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How to create GPX landmarks?

GPX landmarks must be created in GPX files. You can either click on an existing GPX file to open it, or create a new one:

  • Display the landmarks sub-menu and select “Explore landmark;
  • At the bottom of the Landmarks Explorer window, select the “+” menu item;
  • Choose to create a new “GPX File.

If needed, click on the newly created GPX file to open it. Then, select the “+ menu item again to add GPX landmarks.

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How to convert landmarks to the GPX format?

You can convert waypoints, routes and tracks to the GPX format from AlpineQuest using the copy/paste feature.

  • Open the AlpineQuest Landmarks Explorer;
  • Long-click on a landmark and select the “Copy” context menu item;
  • Browse an existing GPX file or create a new one (Click on the “Create” bottom menu item and choose “GPX File”, see above more more details);
  • Click on the “Clipboard” bottom menu item;
  • Select “Paste”.

The landmark is converted to the GPX format and the file automatically saved.

If you select “Cut” instead of “Copy”, the original landmark is deleted.

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How to export tracks in GPX format?

  • From the GPS Location Tracker window, click on the “Export” button;
  • If desired, enter a name and a description for your track;
  • Check the “GPX” export format option ;
  • Click on the “OK” button to proceed to the export.

The track will be exported in a GPX file in the AlpineQuest landmarks folder (by default '/sdcard/alpinequest/landmarks/').

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