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-<​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]]</​sub>​+<​sub>​[[en:​help|Online Help]] ​> AlpineQuest 2.x</​sub>​
  
 ====== AlpineQuest 2.x Online Help ====== ====== AlpineQuest 2.x Online Help ======
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 Welcome to the AlpineQuest Online Help for 2.x versions. Welcome to the AlpineQuest Online Help for 2.x versions.
  
 Use the menu on the right of this page to get some help on a particular feature. Use the menu on the right of this page to get some help on a particular feature.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} If you don't find your answer in these pages, or if you have any question or suggestion, visit our support forum: [[http://​www.alpinequest.net/​forum/​|www.alpinequest.net/​forum/​]].+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} If you don't find your answer in these pages, or if you have any question or suggestion, visit our support forum: [[https://​www.alpinequest.net/​forum/​|www.alpinequest.net/​forum/​]].
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Don't forget to have a look at the [[en:​help:​faq|FAQ]]. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Don't forget to have a look at the [[en:​help:​faq|FAQ]].
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 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Use the language selector on the right to choose your preferred language. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Use the language selector on the right to choose your preferred language.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} A complete [[http://​www.alpinequest.net/​res/​alpinequest_2.x_help_en.zip|PDF export of this help is available here]] (en) for offline use.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} A complete [[https://​www.alpinequest.net/​res/​alpinequest_2.x_help_en.zip|PDF export of this help is available here]] (en) for offline use.
  
 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-canvas.jpg?​nolink}} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-canvas.jpg?​nolink}}
  
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 ====== Using the application ====== ====== Using the application ======
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 The main view of the application is the map. This is the view displayed when you start the application. The main view of the application is the map. This is the view displayed when you start the application.
  
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 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can change the map display resolution from the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]]. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} You can change the map display resolution from the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]].
  
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 ===== The information boxes ===== ===== The information boxes =====
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 ''//​**Information boxes**//''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} can be displayed in the top-left part of the screen. They are all related to a particular feature, you can choose to display or hide them from the related sub-menu. ''//​**Information boxes**//''​ {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} can be displayed in the top-left part of the screen. They are all related to a particular feature, you can choose to display or hide them from the related sub-menu.
  
 For example, you can change the screen center coordinates format or visibility [[en:​help:​v2:​settings:​locations-and-grids|as explained here]]. For example, you can change the screen center coordinates format or visibility [[en:​help:​v2:​settings:​locations-and-grids|as explained here]].
  
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 ===== The zoom controls ===== ===== The zoom controls =====
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 The zoom controls allow you to change the scale of the map. If your device supports multi-touch,​ you can use two fingers to zoom in or out. Alternatively,​ you can use the zoom buttons or the zoom slider. The zoom controls allow you to change the scale of the map. If your device supports multi-touch,​ you can use two fingers to zoom in or out. Alternatively,​ you can use the zoom buttons or the zoom slider.
  
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 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} By default, the zoom slider is hidden. Use the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]] to display it and configure its behavior. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} By default, the zoom slider is hidden. Use the [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|application settings]] to display it and configure its behavior.
  
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 +===== The screen center icon =====
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 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-popup-menu.jpg?​nolink}} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-popup-menu.jpg?​nolink}}
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-===== The screen center icon ===== 
  
 The ''//​**screen center icon**//''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} shows the exact map center location, which coordinates are given in the coordinates information box. The ''//​**screen center icon**//''​ {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} shows the exact map center location, which coordinates are given in the coordinates information box.
  
-It can be clicked, offering shortcuts like ''"​**Target center**"''​ (to set this location as the target), ''"​**Open with...**"''​ (to open this location with another application ​or to share it), ''"​**Create a landmark...**"''​ (to create a landmark ​here, see [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Landmarks]]), etc.+It can be tapped, offering shortcuts like ''"​**Set as target**"''​ (to set this location as the target) or ''"​**Create a placemark...**"''​ (to create a placemark ​here, see [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Placemarks]]).
  
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 ===== The features menu ===== ===== The features menu =====
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 +This menu displayed at the bottom of the screen gives access to all the features and tools of the application. They are sorted in five main categories, there is one menu button for each one:
  
-The ''//​**features menu**//''​ is displayed at the bottom of the screen. All functionalities of the application are sorted in categories called features. There is one menu button for each feature: 
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-  * {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} Application related functionalities (including [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|settings]],​ etc.); 
 {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-menubar.jpg?​nolink}} {{ :​en:​help:​v2:​map-menubar.jpg?​nolink}}
-  ​* {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​maps|Maps & layers]] ​(list available maps, change the maps, etc.)+ 
-  * {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Landmarks]] (save and retrieve ​landmarks ​like waypoints, ​routes, etc.)+  * {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} Application related functionalities,​ like [[en:​help:​v2:​settings:​custom-menu-buttons|custom menu buttons]], [[en:​help:​v2:​settings|settings]],​ etc.; 
-  * {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​geolocation|GPS location]] (real-time GPS location on the map, track recorder, etc.)+  ​* {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​maps|Maps & layers]]list available maps, change the maps, etc.; 
-  * {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​orientation|Orientation]] ​(compass).+  * {{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​landmarks|Placemarks]]save and retrieve ​placemarks ​like waypoints, ​[[en:​help:​v2:​search|search locations]], etc.; 
 +  * {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​geolocation|Positioning]]: show/​hide ​real-time GPS location on the map, [[en:​help:​v2:​tracker|record tracks]], etc.; 
 +  * {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} [[en:​help:​v2:​orientation|Orientation]]: display the compass ​and get orientation inormation.
  
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