Show Saved Places on Main Map

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Show Saved Places on Main Map

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I would like my Saved Places / Favorites to show up on my main map while I am riding. The waypoints are correctly imported and are showing in Saved Places (I don't have Explore enabled because if F's everything up and is useless), I can use Where To to search for them, can even click on the map icon in the upper right corner of the Where To page and see them on that map and select one, but:
I they do not display on the main navigation map as I am just riding around. On other units they will just display and as I'm riding around it will show on the main map. This way I can see a waypoint of something interesting and decide to go to it.
There have been several threads on how to properly get waypoints onto the XT - they are there, I just want to see them as I'm riding :)
Help?
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I managed, somehow with Explorer, to get it showing the waypoints on the screen. Masses of green flags cluttering the screen a real PITA. So, if you find out how to display them, then I'll be interested as it might mean I can unclutter my screen.
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Yep, I'm trying to do it without Explorer as it messes up many other things. Explorer is great for when I use it with my Hiking GPS units, but is utterly useless and counter productive when for the Zumo XT. Whey they even linked it is beyond me. Though I suspect it is because they have discontinued BaseCamp and are going to try to force people to use Explore as it's replacement :evil:
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Oop North John wrote: 05 Oct 2021 18:12 I managed, somehow with Explorer, to get it showing the waypoints on the screen. Masses of green flags cluttering the screen a real PITA. So, if you find out how to display them, then I'll be interested as it might mean I can unclutter my screen.
If the waypoints have come from Explore, then they are made visible and invisible by adding them into 'collections' and the contents of a collection can be shown on the map.

Where to? - Explore - Collections.

If you haven't made any collections, then there is a catch-all 'Unorganised' Collection. Everything is probably in that.

This is the same place that you can make tracks visible if you have the link to Explore enabled.

slane6 wrote: 05 Oct 2021 17:54 I would like my Saved Places / Favorites to show up on my main map while I am riding.
Help?
edit / update:
This is 'controlled' in Map & Vehicle / Map Layers / Up Ahead Places. I use the term controlled very loosely. They are made visible if you turn it on, but that turns on other 3 kinds of places as well - which you can select from the lists by clciking each one.
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Dunno if this would work, but you might try creating a custom category containing the Favourites you wish to show, and see if you can select this category in "Up Ahead".
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Re: Show Saved Places on Main Map

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slane6 wrote: 05 Oct 2021 18:34 Yep, I'm trying to do it without Explorer as it messes up many other things. Explorer is great for when I use it with my Hiking GPS units, but is utterly useless and counter productive when for the Zumo XT. Whey they even linked it is beyond me. Though I suspect it is because they have discontinued BaseCamp and are going to try to force people to use Explore as it's replacement :evil:
I've read the complaints about what Explore messes up, and thankfully it's all stuff that I never deal with. The online synching/editing capability of Explore is - for me - actually quite nice! I have been able to clean up a ton of junk that has accumulated over the years as I pass my waypoint list from device to device.
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jfheath wrote: 06 Oct 2021 05:55 edit / update:
This is 'controlled' in Map & Vehicle / Map Layers / Up Ahead Places. I use the term controlled very loosely. They are made visible if you turn it on, but that turns on other 3 kinds of places as well - which you can select from the lists by clciking each one.
That seems to work, :D how well hidden it is.

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