Track properties

Cartograph track properties


The following options are available:

  • Archived: If checked then the track does not appear in selection lists.
  • Exclude from sync: If checked then the track is not synced during cloud sync (see Cloud backup).
  • Name: The name of the track.
  • Description: A description for the track.
  • Activity: An activity category.
  • Hide waypoints: If enabled then the track’s waypoints are not shown in the map view.
  • Reverse direction: If enabled then the direction of the track is reversed (the start point gets the end point and vice-versa).
  • Show direction arrows: If enabled then direction arrows are shown along the track.
  • Show routing instructions: If enabled and the track contains routing instructions then icon visualizing the routing hints are shown along the track.
  • Show distance markers: If enabled then distance markers are plotted along the track.

The following video shows how to use direction and distance markers:


This view shows track’s statistics.


This view lists the track’s segments. Clicking on a segment offers the following options:

  • Color: Change the segment’s color.
  • Save as track: Export the segment to a new track.


This view plots a graph with time or distance as x-axis and two y-axis which can represent:

  • Altitude.
  • Speed.
  • Slope.


This view shows all waypoints associated with the track.


This view shows options for customizing the track line and waypoints.

  • Linestyle:
    • Default: Use the global track line style.
    • Track color: Use the line style defined here.
    • Segment color: Each segment is drawn with its color.
    • Altitude: The track’s altitude is used as track color.
    • Gradient/Gradient (2): The track’s gradient is used as track color.
    • Speed: The track’s speed is used as track color.


This view gives a quick overview of the track on a map.

4 thoughts on “Track properties

  • October 3, 2022 at 12:12 pm

    Is it possible to delete a Segment from a Track?

    • October 3, 2022 at 12:33 pm

      At the moment this is not possible but I have noted down your request for a future update.

  • October 25, 2022 at 3:53 pm

    Hello there, is it possible to change the colour sceam or define specific ones. 30%, 35%, 40%, 45% gradient?


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