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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>​
  
-====== ​Following paths ======+====== ​Path following ​======
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 By following a path, you indicate to the application what is currently planned, so it can: By following a path, you indicate to the application what is currently planned, so it can:
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   * Automatically target a forward location on the path so you get a direction;   * Automatically target a forward location on the path so you get a direction;
   * Warn you if you are going too far away from the path.   * Warn you if you are going too far away from the path.
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 +{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The GPS positioning must available and turned on to use this feature.
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 +{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can completely close the application while using this feature, warning sounds will still be played. Be careful to leave your device access the open sky so the GPS can get your precise location and the process work properly.
  
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 ===== How to follow a path? ===== ===== How to follow a path? =====
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-  * Display a path on the map (you can use any previously recorded or downloaded track, or simply [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-create|manually draw one]]); +  * Display a path on the map (you can use any previously recorded or downloaded track, or simply [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​local-track-create#​how_to_manually_draw_a_path|manually draw one]]); 
-  * Click anywhere on it {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} and select ​its name {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​+  * Tap anywhere on it {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} and on its name {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​
   * Select ''"​**Follow path**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}}.   * Select ''"​**Follow path**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}}.
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 +{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-1.jpg?​nolink }}
  
 The follow path options dialog is displayed. The follow path options dialog is displayed.
  
-  * If you plan to follow the path in the opposite order it was recorded or created, check the ''"​**Reverse order**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} ​option+  * If you plan to follow the path in the opposite order it was recorded or created, check ''"​**Reverse order**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * If the path is looping ​and you plan to follow more than one loop, check the ''"​**Loop**"''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} ​option+  * If the path forms a loop and you plan to follow ​it more than once, check ''"​**Loop**"''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * If desiredyou can change the distance of the automatically targeted forward location on the path {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}};​ +  * If needed, change the distance of the automatically targeted forward location on the path {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * If you want to be notified ​if you're going too far away from the path, check the ''"​**Warn**"''​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} option and select ​the distance {{:icon_08.png?​nolink}} ​at which you wand to be notified (see details below)+  * If you want to be notified ​when you're going too far away from the path, select ​after which distance ​to do so {{:icon_07.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * Click on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:icon_09.png?​nolink}} to validate ​the options.+  * Tap on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:icon_08.png?​nolink}} to validate.
  
-{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-1.jpg?nolink }}+{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-2.jpg?nolink }}
  
-As soon as you follow ​a new path, the GPS Position is turned on and a side panel is displayed ​providing ​information ​like: +Once the follow path options have been validated, the dashboard ​is displayed ​where you can find information {{:icon_09.png?​nolink}} ​on the remaining ​part: length, elevation gan and lossETA (estimated time of arrival) and estimated remaining time.
-  * The name of the followed path, it's total length and positive altitude gain {{:icon_01.png?​nolink}}+
-  * The remaining length and gain from until the end of the trackfrom your current location, the estimated time of arrival ​at the end of the path (ETA)and the estimated remaining ​moving ​time {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}}.+
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} In order to compute the remaining distance on the path, the application uses as the start point the closest location on the path from the screen center. Be sure to have this center location locked on your current GPS location in order to use this last one. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} In order to compute the remaining distance on the path, the application uses as the start point the closest location on the path from the screen center. Be sure to have this center location locked on your current GPS location in order to use this last one.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The ETA is computed using the remaining distance on the path and your instant GPS speed, or the mean speed of your last moves if available.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The ETA is computed using the remaining distance on the path and your instant GPS speed, or the mean speed of your last locations ​if available. This speed is given in the "​Remaining on path" section.
  
-You can click on the button {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to get more information on the what as been done on the path and what is remainingas shown in the window {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}}. You can also click on the button {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} to update the follow path options, or cancel it.+To close the dashboarduse the ''"​**Back**"''​ button of your device or click on the top right ''"​**Close**"''​ icon.
  
-The follow ​path won't stop if you close the follow ​path side panel. To display it againsetup the follow path again.+On the map, you current location is displayed in blue and a forward location on the path is targeted. If you've requested the application to warn you if going too far away from the path, the chosen threshold distance is displayed in transparent green {{:​icon_10.png?​nolink}}.
  
-On the map, you current ​location is displayed {{:icon_05.png?​nolink}} ​(when retrieved from the GPS), and a forward location on the path {{:icon_06.png?​nolink}} is automatically targeted which will change depending on the center location. The distance, ​direction and elevation ​difference ​(if available) to the target is displayed in the target ​information box {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}}.+Some information on the forward ​location ​target ​is also displayed ​in an information box {{:icon_11.png?​nolink}} ​at the top left of the map: the distance ​to the targetthe elevation ​gain or loss (if the target ​location elevation ​is known) and the direction to the target.
  
-{{ :en:help:1.4:​landmarks:​follow-path-2.jpg?nolink }}+{{ :en:help:v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-3.jpg?nolink }}
  
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 ===== Notification signals when going too far from the path ===== ===== Notification signals when going too far from the path =====
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 +If you've requested the application to warn you if going too far away from the path, a background process is started which will notify you by playing sounds.
  
-If you check the ''"​**Warn**"''​ option when setting up a followed path, and the GPS Position is available, the application will start a background process that will notify ​you if you go too far from the path by playing sounds.+As soon as you're more far than the chosen distance, the application will play notification sounds to help you find your way without handling your device:
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The GPS Position must available and turned on to activate this feature. You can completely close the application while using this feature, sounds will still be played. Be careful to leave your device access the open sky so the GPS can get your location, otherwise the notifications won't work properly. +  ​* When going even more far in a wrong direction, the application will play two (2) "''​**wrong way**''"​ beeps;
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-As soon as you're more far than the chosen distance, the application will play sound notifications to help you find your way without handling your device: +
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-  ​* When going even more far, the application will play two (2) "''​**wrong way**''"​ beeps;+
  
 {{mp3play>​sounds:​sound_out_2.mp3}} {{mp3play>​sounds:​sound_out_2.mp3}}
  
-  * When being more far that 1.5 times the chosen distance and still going more far, the application will play three (3) "''​**wrong way**''"​ beeps;+  * When being more far that 1.5 times the chosen distance and still going away, the application will play three (3) "''​**wrong way**''"​ beeps;
  
 {{mp3play>​sounds:​sound_out_3.mp3}} {{mp3play>​sounds:​sound_out_3.mp3}}
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 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The application repeats the sounds approximately every 5 seconds. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The application repeats the sounds approximately every 5 seconds.
  
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-===== How to modify or cancel the path following? ===== +===== How to modify or cancel the path following ​process? ===== 
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-To change ​the path following ​optionsjust select again ''"​**Follow path**"'' ​on the same path. You can also click on the ''"​**Edit**"'' ​button in the follow path side panel (see above).+To modify ​the path following ​settingstap on the followed ​path {{:icon_01.png?​nolink}}, ​on its name {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} and select ​''"​**Follow path**"'' ​{{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} again to re-display ​the options dialog.
  
-To cancel ​the path following, ​select ​the followed path, click on its name and select ​the ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:icon_01.png?​nolink}} ​menu item. You can also display the follow path options dialog and click on the ''"​**Remove**"''​ {{:icon_02.png?​nolink}} ​button.+To stop the path following ​processdo the same but select ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:icon_04.png?​nolink}}. You can also select ​''"​**Remove ​target**"''​ {{:icon_05.png?​nolink}} ​from the options dialog.
  
-{{ :en:help:1.4:​landmarks:​follow-path-3.jpg?nolink }}+{{ :en:help:v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-4.jpg?nolink }}
  

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