contain the image itself. You need to open the cache online or refresh the cache to load the images.|
 |Favorite points|In order for the geocaching.com GPX files to contain the favorite points of a cache, you have to select to use GPX version 1.0.1 on the website.| |Favorite points|In order for the geocaching.com GPX files to contain the favorite points of a cache, you have to select to use GPX version 1.0.1 on the website.|
-|Static Maps|As [[offline#static_maps|static maps]] are a feature of c:geo these are not contained in GPX files, but only (optionally) added as the last step while importing a GPX file.| 
  
 ===== Offline logging ===== ===== Offline logging =====
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   - Enable the ''Offline Log'' function in the [[.mainmenu:settings#other_logging_options|settings]] which completely works offline.   - Enable the ''Offline Log'' function in the [[.mainmenu:settings#other_logging_options|settings]] which completely works offline.
  
-While the first option is not different from online usage, the second option will replace the ''Log Visit'' menu by a ''One click offline log'' menu in all places. As soon as the function is activated, c:geo will not post logs online by default but only store the found status offline. +While the first option is not different from online usage, the second option will replace the ''Log Visit'' menu by a ''One tap offline log'' menu in all places. As soon as the function is activated, c:geo will not post logs online by default but only store the found status offline. 
  
 When using this menu function the following context menu will be shown: When using this menu function the following context menu will be shown:
  
-{{:en:oneclickofflinelog.png?nolink&400 |}}+{{:en:onetapofflinelog.png?nolink&400 |}}
  
-Just click on the desired log type and your offline log will be saved accordingly. The ''Clear'' option is only available if you already have an offline log stored for this cache. In this case the log type already stored is marked with a red tick in this menu.+Just tap on the desired log type and your offline log will be saved accordingly. The ''Clear'' option is only available if you already have an offline log stored for this cache. In this case the log type already stored is marked with a red tick in this menu.
  
 You can also select ''Log Visit'' to open the normal [[logging|logging screen]] to compose a complete log and store it. You can also select ''Log Visit'' to open the normal [[logging|logging screen]] to compose a complete log and store it.
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 c:geo supports openstreetmap based offline map files using the [[http://mapsforge.net|mapsforge]] format. c:geo supports openstreetmap based offline map files using the [[http://mapsforge.net|mapsforge]] format.
  
-Such files can be downloaded for your area/country from various sources, e.g. [[http://download.mapsforge.org/|Mapsforge Download Server]] or [[http://openandromaps.net|OpenAndroMaps]]. +Read more about how to use offline maps in our [[offlinemaps|Offline map tutorial]].
-With some effort you can also [[https://github.com/cgeo/cgeo/wiki/How-to-create-your-own-offline-maps|manually create]] your own openstreetmap based map. +
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-Once you downloaded an offline map file, you have to store it to the directory on your device as defined in the [[.mainmenu:settings#map|settings]]. If the file is a valid mapsforge offline map, it will afterwards be shown in the  [[ .mainmenu:livemap#top_bar_menu|map source selection]] on the live map or you can preselect the map file to be used in the [[.mainmenu:settings#map|settings]].+
  
  
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