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Custom waypoint icons

In you don't find the waypoint icons that suit your needs, the application allows you to import and use your own ones.

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.

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

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


To use a custom icon, create a new waypoint or edit an existing one. In the edit waypoint dialog:

  • Click on the Add icon shortcut button, or alternatively click on More… and select Icon ;
  • Under the “Custom” category, select your custom icon .


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