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If you are looking for the source code of this project, jump right to this link. Geopaparazzi is available only for the Android Operating System. And there’s a group for Geopaparazzi developers too. You can even contribute to this Geopaparazzi manual! Google Play Store presents 2 versions of Geopaparazzi. We suggest to always use the latest version available.
All the features that need to be quickly accessed, such as toggling GPS on and off, creating a note or taking a picture, as well as visualizing the current position on a map, are accessible from the dashboard. The info button shows information about the current selected map and the status of the GPS. Information shown when tapping the info button. The GPS status icon can be of the following colors: RED if the GPS is not switched on, ORANGE if the GPS is on but no fix was acquired, GREEN if the GPS is on and has fix, but no log is being recorded and BLUE if the GPS is logging. Once pushed it leads to the panic!
The just send position button opens up the SMS dialog directly filling in the position without any request for help message. It is meant for quick sending the current position via SMS so that it can be opened from Geopaparazzi. To access them you can tap on the first icon of the dashboard, the take notes icon. The view from which notes are taken. At the right end of the actionbar the quick note buttons are placed.
The Quick text note button, which opens a simple dialog, inside which the text note can be written. The position of the note is taken when the note view is opened, not closed, in order to have all the time needed to insert the text while moving. The Quick picture note button, which will launch the camera application that comes with your android system which gives lots of possibilities of customization of the images size, focus and so on. This has one drawback, which is the fact that we are not able to pick the azimuth of the camera shot at the exact moment it is taken.