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-<​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​maps|Maps & Layers]]</​sub>​+<​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] > [[en:​help:​v2|AlpineQuest 2.x]] > [[en:​help:​v2:​maps|Maps & Layers]] ​> How to import KML/KMZ image overlays?</​sub>​
  
-====== How to import KML/KMZ overlays? ======+====== How to import KML/​KMZ ​image overlays? ====== 
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 +The KML/KMZ image overlays support allows you to import most image overlays based on ''"​**.jpg**"''​ or ''"​**.png**"''​ images from KML or KMZ files. Image overlays based on small ''"​**.gif**"''​ images are also supported.
  
-The application allows you to import most KML/​KMZ ​overlays ​based on ''"​**.JPG**"''​ or ''"​**.PNG**"'' ​imagesand small overlays based on ''"​**.GIF**"''​ images.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Those image overlays ​can be created from regular ​images ​(like scanned/​pictured paper maps) and calibrated (placed accordingly ​on an existing map) using Google Earth, or any other compatible software.
  
-To import an overlay: +Before displaying a KML/KMZ image overlay, the application needs to import it in its own optimized map format. This operation is transparent for the user. Once the image overlay has been imported, the original file is not needed anymore. 
-  * Click on the ''"​**Maps & Layers**"''​ menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} and on ''"​**Available maps**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​ + 
-  * By default, on-demand maps are listed. ​Click on the top-left drawer menu button {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}};​ +To import an image overlay ​in the application
-  * Select the folder in which is saved your KML or KMZ file. For example, select ''"​**My downloads**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} if your file is located ​in the ''"​**/​storage/​emulated/​0/​Download/​**"'' ​folder.+  * Tap on the ''"​**Maps & Layers**"''​ menu {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} and on ''"​**Available maps**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}};​ 
 +  * By default, on-demand maps are listed. ​Tap on the top-left drawer menu button {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}};​ 
 +  * Select the folder in which is saved your KML or KMZ file. For example, ​you can select ''"​**My downloads**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} if your file is in the download ​folder ​of your device.
  
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-When your file is listed, ​click on it {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} to start the import. The application will display the number and name of the overlay being currently imported {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}}.+When your file is listed, ​Tap on it {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} to start the import. The application will display the number and name of the image overlay being currently imported {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}}
 + 
 +Depending on the size and number of image overlays in the file, the import process may take some time. At any time, you can tap ''"​**Cancel**"''​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} to stop the import.
  
-Depending on the size and number of overlays in the file, the import process can be long. At any time, you can click on ''"​**Cancel**"'' ​{{:icon_07.png?​nolink}} to stop the import.+{{:icon_help.png?​nolink}} ​If your overlays contain images located on the Internet, be sure to have a working data connection so the application can download them.
  
 Once the import process is finished: Once the import process is finished:
-  * If one only overlay has been imported, it is displayed {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}};​ +  * If one only image overlay has been imported, it is displayed {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}};​ 
-  * If multiple overlays have been imported, the application will display ​the ''"​**Imported maps**"'' ​folder in which the overlays ​have been imported.+  * If multiple ​image overlays have been imported, the application will ask you which one to display. You can tap ''"​**All**"'' ​to display all imported ​overlays ​together.
  
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