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alpinequest [Stored Maps]
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 ====== Maps ====== ====== Maps ======
  
-AlpineQuest can handle ​different ​kinds of maps, that can be classified ​in two main categories: +The application offers two different ​ways of accessing ​maps offline ​in order to suit most users
- +  * **Stored maps** are maps retrieved on-demand from Internet and automatically ​stored on the device; 
-  * **Stored maps** are maps retrieved on-demand from an online map servers on the Internetand stored on your device. All displayed areas are downloaded and remain available for display, even if there is no more network+  * **On-board maps** are file based maps covering a particular ​fixed area, pre-created and stored on the device.
-  * **On-board maps** are file based mapscovering a particular area, pre-created and stored on the device ​memory.+
  
  
 ===== Stored Maps ===== ===== Stored Maps =====
  
-Stored maps are the easiest way to access maps with the application. Once selected, the data associated to the displayed area is retrieved from the Internet and stored on the device memory. Everything that has been once displayed remains stored and available for off-line ​use.+Stored maps are the easiest way to access maps with the application. Once selected, the data associated to the displayed area is retrieved from the Internet and stored on the device memory. Everything that has been once displayed remains stored and available for offline ​use.
  
-The application offers you wide range of stored ​mapsavailable using different manners:+All the downloaded data for map is stored ​in a single storageno data is downloaded twice.
  
-  ​* **Built-in stored maps** which are pre-installed stored maps, available as soon as you start the application. All kinds of maps are available including topographic,​ road and aerial ​maps;+A wide range of maps is available, declined in different categories:​ 
 +  ​* **Built-in stored maps** which are pre-installed stored maps, available as soon as you start the application. All kinds of maps are available including topographic,​ road and aerial ​images;
   * **Community stored maps** which can be easily added to the built-in map list, provide an extended set of stored maps. These maps are usually requested or submitted by users, and can change without warn. [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored:​suggest|How to suggest a new community map?]];   * **Community stored maps** which can be easily added to the built-in map list, provide an extended set of stored maps. These maps are usually requested or submitted by users, and can change without warn. [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored:​suggest|How to suggest a new community map?]];
-  * **[[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored-create|Custom stored maps]]** which allow you to create your own stored maps. [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored-create|Click here for more information]].+  * **Custom stored maps**, allowing ​you to create your own stored maps. [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored-create|Click here for more information]].
  
 [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored:​change|How to select another map?]]\\ [[en:​help:​1.4:​maps:​stored:​change|How to select another map?]]\\

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