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Options such as starting position, 3D orientation and metric/imperial can be modified in the general Navit tag. Autozoom and map orientation can also be configured in this section.
 
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A large number of display properties can be configured, including desktop or touchscreen-optimised GUIs, on-screen display items and complete control over menu items.
 
A large number of display properties can be configured, including desktop or touchscreen-optimised GUIs, on-screen display items and complete control over menu items.
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A number of vehicles can be defined within Navit, depending upon the device and/or operating system in use. Vehicle profiles (eg: car, pedestrian, bicycle...) are also completely configurable.
 
A number of vehicles can be defined within Navit, depending upon the device and/or operating system in use. Vehicle profiles (eg: car, pedestrian, bicycle...) are also completely configurable.
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Navit can use maps from a variety of sources, thought the most popular are OpenStreetMap derived maps. Any number of maps can be configured and enabled at any one time.
 
Navit can use maps from a variety of sources, thought the most popular are OpenStreetMap derived maps. Any number of maps can be configured and enabled at any one time.
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Maps are displayed on-screen according to the rules defined in the layout. All aspects of the layout are configurable, from POI icons to colours for a particular type of highway.
 
Maps are displayed on-screen according to the rules defined in the layout. All aspects of the layout are configurable, from POI icons to colours for a particular type of highway.
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There are many more options, including debugging, specific plugins (such as Garmin maps), speech announcements and trip logging.
 
There are many more options, including debugging, specific plugins (such as Garmin maps), speech announcements and trip logging.
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Revision as of 20:53, 15 July 2011

Navit is highly configurable. Options such as cursor shape, map rendering, vehicle behaviour and display layouts can all be configured. This page aims to show the most common options which a first-time user may want to change - for the power user please also see the full list of options.

Introduction

Configurable Sections

General

Options such as starting position, 3D orientation and metric/imperial can be modified in the general Navit tag. Autozoom and map orientation can also be configured in this section.

General options.

Display

A large number of display properties can be configured, including desktop or touchscreen-optimised GUIs, on-screen display items and complete control over menu items.

Display options.


Vehicle

A number of vehicles can be defined within Navit, depending upon the device and/or operating system in use. Vehicle profiles (eg: car, pedestrian, bicycle...) are also completely configurable.

Vehicle options.

Maps

Navit can use maps from a variety of sources, thought the most popular are OpenStreetMap derived maps. Any number of maps can be configured and enabled at any one time.

Maps options.

Layout

Maps are displayed on-screen according to the rules defined in the layout. All aspects of the layout are configurable, from POI icons to colours for a particular type of highway.

Layout options.

Advanced

There are many more options, including debugging, specific plugins (such as Garmin maps), speech announcements and trip logging.

Advanced options.