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GPS points color

Post by persunde
When showing GPS point in the editor, what do the different colors indicate?

I assume they indicate the certainty of a point. So good GPS reception would produce a green dot and bad/inaccurate GPS reception would be indicated by a red dot.


But what are the blue ones and black ones?

A map legend in the editor would be nice.
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Post by iKonixx
I could be wrong, but I believe they are colored different so you can tell the individual tracks apart.
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Post by sketch
There are a number of options for GPS point colouring. Look at the View Panel while you have that layer enabled.

The two important ones are "Color tracks" and "Color by azimuth". "Color tracks" is the default, and each colour represents a different drive. Therefore, all green points were created at the same time, all red points, and so on. "Color by azimuth" colours the points based on the direction of travel, allowing you to determine this without using "Display as arrows"; it is the most useful colour scheme, in my opinion.
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Thanks for the info sketch.
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Post by persunde
Thank you, that explains a lot actually.

The "filter low weighing points" option filters out all my GPS points. There are none left whatsoever. Is that normal?
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Post by sketch
persunde wrote:Thank you, that explains a lot actually.

The "filter low weighing points" option filters out all my GPS points. There are none left whatsoever. Is that normal?
Yes, most of the other options don't seem to work, so I don't use them. I'm not sure what "weight" means with regard to the points, anyway.
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Post by persunde
A weight system where good GPS reception "weighs" more than bad GPS reception would be really usefull. In some areas I can clearly see GPS points that are inaccurate at best. Other areas are a mess, and it's a pain to choose where in the GPS clutter to actually place the road.
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Post by arthurohara
Can anyone give a comprehensive chart showing and explaining what each colour GPS point means, please?
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Post by arthurohara
That's nice turbomkt thank you.

But, what I'm looking for is a chart or descriptor showing and explaining what each coloured GPS point MEANS and the reason its generated, please?
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