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Add the ability to change color and delete GPS Trail in Streets & Trips
IBBruin
I travel extensively over 5 states and sometimes the most direct route takes me down back roads that creates longer drive times than if I would travel 30 miles longer via interstate. I can't remember from day to day what back roads are good to take and the ones I've traveled before but I need to stay away from. I would like to see not only being able to delete a GPS trail, I'd like to have the ability to edit the properties like change the color. A red GPS trail would mean stay away, green would be a good one, etc, etc.
Ken in Regina
That's a great idea! I use "tracks" extensively on my eTrex Legend HCx handheld GPS when I'm tooling around the backroads on my motorcycle. I have the ability to assign a bunch of different colours and also to designate which ones I want displayed on the map and which ones not.

In addition to the use you have described, I also use them to draw out routes on non-routable backroads and trails.

I haven't tried drawing anything in Streets&Trips. Could you perhaps draw over a GPS trail with a specific colour and save that in a map?

...ken...
Marvin Hlavac
It was possible to select GPS trails in pre-2010 versions of Streets & Trips. When a GPS trail was selected, one could change its color, the thickness, it could be deleted, too, and it was also possible to get the distance information for the entire GPS trail.

These features are now gone. We've gain the ability to import and export GPX files, but we've lost some very useful GPS trail-related functionality, too.

I would also very much welcome to bring these features back, if at all still possible.
SpadesFlush
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I would also very much welcome to bring these features back, if at all still possible.
While I very much agree with this sentiment and mourn the loss of those features, I feel obliged to point out that what Ken suggests is possible and potentially useful. Lines drawn with the "scribble" draw tool can be re-colored or have their widths altered. This is adds some expressibillty in that one could use different line colors and widths to indicated different conditions. Alternatively, one can use the Measure distance tool which has the added advantage of showing the overall length of the drawn line.

Finally, there is alway the Avoid area rectangle as Larry has demonstrated in his BRP map.
Ken in Regina
Finally, there is alway the Avoid area rectangle as Larry has demonstrated in his BRP map.
Thanks SpadesFlush. You can also select the colour of the Avoid Area rectangle, can't you?

...ken...
SpadesFlush
@Ken: Well, yes, as a matter of fact you can...
SpadesFlush
What you could do is export the data as part of a GPX file, open it in Excel, save it as an XLS/XLSX file, and then re-import it into S&T (using the Data import wizard) to create a pushpin set for that trail. If you have more than one trail on map, which is possible through multiple file imports, you can differentiate them by using differing pushpin icons and/or colors. You can convert pushpins, singly or in sets, to stops on a route, if you like.
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