Slightly odd waypoint icon.

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geofactotem
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Slightly odd waypoint icon.

Post by geofactotem » Wed Jun 08, 2022 6:58 pm

This discovery only came about as a result of the new icon sort as I was not interested in this imported waypoint whilst using the set.

The first image is an imported picture waypoint named VS622 - image shows the detail of the waypoint
VS622 Picture Waypoint.jpg
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This image shows the waypoint within the set and also on the map. The expected icon has been replaced by a camera.
VS622 Placemark.jpg
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Here is a created sound waypoint which behaves as expected both in the set and on the map
Audio in set and map.jpg
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I would add that that this is a very small sample of I suspect very seldom used waypoint types. I do, I think have some imported picture waypoints that behave as expected. Having said that I think that any created picture waypoints behave as above.

Finally I see this as firmly in the strange behaviour category and not a bug that needs attention and there are certainly other things I would like given a higher ranking.

Regards
David

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Re: Slightly odd waypoint icon.

Post by Psyberia-Support » Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:53 am

Hi David,
I've checked this and you're right, the icon display in the list in not correct.
The expected behavior is like on the map, the icon is found like this:
1. If there is an icon specified, use it;
2. If there is a picture associated to the waypoint, use a camera icon;
3. If there is an audio clip associated to the waypoint, use a speaker icon;
4. If the waypoint belongs to a set that has an icon specified, use this icon;
5. If a color is specified, use a colored dot;
6. Display a default color dot.

In the list, this order is used instead: 2. 1. 4. 5. 6.
This is not correct, I'll fix this.

Thanks for your report.
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geofactotem
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Re: Slightly odd waypoint icon.

Post by geofactotem » Fri Jun 17, 2022 3:40 pm

Thanks for doing that, I suspect it has been lurking there for years. I meant to mention that I hoped you noticed the splendid icon you designed for me and its function.

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