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 <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|Settings]]</​sub>​ <​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|Settings]]</​sub>​
  
-====== ​Locations ​and grids ======+====== ​Location formats ​and grids ======
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 The application can display and search locations in almost any coordinate system. The application can display and search locations in almost any coordinate system.
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-By default, the coordinates of the screen center location are displayed in an information box located at the top left of the screen. If an alternative (secondarylocation format has been chosen ​from the application settings, both are displayed. The coordinates and grid of the alternative ​format are displayed in blue.+By default, the coordinates of the screen center location are displayed in an information box located at the top left of the screen. If an secondary location format has been chosen ​in the application settings, both are displayed. The coordinates and grid of the secondary ​format are displayed in blue.
  
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 To display or hide the screen center coordinates information box: To display or hide the screen center coordinates information box:
-  * Click on the main application menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​ +  * Tap on the main application menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * Click on ''"​**Options**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​+  * Tap on ''"​**Options**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​
   * Check the option ''"​**Screen center coordinates**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the coordinates,​ or un-check it to hide them.   * Check the option ''"​**Screen center coordinates**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the coordinates,​ or un-check it to hide them.
  
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 To display or hide the grid for one of the current location format: To display or hide the grid for one of the current location format:
-  * Click on the main application menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​ +  * Tap on the main application menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * Click on ''"​**Options**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​+  * Tap on ''"​**Options**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​
   * Check the option ''"​**Display grid**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the grid of the main location format, or un-check it to hide it;   * Check the option ''"​**Display grid**"''​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} to display the grid of the main location format, or un-check it to hide it;
-  * If you've chosen ​an alternative ​location format ​from the application settings, you can display its grid or hide it independently by using the option ''"​**Display alt. grid**"''​ {{:icon_03.png?​nolink}}. The alternative ​format grid is displayed in blue.+  * If you've chosen ​a secondary ​location format ​in the application settings, you can display its grid or hide it independently by using the option ''"​**Display alt. grid**"''​ {{:icon_04.png?​nolink}}. The secondary ​format grid is displayed in blue.
  
 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​settings:​location-format-grid.jpg?​nolink }} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​settings:​location-format-grid.jpg?​nolink }}
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 +Here is an example of the ''​**UTM Grid**''​ over Hawaii:
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 +Here is an example of the ''​**MGRS Grid**''​ over Hawaii:
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 To change the location coordinates display format: To change the location coordinates display format:
   * Open the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]];   * Open the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]];
-  * Click on ''"​**Location format**"''​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to change the main location format, or on ''"​**Altlocation ​format**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} to change the alternative (secondarylocation format; +  * Tap on ''"​**Location format**"''​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to change the main location format, or on ''"​**Secondary loc. format**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} to change the secondary location format; 
-  * If the location format you want to use is in the main formats ​list {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}}, ​just select it; +  * Common worldwide ​formats ​are displayed first {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}}, ​local and less common formats are listed by area {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}. 
-  * Otherwise click on ''"​**More...**"''​ {{:icon_04.png?​nolink}} ​to display more formats ​{{:icon_05.png?​nolink}};​ + 
-  * If you still can'​t ​find a formatclick on ''"​**Import...**"''​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} to import a format using its EPSG id (the list of all ids is available at [[http://​www.spatialreference.org/​|www.spatialreference.org]]).+If you cannot find the location format you need: 
 +  * Tap on ''"​**Import...**"''​ {{:icon_05.png?​nolink}}
 +  * Type the EPSG coordinate format ID in the text field {{:icon_07.png?​nolink}};​ 
 +  * If you don'​t ​know ittap on [[http://​www.spatialreference.org/​|www.spatialreference.org]] ​{{:icon_06.png?​nolink}} to visit this website that list almost all coordinate formats. You'll be able to make searches by name or country, and retrieve the list of corresponding coordinate format IDs; 
 +  * Tap on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}} to validate;
  
 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​settings:​location-format-change.jpg?​nolink }} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​settings:​location-format-change.jpg?​nolink }}

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