Setting OruxMaps for a simplified use

As a followup to the article Operating OruxMaps, let us dive into OruxMaps settings with the objective to ease its use.

Activate the Settings: right most icon on the top bar.

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[1]   Lateral bar

> Global settings > User Interface > Buttons > Buttons Bar

hint: press on the button you wish to remove. Press Save to save your layout.

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[2]   Dashboard (lowest bar)

> Global settings > User Interface > Dashboard

  • User Interface (again !)

Viewer mode section: Coordinates

GPS tracking mode: Altitude

Track logging Mode : for the moment, leave it alone because it will drain the battery.

 

  • Dashboard settings photos below:

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[3]   Cursor 

> Global settings > User Interface > Cursor

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[4]   Miscellaneous UI

> Global settings > User Interface >  Miscellaneous UI

  • Circle GPS precision
  • Scale

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> Global settings > Maps

  • Add Empty Map

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[6] Units

> Global settings > Units

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OruxMaps is now all set for an easy use. The next steps are: