Summary list of suggested features

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Summary list of suggested features

Post by Psyberia-Support » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:06 am

READ before making a feature request
  • Be sure your requested feature can be useful to a great number (not only to you). Unfortunately we cannot spend time on features that will benefit to only few users and will make the application more complicated for all others...
  • Do not ask a feature "Because other application X or Y have it". We do not add features because other applications have them. We add add features when they are useful. So please simply explain in which way your feature would be useful.

List of suggested features

Those features should be added as soon as possible in AlpineQuest.
  • Ability to store online maps along a path, inside areas or around a point (by ajmburke here, alexlong here, MapWorm here)
  • Add a progress information in the Android notification bar when downloading a map (save a complete map area) (by alexlong here)
  • Ability to pause store area tool, to queue download and be notified by alarms (by jidanni here and MapWorm here)
  • Add list of available maps for a given area (by Manu)
  • Support for QC3 maps (by Noxid and jamesm here)
  • Add ability to edit a description/notes field for maps (by datashuttle here)
  • Add ability to search in the community maps list (by jidanni here)
  • Add ability to use the clipboard for displayed placemark (by alexlong here)
  • Add ability to move a displayed placemark from a place to another (by alexlong here)
  • Display arrows of tracks based on elapsed distance or time (by Pascal5 here and hashpipe here)
  • Add more coloring options in the tracks dynamic coloring (by boowoo here)
  • Splits analysis of tracks (by Andrew)
  • Display some stats information in the popups of tracks (like length and duration) (by Andrew and Lex here)
  • Add predefined waypoints (by hoser here)
  • Estimated walking time for track (by pinkyperk here)
  • Display image with geotag exif on the map (by alexlong here)
  • Add more export options for GPX files (by Lex here)
  • Advanced placemark descriptions editor (including table formatting)
  • Make fullscreen profile view scallable / scrollable (by muratisik here)
  • Improve profiles display: add ability to display grids and more than 2 'y' data (by Yvan)
Placemark creator:
  • Improve and add more options to the placemarks creator (by Pascal5 here)
  • Undo button in the route creator (by Yemble here)
  • Offline auto-routing support (by plimboster here)
  • Deep search of placemarks in the "My placemarks" folder (by takri here and alexlong here and here)
  • Add more "search by name" online services (by alexlong here)
  • Add ability to display/input reverse bearings (by Ingensor here and here)
  • Add ability to project a location using a distance on X and a distance on Y
  • Add what3words display/share (by alexlong here)
  • Parts in sight along the target line (by Markus)
  • Elevation profile and gain on the target line (by Geoffrey here)
  • Allow to use stored stored DEM elevation data instead of tracks own data (by marcs here)
  • Add ability to extract/visualize ridgeline from stored DEM (by 5957 here)
Explorer mode / Navigation
  • New data field in explorer mode: vertical speed (by Christ here)
  • New data field in explorer mode: slope (by Renato)
  • When following a path and going away to far from it, get the information on which side you are (by Andrew)
  • Dynamic length of the GPS course line based on a distance or a travel time (by Lee)
Track recorder:
  • Sound notification based on various events (elapsed time, length, etc.) (by Solro)
  • Display more information in the system notification bar when recording a track (by alexlong here)
  • Allow tracks to be shared on Trackserver (by bouton here)
  • Add an home screen widget to start/stop track recording and add waypoints (by alexlong)
  • Barometric elevations tracking (only record elevations, not coordinates) (by Geoffrey here)
Proximity alerts:
  • Improved proximity alerts: custom sounds, custom shapes, reverse alerts, disable on calls, voice synthetizing... (by Alex here)
  • Add proximity alerts in/out areas (by KingFu here)
  • Make the full-screen over cutouts (by Nick here)
  • Resizable side views (by alexlong here)
  • Improve on-map compass display (by boowoo here)
  • Add ability to display a placemark label even if the global setting is off (by alexlong here)
  • Night mode alternative display for GPS, tracker and compass windows (by APRock here)
  • Option to display the menu on the right (by alexlong here)
  • Add a setting to hide all information boxes at the same time (by jidanni here)
  • Make information boxes clickable to allow some settings and display/hide them (by boowoo here and jidanni here)
  • Make GPS Location menu blink while searching for GPS (by marcs here)
  • Ability to change the screen center icon
  • Multiple items selection from the map (by alexlong here)
  • Limit zoom slider out value (by jidanni here)
  • 3D map
  • Show OSGB letters when the grid is displayed (by hamish here)
  • Add ability to create a new workspace by copying an existing one (by masterofnoroad here)
  • QNH calibration for barometer (by HPB here)
  • Save/restore application/settings backup (by alexlong here)
  • Support HTTP/2 (by KingFu here)
  • Sun/Moon direction and information (set, rise, phase) (by burekbrigada here)
  • Add more display resolution modes (by boowoo here)
  • Built-in support of external heart rate sensors (by inode here)
  • Built-in support of external bluetooth GPS (by dags1972 here)

Main suggested features already added
  • Add/record audio files on waypoints avail. in 2.2.9b
  • Add ability to reverse paths (by pinkyperk here) avail. in 2.2.8
  • Add ability to convert placemark types (by daveasbury here) avail. in 2.2.8
  • When renaming a placemark, automatically rename subjacent file (by alexlong here) avail. in 2.2.8
  • Ability to display elevation profile while creating a path (by karolleon here) avail. in 2.2.7
  • Add more choices of information displayed in the target line (by Ingensor here) avail. in 2.2.6
  • Add ability to import/edit more styling options like line width (by kimg here) avail. in 2.2.5c
  • New data field in explorer mode: remaining gain (by Viktor) avail. in 2.2.4
  • Ability to force screen brightness value when AlpineQuest is displayed (by ds47uk here) avail. in 2.2.4
  • Add ability to calibrate images as maps from the application (by alexlong here) avail. in 2.2.3
  • Add ability to display a radius ruler (by alexlong here) avail. in 2.2.2
  • Allow to manually draw path segments while using auto-routing tool (by boowoo here) avail. in 2.2.2
  • Add ability to force update only few tiles from an on-demand map (by jidanni here) avail. in 2.2.1
  • Ability to lock a zoom level and zoom it without switching to the next one avail. in 2.2.0b (long press zoom button to zoom without changing zoom level)
  • Ability to move the center map point / map rotation axis (by Yemble here and Alexlong here) avail. in 2.2.0 (use Explorer mode)
  • Add dashboard with configurable panels (by WyeWalk here) avail. in 2.2.0
  • Support for SHP Shapefiles landmarks (by Dainius here) avail. in 2.0.10
  • Multi-selection of landmarks (by mikemeusel here) avail. in 2.0.5
  • Elevation management and completion (by NickG here) avail. in 2.0.3
  • Support for Rmaps (SQLite) maps (by alexlong here) avail. in 2.0.2
  • Separate UK and US languages (by gvs279 here) avail. in 2.0.1
  • Create an area from a coordinate and a radius (by guest here and Dan here) avail. in 2.0.1
  • Transparent information boxes (by alexong here) avail. in 2.0.1
  • Ability to disable screen rotation (by Frogfoot here) avail. in 2.0.1
  • Dual map view with compass and target direction (by Yemble here) avail. in 2.0.0
  • Ask to load a new map if moving out of the current map bounds (by mitsiman here) avail. in 2.0.0 (for file-based maps only)
  • Ability to display a complete file (without flattening the file structure) avail. in 2.0.0
  • Continuable map scrolling to East/West avail. in 2.0.0
  • Ability to force update a map area avail. in 2.0.0
  • Ability to export a track's profile along with the exported map (by Craggy here) avail. in 2.0.0
  • Ability re-order maps in the Displayed Maps panel (by flipflip here) avail. in 2.0.0
  • Improve the search dialog (by Eagle724 here) avail. in 1.4.16
  • Share current location online (by Stefano) avail. in 1.4.16
  • Proximity alert from a waypoint (by Stefano) avail. in 1.4.16
  • MGRS location search (by an02wrx here) avail. in 1.4.14
  • Ability to draw areas like tracks (by francamacchja here) avail. in 1.4.10
  • Ability to create map sets for easier map handling (by hsepitesz here) avail. in 1.4.10
  • Warn the user if he goes too far from the followed track (by idzerve here) avail. in 1.4.9
  • Export statistics as a text file (by ds47uk here) avail. in 1.4.9
  • Burned calories computation (by Craggy here) avail. in 1.4.7
  • Multiple pictures in waypoints (by CRider here) avail. in 1.4.6
  • Ability to filter landmarks from the Landmarks Explorer (by scott21 here) avail. in 1.4.6
  • Be able to display the 'Open with...' menu for the screen center location (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • Slope computation tool (by Gros here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • More information in the tracker window (by Rac here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • ETA on a waypoint based on current speed (by Rac here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • Ability to change the destination folder/file from the create waypoint dialog (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • Improve waypoints/icons display (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.5
  • Ability to temporary hide displayed landmarks (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.2
  • Improve track bounds icons (by dany38 here) avail. in 1.4.2
  • Bigger compass display (by dany38 here) avail. in 1.4.2
  • Fast access to URL of landmarks (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.1
  • Ability to sort waypoints by distance from current location (by Thunderbird30 here and Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.1
  • Ability import custom waypoint icons (by Yemble here) avail. in 1.4.1
  • Ability to select the distance as Y axis in the graphics (by Rac here) avail. in 1.4.1
  • Ability to load the content of multiple GPX files in a row (by Rac here) avail. in 1.4.1
  • Add an option to lock the zoom only at best values (by CRider here) avail. in 1.4.0
  • More option on the tracker (by Stefano, Blaze Falconburger here, CRider here) avail. in 1.3.9
  • Use the barometer elevation instead of the GPS one when possible (by CRider here) avail. in 1.3.8
  • Use the volume buttons to control the zoom (by Damien here) avail. in 1.3.8
  • Be able to remove track locations from a graph view to remove GPS inaccuracies (by inode here) avail. in 1.3.4
  • Ability to export GPX details (by Jclac here) avail. in 1.2.14
  • Compute elevation using a built-in barometer sensor (by jloe here) avail. in 1.2.12
  • Warn the user if the GPS is lost while recording a track (by Solro) avail. in 1.2.12
  • Ability to display the GPS direction on the map (by jacks34 here) avail. in 1.2.10
  • Be able to calibrate the magnetic sensor (by crmt here) avail. in 1.2.8
  • Be able to enter a name when exporting data from the tracker (by saturnreturn here) avail. in 1.2.5
  • Add multi-touch for zooming avail. in 1.2.3
  • Be able to display raster maps using map formats like MemoryMap and OziMap MemoryMap avail. in 1.2.3
  • Ability to change the color of routes and tracks (by quenticimo here) avail. in 1.2.1
  • Compass direction (bearing) from the current location to the center point (by scb here) avail. in 1.2.0
  • Compass displayed at the center of the map (by cpf here) avail. in 1.2.0
  • Automatic map rotation using the GPS bearing (useful if no orientation sensor on a device) (by dmtchico here) avail. in 1.1.3
  • Bearing to the focused waypoint avail. in 1.1.3
  • Big arrow to indicate the direction of the focused waypoint avail. in 1.1.3
  • Correct raw GPS altitude to get the Geoid altitude (by Wos here) avail. in 1.1.2
  • Improve OSGB precision (by cpf here) avail. in 1.1.2
  • Follow routes in backward way (only forward is possible now) avail. in 1.1.2
  • On-screen speed indication (by cdufour here) avail. in 1.1.2
  • CH-1903 coordinate format (by cdufour here) avail. in 1.1.2
  • MGRS coordinate format (by daniel) avail. in 1.1.2
  • Ability to search UTM coordinates avail. in 1.1.2
  • Folders for the maps (by bastien here) avail. in 1.1.0
  • More info on the progress bars (by emvee here) avail. in 1.0.9
  • Status bar when recording a track in background (by emvee here) avail. in 1.0.8
  • Ability to close the Geolocation tab without stopping the GPS (by twoten & ukuest here) avail. in 1.0.8
  • Confirmation before closing track record or app (by ukuest here) avail. in 1.0.8
  • More stats on tracks (by twoten here) avail. in 1.0.8
  • Orientation while moving a map (by borg here) avail. in 1.0.6
  • Rename / copy / paste waypoints (by bastien here) avail. in 1.0.5
  • Close button (by bastien here) avail. in 1.0.4
  • Graphics and charts (by muth here) avail. in 1.0.4
  • Zoom / De-zoom by changing the map (by borg here & bastien here) avail. in 1.0.3
  • Remember status of Geolocation / Orientation (by Blaze here) avail. in 1.0.1
  • Follow waypoints / Automatically select next waypoint (by Blaze here) avail. in 1.0.1
Main suggested features that should not be added
  • Allow to change the color and icon for a complete placemark file (by hamish here): placemark files are only containers and cannot be styled, but bulk styling of items is possible.
  • Ability to disable map levels from display (by marcv here): it's possible to manually edit or create a new configuration file with only the zoom levels needed.
  • Ability to post tracks on the web (Google+, Facebook, ...) (by vsevel here): you can already export track details as text or image and share them where needed.
  • Add ability to display Strava segments on the map (by micgre here): Strava has its own services and application that shall be used if needed.
  • Dropbox support for storing/retrieving landmarks (by andreazamboni here and Eagle724 here): you can open landmarks in the application from the official Dropbox app, and export them easily. You can also setup automatic backup of some folders using various applications.
  • Ability to turn on/off phone flash light from AlpineQuest: can be easily done using widgets, or custom buttons from within the application.
  • Ability to add a shift to the geolocation (by Wulfenia here): shifts in positioning are either due to a temporary inaccuracy of the GPS (and so disappear by themselves) or by a poorly calibrated map (and so map calibration must be corrected).

A great thank to all users for their feedbacks!

Last bumped by Psyberia-Support on Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:06 am.
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