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Quote from: menion on October 18, 2018, 17:03:03@slart76
what means "Guidance" notification? Maybe a screenshot + describe better what you hear. By "Track recording" notification you mean announcements from "Audio coach" right?
Sorry, nothing audio at all. Just talking about notifications in the notification area of Android.
Attached screenshot.
I'm not sure how new this is, but when having a navigation running, I now get a "Guidance" notification, at least on Oreo. Which I assume is due to background running restrictions - so that's fine.
However, when also recording a track, there are now two notifications! I'm pretty sure, that for ensuring background running, one would be enough?!
Unfortunately, they both have the same category ("Ongoing notifications"), so I can't turn off the guidance notification without also hiding the recording notification (which I absolutely need).
So would it make sense to automatically hide the guidance not. when there is a recording running, or at least put them into different categories so the user can decide? (which however is only possible on Oreo, granted)
Quote from: john_percy on October 14, 2018, 11:56:38
1. In presets, Orientation Lock option is not preserved if I generate a new preset. I have to tap the pencil icon, make the option available, and then the setting is copied from existing state.
I think that's a bigger (and not new) problem: A new preset only ever contains a fixed set of settings, as far as I can see. So for all settings not in there, you first have to select them in the Edit dialog.
My proposal:
1) Initially activate all possible settings
2) Make copying presets possible - that way you can boil your presets down to the settings you actually want to change. I know that you can manually copy a preset by copying the .lb file in data/presets and renaming it. Never tried it though, not sure if that works (naming could be a problem) - so an in-app solution would be better.
Quote from: menion on June 18, 2018, 23:25:08
Hmm are you sure that result of re-calculation should be different? Just for sure...
Mode of manual recalculation = point priority?
Doesn't need to be different, but obviously nothing happened, because no "Working..." pop-up appeared. And it's a long route which (on that old phone) takes a few seconds to calculate, so it's not possible that suddenly it's there without delay.
Just for information: Should it already recalculate after I chose a different profile or only on additional click?
Edit: And yeah, point-priority
Quote from: menion on June 17, 2018, 01:18:42
issue with route planner ( ) will be fixed in next version.
Does that also affect the navigation mode? What I did:

  • Select a point, choose Navigate To
  • Do all the settings and start the navigation
  • Route is calculated, but I don't like it
  • I open the navigation quick settings (or whatever that dialog is called), long-press on Recalculate, choose another profile - nothing happens. Ok, extra (short) tap on Recalculate - nothing happens. Can't get the route to be recalculated...
FWIW, I can activate presets by intent and manually in the UI with no problems/FCs.
3.31.1: Intent for preset change works perfectly! Finally I can 100% automate the start/stop of all my outdoor setups. Thx!
Quote from: menion on June 06, 2018, 13:30:45
don't know why, but I'm still unable to simulate your issue in track editor. Video record ? Thanks
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Quote from: menion on June 05, 2018, 13:44:37
- same icons, I know, just need from our graphics to find some free time on it :)
- docs for intents, agree .. fixed
- intent for presets is planned, I'll add it to priority tasks to next bigger version, no need for a task on help desk in this case, thanks.
Great, thx!

Quote from: menion on June 05, 2018, 13:44:37- and improved track edit screen: wrong wording. I mean page where you edit name/desc/activity for a track. There were changes how screen reacts on back/cancel actions.
Ok, get it. But have to ask again: Will you have a look at the back/forward button problem in editor I described? I have a vague memory we talked about this sometime ago, but you couldn't easily reproduce it?! Is that still the case? - Because for me, I can reproduce it with 100% certainty everytime when there are points close together. It's especially easy if you have a section where you came back along the same track.
chg: improved behavior of track edit screen (back/forward buttons)

What is new here? I tried the editor, and as far as I see, the buttons behave exactly the same. Furthermore, an old bug is still there: If several trackpoints are close together and I try to quickly "browse" through them with the buttons, inevitably after a few taps the selection gets lost. That's quite annoying, especially as it happens when points are close, so it's hard to select the last point again.
I hoped that would've been fixed, but either not completely, or something else...
I wrote this last minute topic in 3.30 thread:
Is the intent for preset change planned anyway or should I add an idea?
Two tiny things:

  • New settings: Icon for "Controlling" and "Points & Tracks" is identical. I think, Controlling can keep the plain cogwheel, and P&T should get the small "point bubble" or track icon overlayed
  • The intent description, track_record "stop" doesn't mention the profile name. If I remember correctly, this was added in the latest beta - it should be documented and described what it does
Just back from hiking in Scotland, hope it's not too late for some wish for next version ;)
I didn't get the chance to try out the new intents yet, but I'm looking forward to it. However, I'm missing one: "Activate Preset" (by name). With this, intents would be able to set anything that can be done in presets. Furthermore, adding new settings to presets automatically makes intent more powerful.
Case in point: I now have Tasker setups for Hiking, Biking, Car Navigation, etc. that are able to setup all aspects of my phone, start Locus/recording, etc. Only to have to display a popup at the end "Please choose the correct Locus preset now". With such an intent, it would finally be possible to to have a 1-click solution.

And another tiny thing: As you're improving point filters, could you also amend the track filters with a "Activity type" selection?
I don't think it's new, but I just stumbled over it and it's so small, I didn't want to open a topic in the Help Desk:
When splitting a track, the new sections have an empty description. I think the intuitive thing would be to copy the original description to both sections - it's always easy to delete it later, but more annoying to having to copy it. And worse, if you check "Delete Original".
3.30.3, Locus Store:
The "My history" and "My subscriptions" screens are empty. I don't have subscriptions, so that's fine (although I would prefer some kind of "You have no subscriptions" text), but I definitely have a history.
Everything else in store seems to work (e.g. Check for updates, Buy LoCoins, etc.). I also had a case where after clicking a few things in the Store, I suddenly couldn't get out of it anymore (clicking back arrow/button didn't take me back and in the end I had to kill Locus), but I can't reproduce it now.
But the empty history is definitely a bug.

PS: Works on my S5neo (stock Samsung ROM), but not on my Note4 and S4 (both LineageOS) - so perhaps something with the OS? All have working Google Apps, though, and as I said, everything else in the store works fine.