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Informational widgets

Informational widgets provide information about current location, speed, time, battery level on the map display.

Most of informational widgets stack together in the right column.

Informational widgets

Altitude​

Altitude widget shows the height above sea level of current geolocation. Android: on some devices altitude is not displayed correctly due to missing correction of Earth-geoid, you can download it via: Menu β†’ Download maps β†’ All Downloads β†’ World maps β†’ World altitude correction.

Altitude widget

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Altitude of current location
On Click-
FormatAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure profile β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Units of length
iOS: Menu β†’ Settings β†’ App profiles β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Units of length

Current time​

This widget shows current time from your device.

Current time widget

EnableAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Current time
iOS: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Current time
On Click-
FormatTime & Format is configured by device settings

Speed​

Speed widget shows your current speed detected by GPS-sensor.

Speed widget

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ [object Object]
On Click-
FormatAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure profile β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Unit of speed
iOS: Menu β†’ Settings β†’ App profiles β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Unit of speed

Battery level​

This widget shows battery level of your device.

Battery level widget

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Battery level
On Click-

Coordinates widget​

The widget is shown at the top of the screen. It shows the geographic coordinates of current geo-location.

Coordinates widget Android Coordinates widget iOS

EnableAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Remaining elements β†’ Coordinates
iOS: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Remaining elements β†’ Coordinates widget
On ClickCopies the coordinates to the clipboard
FormatAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure profile β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Coordinate format
iOS: Menu β†’ Settings β†’ App profiles β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Coordinates format

GPS Info (Android)​

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You can reset the current GPS-cache via:

Menu β†’ Open settings β†’ Browse map β†’ Configure profile β†’ OsmAnd development β†’ A-GPS info

GPS (Global Positioning System) info widget shows a number of satellites that device detects and uses at that moment. It could be used to check GPS-status in case of a bad GPS-signal.

GPS Info Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ GPS
On ClickOpens GPS status menu with 3rd party tools for tuning onboard GPS device.

* Average speed widget​

General Information
The widget shows what your average speed is. The average speed is calculated for the set interval of time, according to your choice. Thus, you can set the interval for calculating your average speed from 15 seconds to 60 minutes (for more information see below). In addition, if you stop for a long time, this is also an option in the widget, the time is no longer displayed.

It is a simple but very useful widget without any extra features. You can easily use it if, for example, you need to observe speed limits on highways or if you ride a bicycle.

You can place Average speed widget on the Left or Right panel as you prefer.

The widget can be turned on/off by following this path:

Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Widgets β†’ Available widgets β†’ Average speed

Average speed widgets Average speed widgets

The widget has some different views:
Before the interval limit starts / or Osmand application, Started, The average value for the path traveled.

Average speed widgets

The average speed is calculated for the specified time interval. Click on the Settings button of the Average Speed widget to select the time interval for which the average speed will be measured:

Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Widgets β†’ Available widgets β†’ Average speed β†’ βš™οΈ

The Settings menu consists of two parts: the choice of the time limit, to calculate the Average speed, and whether or not to include possible stops.

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* Trip recording widgets​

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You can read a more detailed description here: Trip recording plugin.

General Information
Trip recording widgets refer to Trip recording plugin. You can use them to view brief information about the track recording on the screen. Such as Distance, Duration, Uphill and Downhill for the Android version and for iOS version only Distance/Start-Stop.

Pre-use Setup​

To start using Trip recording widgets, you need to make all of the following settings:

  • Enable the plugin.
  • Configure Trip recording for the required profile or configure a general setting for all profiles.
  • Add the necessary Trip recording widgets to the screen, this setting is individual for each profile.

Settings and operations​

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Widgets β†’ Left / Right panel β†’ Trip recording
On ClickStarts/Stop track recording or View the graph

What's in
The screen with a selection of widgets. When the selected widgets appear on the map, you can tap any of them and more information about the track and the ability to interact with it will appear. In general, Trip recording plugin for Android consists of 4 widgets. Distance/Start-Stop is the main widget, when you tap it opens Trip recording dialog. Duration, Uphill and Downhill are more informational widgets.

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Trip recording widget Trip recording widget

Distance/Start-Stop

Details

  • Name of the dialog box - Trip recording
  • Status: Recording / On pause
  • Buttons: Show on map on/off and Appearence.
  • Graph
  • Information box. There is a different list for each of the graphs.
  • Menu: Close, Pause/Resume, Finish, Options.
Distance/Start-Stop: shows the distance of the currently recorded trip. It is added automatically with the Trip recording enabled, but you can hide the widget in Configure screen menu. The widget has three different views: Recording, Paused, Inactive.
Trip recording (REC) widget
If Show start dialog is enable in Trip recording Plugin settings, then tapping on the inactive widget opens the Trip recording dialog. If it is disabled, it will immediately start recording.
Trip recording widget
NOTE. If Show start dialog is disabled in Trip recording Plugin settings and widget is activ, then tapping on it opens the Trip recording dialog, anyway.

Duration, Uphill, Downhill

Duration: shows time of track recording the duration in minutes/hours of the currently recorded trip.
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Uphill: shows the sum of all the climbs of the currently recorded trip.
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NOTE. If Show start dialog is disabled in Trip recording Plugin settings and widget is activ, then tapping on it opens the Trip recording dialog, anyway.
Duration: shows time of track recording the duration in minutes/hours of the currently recorded trip.
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Uphill: shows the sum of all the climbs of the currently recorded trip.
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Downhill: shows the sum of all descents of the current recorded trip.
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If you have several widgets selected, Duration, Uphill, and Downhill, you don't need to switch between them by closing the dialog box that opens. The dialog box is the same for all these widgets.
On the graph you can see the information about distance, altitude, slope angle. The graph can be scaled.

Trip recording widget

Description of trip recording information dialog box

What's in

  • Track. Currently recording track - general name of the dialog.
  • "Track: 1" is the default name of the track if you haven't set it before (you can change it with Trip settings). ???
  • Graphs Overview, Altitude, Speed, info block with Average altitude, Altitude range, Uphill, Downhill and two menus: Analyse on map and Options.
  • There are menu items below the graph: Overview, Track, Points, Options.
    NOTE. By default, the Track menu appears when you tap on the widget.

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Interactions with the graph

  • Zoom in/out. By default, the graph shows the full recorded path at the current time. You can use two-finger movement to zoom in and out for a more detailed view. You can also move the graph to the right and left from the start of recording to the current moment.
  • Place a point on the graph. If you want to see information at a specific point on your trip recording, you can tap anywhere on the graph and a pointer with the values will appear. Overview - distance and speed, Altitude - elevation and grade, Speed - speed in current moment.

Graph

All values are indicated either for the whole route or only for the selected interval by scaling the graph.

Additional information. The right side of the graphs contains data about the highest, average and lowest values of the data related to a particular graph. Overview - distance and speed, Altitude - elevation and grade, Speed - speed in current moment.
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Overview This tab opens a graph with speed/altitude information on the distance and additional track data. "Overview" Information section: Distance, Time span, Start time, End time
Altitude This tab opens a graph with information about the altitude/grade of current trip recording and additional data about the trip. "Altitude" Information section: Average altitude, Altitude range, Uphill, Downhill
Speed This tab opens with speed info on distance and additional track data.

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You can read more information here.

  1. Overview
  • Currently recording track - general name of the dialog.
  • A list of information about currently recording track: Distance, Uphill, Downhill, Altitude range, Average speed, Maximum speed, Time span, Time in motion. This list is scrollable.
  • Direction and distance to the point on the track / Your current location (if you allowed).
  • Buttons: Show on map on/off and Appearence.

Β  Overview

  1. Track - described above.

  2. Points
    You can add a point or more to the map or delete all. Read more here.

Β  Overview Overview Overview

  1. Options
    This is a separate screen without a map and a track with points:
  • Show on map - on/off.
  • Appearance.
  • Analyze on the map.
  • Analyze by intervals - overview of the current track recording segment.
  • Share - gpx file.

Β  Overview

* Parking widget​

Enable Parking position plugin: Menu β†’ Plugins (Android) / Maps & Resources (iOS) β†’ Parking position.

This is a Parking position plugin widget that shows distance from your screen center to the parking place.

Parking widget

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Parking
On ClickMoves map view to the parking position
FormatAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure profile β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Units of length
iOS: Menu β†’ Settings β†’ App profiles β†’ General settings β†’ Units & formats β†’ Units of length

* Mapillary widget​

Enable Mapillary plugin: Menu β†’ Plugins (Android) /Maps & Resources (iOS) β†’ Mapillary.

This is a Mapillary plugin widget that provides quick access to Mapillary app to add Street-Level-Imagery.

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Mapillary widget
On ClickOpens Mapillary application

Note: Mapillary application should be installed separately.

* Audio-video notes widget​

Enable Audio/video notes plugin: Menu β†’ Plugins β†’ Audio/video notes.

This is a Audio/video notes plugin widget that provides quick access to start / stop taking a recording (audio / video or photo).

Audio-video notes widget

Configure what default action should be taken (Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Audio/video notes):

  • On request – every time dialog to choose aciton is displayed. (default state).
  • Record audio – takes an audio note by default.
  • Record video – records a video by default.
  • Take a photo – takes a photo by default.
EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ Audio/video notes
On ClickStart / stops taking a note

* Tracker widget (Android)​

Install OsmAnd Online GPS Tracker from Google Play or other source.

Enable OsmAnd Tracker plugin: Menu β†’ Plugins β†’ OsmAnd Online GPS Tracker.

This is OsmAnd Tracker plugin widget is used to get quick access to OsmAnd Tracker app and share your location with other people.Β It shows whether connection is online or offline and if sharing location is enabled, then the time since last successful sending is dispalyed.

Tracker widget

EnableMenu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ OsmAnd tracker
On ClickOpens OsmAnd Tracker app

* FPS-info (Android)​

Enable Developer plugin: Menu β†’ Plugins β†’ OsmAnd development.

This is a Developer plugin widget to investigate how fast map & map elements are showed & refreshed. It displays:

  • UI interaction FPS - panning & dragging map (higher number).
  • Map refresh FPS - refreshing points, routes on the map (smaller number).

FPS info Android widget

EnableAndroid: Menu β†’ Configure screen β†’ Right panel β†’ FPS debug info
On Click-

Note: FPS doesn't reflect how quickly full offline map screen is rendered, there is another Developer plugin setting for it - Rendering debug info.

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