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En repérage pour Catherine à Mèze
I found out that one must use Adobe Reader to view then print correctly the maps (not the cue sheets, as written at first) produced by Cycle.Travel.
For some reason, all other viewers I have tried do a lousy job (right image) with the contours. They come out much thicker for some reason and make the map hard to read.
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No wonder I never thought the cue sheets were something I could use!
Now I can!
I understood why it had appeared to me that the "Center on position" button sometimes isn't present (cf an earlier post). The reason is a glitch in the User Experience on Mobile:
A different screen shows when accessing a map from the main (top) menu "MAP" then "Routes" (on the bottom)
or from "MY" -> "Journeys" -> "Route_name"".
This small difference also explains my comment about showing the distance in altigraph. Viewed from the "route details' view" (second screenshot), the distance does show (with lots of other useful information), whereas in the simplified "Map View" (first screenshot), that route details' view is not available, hence the absence of total distance information.
Now that I know the difference, I can easily live with it (because it does make some sense to create different, simplified views based on context of usage). It's such a subtle visual difference though that it's hard to figure it all out by trial and error. I'd bet I'm not the only one to have missed them and been confused. At least some help pages could be helpful for beginners.
I hope I'm being clear in my explanations...
The user feedback link directs to a forum where one can write a post as I do just now.
I find that those forum posts don't really belong in my travelogue. I could link back to my travelogue from a Blog or a forum signature or whatever. It's not motivating to write true travelogue posts that I find could be valuable for the community aspect of this site (which I know you have prioritized rather low (understandably given the other things to do on their impact on the bigger CT picture).
Another small detail. I'm happy to read your very well-written route guides. I found out recently that you added some in France an NZ. Now that the list grows, could you add some kind of visual clue, in the menu list, as to where (which country) those routes are located? Flag, initials in brackets, ...)
Thank you for paying attention to user feedback and for your great app.