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Troubles & Questions / Wrong order of Geocaching waypoints
« on: August 29, 2018, 20:31:33 »
The order of Geocaching waypoints changes when updating a Geocache by "Geocache Live".
To reproduce:
  • import e.g. multi-cache GC6XAQ8 via GPX import (GPX file downloaded directly from Cache listing)
  • observe that the order of waypoints matches exactly the order in the listing (ordered by waypoint code)

  • now update the cache by pressing "Share" button and "Update cache"

  • after the update the order of waypoints changed; it doesn't follow the order in the cache listing anymore

The changed order is especially problematic for multi-caches that often have different types of waypoints: stages, reference points, parking areas, trailheads, final location.
The waypoint order is set by the Cache owner in the cache listing and usually follows the order the  waypoints have to be visited in the field, i.e. the order matters.

By the way, one gets the same (changed) order of waypoints also when importing the cache via Live Map or bookmark list - seems to be related to "Geocache Live".

Maybe two possible solutions:
  • adding a sorting possibility to the waypoints tab: e.g. sort by Waypoint code or name or ...; then it's a user choice
  • let the waypoint order always follow the cache listing, no matter how it was imported or updated

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Versions / Re: [APP] - version 3.31.+ ( 4. 6. 2018 )
« on: June 10, 2018, 18:43:39 »
In Settings - Navigation - Route re-calculation, change the value of "Distance for recalculation" to something different than the default value 100m, e.g. 50m:


As long as Locus stays open the new value will be kept.
But as soon you restart Locus the default value of 100m is shown instead of the changed value.


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Versions / Re: [APP] - version 3.31.+ ( 4. 6. 2018 )
« on: June 06, 2018, 18:09:40 »
- open Tracks tab of the Data Manager
- select a track and open Track detail
- in track detail screen, select a tab other than the Information tab, e.g. Chart
- now rotate the device (e.g. from portrait to landscape)
After screen rotation the tab changed back to Information tab (instead of staying at the current tab).

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