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Custom waypoint icons

The application allows you to use your own custom icons for waypoints.

Requirements and setup

Icon files must be saved in the “icons/” sub-folder of application folder, and must meet the following requirements:

  • Maximum file size: 100KB;
  • Image format: PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP. Alpha channel supported if any;
  • Image dimension: 32px × 32px recommended.

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.

By grouping some icons in a sub-folder, they will appears in a custom icon category.


To choose one of your custom icon for a waypoint:

  • Create a new waypoint;
  • Click on the “Icon” button ;
  • You should see a new “Custom” category ;
  • Select your icon ;
  • Save the waypoint ;

You should see your waypoint with the custom icon (size of 64px × 64px used in this example).

The center point of the icon is displayed on the waypoint's location.


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