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How to measure distances and bearings?

A measure tool is available allowing to compute distances and bearings between any location.

  • Click on the map center icon and select Create a landmark… ;
  • Under the Tools category, click on Measure .

The Landmark creator side-view is displayed.

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  • Click on Add location to define the first location, and move the map over the second location. The distance and bearing to the screen center is previewed ;
  • Click on Add location again to define the second location. You can repeat the process for any number of locations;
  • When you've done, click on Save & Close to close the landmark creator.

Your measures remain displayed on the map until you delete them.

Lines between measured locations are colored depending on the bearing: red when going north, blue when going south.

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