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Intents


The application responds to various intent actions, allowing you to control few features from external application like Automate or Tasker.


Global intents


The application responds to the following intents, even if it is not explicitly targeted.


  • Intent action “net.psyberia.intent.action.DISPLAY_LOCATION”

Displays a location on the map.

Optional extras Type Description
net.psyberia.intent.extra.MEM_ID String Memory ID. If specified, replaces a previous location displayed with this same ID.
net.psyberia.intent.extra.TRACK_ID String Track ID. If specified, appends the location to a track named after this ID.
net.psyberia.intent.extra.SET_ID String Set ID. If specified, adds the location to a waypoints set named after this ID.
net.psyberia.intent.extra.LONGITUDE Double WGS84 longitude.
net.psyberia.intent.extra.LATITUDE Double WGS84 latitude.
net.psyberia.intent.extra.ELEVATION Double WGS84 elevation (meters).
net.psyberia.intent.extra.NAME String name of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
net.psyberia.intent.extra.COMMENT String comment of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
net.psyberia.intent.extra.DESCRIPTION String description of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
net.psyberia.intent.extra.ICON String icon name of the point (ignored if using a track ID).

Example in Automate:
- Block type: App start
- Action: “net.psyberia.intent.action.DISPLAY_LOCATION”
- Extras: {“net.psyberia.intent.extra.LONGITUDE”: -0.1, “net.psyberia.intent.extra.LATITUDE”: 54.5, “net.psyberia.intent.extra.NAME”: “Test”, “net.psyberia.intent.extra.ICON”: “Car”}


  • Intent scheme “geo”

Displays or searches a location.

Supported formats examples
geo:{lat},{lon}
geo:{lat},{lon}({name})
geo:{lat},{lon}?z={osm_zoom_id}
geo:?q={lat},{lon}({name})
geo:0,0?q={lat},{lon}({name})
geo:0,0?q={address}


  • Intent schemes “http” and “https”

Displays or searches a location.

Supported formats examples
https://www.google.com/maps/place/{lat},{lon}
https://www.google.com/maps/place/{lat},{lon},{google_zoom_id}z
https://maps.google.com/?q={lat},{lon}
https://maps.google.com/?q=loc:{lat},{lon},{google_zoom_id}z
https://maps.google.com/?q=loc:{lat},{lon},{google_zoom_id}z({name})


Application specific intents


To use the following intents, you must explicitly target the application package.


  • Intent action “APP_STOP”

Closes the application.


  • Intent action “DISPLAY_LOCATION”

Displays a location on the map.

Optional extras Type Description
mem_id String Memory ID. If specified, replaces a previous location displayed with this same ID.
track_id String Track ID. If specified, appends the location to a track named after this ID.
set_id String Set ID. If specified, adds the location to a waypoints set named after this ID.
longitude Double WGS84 longitude.
latitude Double WGS84 latitude.
elevation Double WGS84 elevation (meters).
name String name of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
comment String comment of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
description String description of the point (ignored if using a track ID).
icon String icon name of the point (ignored if using a track ID).

Example in Automate:
- Block type: App start
- Package: psyberia.alpinequest.full
- Activity class: psyberia.alpinequest.full.AlpineQuestActivity
- Action: “DISPLAY_LOCATION”
- Extras: {“longitude”: -0.1, “latitude”: 54.5, “name”: “Test”, “icon”: “Car”}


  • Intent action “LANDMARKS_FAST_WAYPOINT”

Creates and displays a waypoint on the map. The waypoint is saved in the current placemarks Explorer place, the screen center location or the GPS location (if available) is used based on the last created waypoint choice.

Optional extras Type Description
name String name of the waypoint.


  • Intent actions “TRACKER_START”, “TRACKER_STOP” and “TRACKER_ADD_WAYPOINT”

Respectively starts the track recorder, stops the track recorder and add a waypoint to current recorded track.

Optional extras for “TRACKER_ADD_WAYPOINT” Type Description
name String name of the waypoint.

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