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 Tap on the "''​**Compass**''"​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} menu button to display the compass menu, containing the following items: Tap on the "''​**Compass**''"​ {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} menu button to display the compass menu, containing the following items:
-  * The "''​**Compass**''"​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} button opens the compass ​details window;+  * The "''​**Compass**''"​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} button opens the compass ​view;
   * The "''​**Compass toggle**''"​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} lets you turn on or off the compass easily;   * The "''​**Compass toggle**''"​ {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} lets you turn on or off the compass easily;
   * The "''​**Rotate the map (using compass)**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} check-box controls either or not to rotate the map based on the compass north to match the real direction you are looking at;   * The "''​**Rotate the map (using compass)**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} check-box controls either or not to rotate the map based on the compass north to match the real direction you are looking at;
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   * The "''​**Current heading**''"​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} check-box controls either or not to display an information box {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} on the map with your current heading.   * The "''​**Current heading**''"​ {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} check-box controls either or not to display an information box {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} on the map with your current heading.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can un-check both "''​**Rotate the map (using compass)**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} and "''​**Display compass on the map**''"​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} check-boxes to display ​a small current ​heading arrow {{:​icon_09.png?​nolink}}.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can un-check both "''​**Rotate the map (using compass)**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} and "''​**Display compass on the map**''"​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} check-boxes to display ​your current ​[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Field_of_view|field of view]] ​{{:​icon_09.png?​nolink}}
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 +{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can replace the field of view {{:​icon_09.png?​nolink}} display by a heading line {{:​icon_10.png?​nolink}} from the main application [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|settings]],​ under "''​**Current heading display**''"​.
  
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-The ''"​**compass view**"'' ​gives you the following information:​+The ''"​**compass view**"'' ​contains ​the following information:​
   * The ''"​**direction to the north**"'',​ pointed by a red arrow {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}}.   * The ''"​**direction to the north**"'',​ pointed by a red arrow {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}}.
   * The ''"​**precise heading**"''​ arrow {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}},​ when this one is between -20° and +20°, including mils graduation;   * The ''"​**precise heading**"''​ arrow {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}},​ when this one is between -20° and +20°, including mils graduation;
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 If you need the magnetic north direction instead of the true north, or if you believe that your device already applies the declination offset {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}},​ you can turn this computation off: If you need the magnetic north direction instead of the true north, or if you believe that your device already applies the declination offset {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}},​ you can turn this computation off:
   * Tap on the ''"​**Settings**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} icon to open the settings dialog;   * Tap on the ''"​**Settings**"''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} icon to open the settings dialog;
-  * Un-check ''"​**Compute declination to get true north**"''​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}};​+  * Un-check ''"​**Compute declination to get true (geographical) ​north**"''​ {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}};​
   * Tap on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}.   * Tap on ''"​**Ok**"''​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}}.
  

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