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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by lotusteve, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. lotusteve

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    just checked my go app (ios) and i cant find the pen thing that used to allow me to draw a flight path on my map, the rubber is still there in the bottom right but no pen icon. has it been removed ?.... i wanted to plan a flight route while at home.
     
  2. Erroll

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    I must confess I missed this, but I had a good look now and I also can't find the pencil!
     
  3. J&L

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    Never saw such a thing on my iOS devices
     
  4. alokbhargava

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    You are right Go App 2.7.1 for iOS doesn't have pencil to draw lines on map though eraser still exists. I once used that feature thinking that I can draw way points with that but as that was not designed for it, I didn't find it useful so missed to check it.
     
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    What was the pencil designed for?
     
  6. Erroll

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    It allowed you to draw a line on the map, providing you with a rough flight path to follow. I found it quite useful.

    I used it often when flying at my favourite fishing spot. For example I'd draw a line along the river where I wanted to fly, including the turn and the route back, and then followed that manually. The line was easier to see on the iPad than the river.
     
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    Thanks. I wonder why they removed it.
     
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    I wonder if the introduction of waypoints caused them to drop it? However, the eraser which was used to erase the line is still there?
     
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    Compass calibration has vanished from mine