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How to change the display style of a track?


The display style of a track can be changed from the map:

  • Click on a track displayed on the map ;
  • Click on its name to display the list of available actions.

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Coloring


To change the display color of a track:

  • Select Edit color from the available actions menu;
  • Choose any color from the Color space or simply select a pre-defined color ;
  • Optionally, you can change the opacity of the color;
  • Click on Reset to use the default color (that can be changed in the application settings);
  • Click on Ok to validate your choice.

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Dynamic coloring


Instead of using an unique and static color, the application can use a color range based on some properties of the track (like elevation, speed, incline, etc.). To change the dynamic color:

  • Select Edit details from the available actions menu;
  • Click on More to display more choices;
  • Select Dynamic color .

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  • Select the property of the track to use to compute the color, for example Elevation to vary the color based on the elevation;
  • Optionally, change the color range (available choices depend on the selected property);
  • Click on Ok to validate your choice.

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Here are some dynamic coloring examples:

  • Elevation with a multi color range;
  • Elevation with a white-red-black color range;
  • Elevation (/500m) with a white-red-black color range (same as but with elevation values grouped in buckets of 500m);
  • Incline with a blue-white-red color range (uphill parts are displayed in shades of red, flat parts in white and downhill parts in shades of blue);
  • Distance (/5km) with a back and white color range.

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Dashes and arrows


Instead of a plain line, the application can use dashes or arrows (forward or reward):

  • Select Edit details from the available actions menu;
  • Click on More to display more choices;
  • Select Style .

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  • Choose one of the available choices , like a dash style , or arrows .

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