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by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Get the best 3D view
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Views: 210

Get the best 3D view

The extent of 3D view is limited by the zoom level on Google maps (used by Mike’s Tracker). In order to change to 3D effect drag two fingers (side by side) up or down the screen.
by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: In Windows set up a ‘Tracks’ library
Replies: 0
Views: 152

In Windows set up a ‘Tracks’ library

To aid finding frequently used files/folders Microsoft has added the concept of libraries. Transferring .gpx files from ones phone to ones favourite analysis website is faster if one adds a ‘Tracks’ library and add to it the folder where you store your tracks.
by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Analysis
Topic: Websites
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Websites

There are many websites that will show segment times and comparison with others. The sites below should get you started. See the analysis forum below for users’ comments/suggestions Strava (www.strava.com) This is a very popular cyclists website that also caters equally for running, walking, hiking ...
by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Exercise/tracking
Topic: Event Tracking
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Event Tracking

There are a myriad of options here depending on the exercise duration and the requirement to use the screen information. The scope will also depend on the phone and its hardware, in particular the screen. So some trial may be needed to find the best settings. For shorter duration events (1-2 hours) ...
by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Planning
Topic: Planning/ creation of route.gpx file
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Planning/ creation of route.gpx file

Mike’s Tracker can show a route as a black track on the map. This is an optional (but recommended) feature, not required if you know where you want to go or are happy to use the map as a guide. The route will be shown if the settings option ‘Load route’ is ticked and a file named ‘route.gpx’ has bee...
by MikeRoberts
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: First settings
Topic: First settings
Replies: 0
Views: 219

First settings

There are many options so the app can be used how you want it. A suggestion to start with is as follows: Click the settings icon (top right) or menu button, then ‘settings’. Untick ‘Show lat, long’. Note these are decimal degrees if you need to give these to anyone/emergency services. Untick the ‘Bl...