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 <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Landmarks]]</​sub>​ <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Landmarks]]</​sub>​
  
-====== Custom ​waypoint ​icons ======+====== Custom icons ======
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-The application allows you to use your own custom icons for waypoints.+In you don't find the waypoint icons that suit your needs, the application allows you to import and use your own ones.
  
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 Icon files must be saved in the "​**''​icons/''​**"​ sub-folder of [[en:​help:​v2:​settings:​storage#​how_to_locate_the_application_folder|application folder]], and must meet the following requirements:​ Icon files must be saved in the "​**''​icons/''​**"​ sub-folder of [[en:​help:​v2:​settings:​storage#​how_to_locate_the_application_folder|application folder]], and must meet the following requirements:​
-  ​* **Maximum file size**: 100KB; +  * **Image format**: ​SVG (recommended,​ only simple shapes supported), ​PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP. Alpha channel supported if any; 
-  ​* **Image format**: PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP. Alpha channel supported if any; +  * **Image dimension**:​ 32px × 32px recommended ​for non SVG formats; 
-  * **Image dimension**:​ 32px × 32px recommended.+  * **Maximum file size**: 100KB.
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The file name (without the extension) is used as the icon name. If you use an existing icon name, this one will be replaced by your custom icon. Names are //not// case sensitive. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The file name (without the extension) is used as the icon name. If you use an existing icon name, this one will be replaced by your custom icon. Names are //not// case sensitive.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} ​By grouping some icons in a sub-folder, they will appears in a custom icon category.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} ​The center point of the icon is displayed on the waypoint'​s location. 
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 +{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You must restart the application after adding custom ​icons in order to be able to use them.
  
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 ===== Usage ===== ===== Usage =====
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-To choose one of your custom icon for a waypoint+To use a custom icon, [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-waypoint-create#​how_to_create_a_waypoint|create ​a new waypoint]] or [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-waypoint-create#​how_to_edit_a_waypoint|edit an existing one]]. In the edit waypoint dialog: 
-  * Create ​a new waypoint; +  * Click on the ''​"**Add icon**"'' ​{{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} ​shortcut button, or alternatively click on ''​"**More...**"'' ​{{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} ​and select ''"​**Icon**"'' ​{{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * Click on the "**''​Icon''​**" ​button ​{{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}}+  * Under the "​Custom"​ category, select your custom icon {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}.
-  * You should see a new "**''​Custom''​**" ​category ​{{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}}+
-  ​Select your icon {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}};​ +
-  * Save the waypoint ​{{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}};+
  
-You should see your waypoint with the custom icon {{:icon_05.png?​nolink}} ​(size of 64px × 64px used in this example). +{{:icon_help.png?​nolink}} ​By grouping some icons in a sub-folder, they will appears in a custom category named after the sub-folder.
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-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The center point of the icon is displayed on the waypoint'​s location.+
  
-{{ :en:help:1.4:​landmarks:​custom-icons.jpg?​nolink }}+{{ :en:help:v2:landmarks:local-waypoints-custom-icons.jpg?​nolink }}

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