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Saves displayed online maps into the internal database in temporary memory and accelerates their future loading.
Displays only cached map tiles of online maps to avoid downloading from the internet.
Loads SQLite-based maps according to actual GPS position. There is no need to select maps manually when out of one, Locus Map switches it on automatically. To make this work, store all the maps in one folder.
There are three options:
You manually select which map to display or you let Locus automatically load available vector maps for the currently displayed position. This also ensures a seamless map display across the whole screen in areas where the coverage of two maps blends into each other.
Auto-loading works only for maps of the same Mapsforge version.
Enables setting size of vector maps texts (names of cities, streets, etc.) on a scale from 50 to 500% of the default size.
Graphic elements displaying various non-map objects or values.
Map scale defines the ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground.
Locus offers many more means of measuring distance >>
Circles indicate estimated beeline distance to be passed according to the user's current speed in various time intervals:
Circles indicate selected distances from the map screen cursor - 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 m, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 and 200 km:
In case the GPS is fixed the circles have different color and indicate distance from the user's location.
Available only with Premium
Displays elevation value on the location of the map screen cursor:
It is based on downloaded offline elevation files.
Stretches a line with azimuth and distance between user's GPS location and the map screen cursor:
You can change the type of parameters displayed above/below the line in the expert settings.
Displays a line from the user's current position across the screen to indicate the direction of motion:
Useful when trying to maintain a specific course.
Displays a line from the user's current position across the screen to indicate the direction he/she is pointing at with the device:
Similar function to the Show view option but more accurate.
Displays direction and approximate range of your view.
This option can be added to a function panel for quicker access.
Shows a magnified part of the map on the spot the map cursor is pointing at.
This tool can be added to a function panel for quicker access.
Sets size of texts within auxuliary objects (dynamic altitude, labels etc.) from 50 to 300% of a normal size.
Select one of the world's online or offline maps for upper zooms so that detailed zooms of your local map are loaded faster.
The app automatically selects an optimum resolution of the map according to the device screen's DPI. The result is better legibility of the map.
Tap Enable and move the slider to adjust the resolution you see on the preview window. It displays the map around position of your map cursor.
Available only with Premium
Enables additional shading of map based on offline elevation files.
It is important to download elevation data before using this function, more info here >>
Enables adjusting colors of active map: