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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>​
  
-====== ​How to follow a path? ======+====== ​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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   * Warn you if you are going too far away from the path.   * Warn you if you are going too far away from the path.
  
-To follow a path:+{{:​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? ===== 
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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#​how_to_manually_draw_a_path|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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 The follow path options dialog is displayed. The follow path options dialog is displayed.
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-{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-2.jpg?​nolink}} 
  
   * If you plan to follow the path in the opposite order it was recorded or created, check ''"​**Reverse order**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}};​   * If you plan to follow the path in the opposite order it was recorded or created, check ''"​**Reverse order**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}};​
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   * If needed, 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 when you're going too far away from the path, select after which distance to do so {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}};​   * 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_08.png?​nolink}} to validate.+  * Tap on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}} to validate.
  
-Once the follow path options have been validated, the dashboard is displayed where you can find information {{:icon_01.png?​nolink}} on the remaining part: length, elevation gan and loss, ETA (estimated time of arrival) and estimated remaining time.+{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-2.jpg?​nolink }} 
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 +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 loss, ETA (estimated time of arrival) and estimated remaining time.
  
 {{:​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.
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 {{:​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. {{:​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.
  
-To close the dashboard, use the ''"​**Back**"''​ button of your device or click on ''"​**Close**"'' ​{{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}}.+To close the dashboard, use the ''"​**Back**"''​ button of your device or click on the top right ''"​**Close**"'' ​icon.
  
-On the map, you current location is displayed in blue and a forward location on the path is targeted ​{{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}}. 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_04.png?​nolink}}.+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}}.
  
-Some information on the forward location target is also displayed in an information box {{:icon_05.png?​nolink}} at the top left of the map: the distance to the target, the elevation gain or loss (if the target location elevation is known) and the direction to the target.+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 target, the elevation gain or loss (if the target location elevation is known) and the direction to the target.
  
 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-3.jpg?​nolink }} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​landmarks:​follow-path-3.jpg?​nolink }}
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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'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.
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-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The GPS positioning must available and turned on to use this feature. 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. 
  
 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: 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:
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 ===== How to modify or cancel the path following process? ===== ===== How to modify or cancel the path following process? =====
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-To modify the path following settings, ​click on the followed path {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} ​and on its name {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} and select ''"​**Follow path**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} again to re-display the options dialog.+To modify the path following settings, ​tap 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 stop the path following process, do the same but select ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}. You can also select ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} from the options dialog. To stop the path following process, do the same but select ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}. You can also select ''"​**Remove target**"''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} from the options dialog.

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