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Importing JPG / PDF as an overlay map
« on: January 06, 2020, 16:51:15 »
I've purchased the pro version.
Is it possible to import JPG / PDF as an overlay map?
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Re: Importing JPG / PDF as an overlay map
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 17:08:12 »
it's best to ask in the help desk. I'm not entirely sure. But PDF don't think so. https://help.locusmap.eu/
 

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Re: Importing JPG / PDF as an overlay map
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2020, 21:35:00 »
I've purchased the pro version.
Is it possible to import JPG / PDF as an overlay map?
Thanks

you can use the "image calibration tool" in locus to georeference any JPG / JPEG to create a referenced map. it outputs a KMZ (google keyhole zipped) file that locus, google maps, google earth, etc can read and display as an overlay.

the process that locus uses to create KMZ's is really really good.

here's an old video i did to show folks how to do it. you may want to pause/rewind it a few times to get the concept down.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRvItaHmcrg

 
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Re: Importing JPG / PDF as an overlay map
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2020, 21:37:48 »
if you want to use a PDF as your image source , you'll need to convert it to an JPEG / JPG before you can georeference it. the app i use to do this is called X2IMGPRO. i don't know if it's still available on the android market, but it's easily found online.

this is it's app icon.