Following only part of a gpx track

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Aug 27, 2021, 12:00:26 PMAug 27
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Hi guys,

I have gpx track of some bike and hiking trails. Now I want to navigate to a destination and follow parts of one of the trails. In the past I used to select the destination first, then select the gpx trail to follow and deselect the option "follow entire track". The routing would navigate me to the trail, follow the trail until the destination is close and last navigate to the destination. 

I quite liked that functionality.

Hower, for whatever reason this seems not to work any more. When I select a gpx track my destination is replaced by the end of the track. When I replace the destination with my own one again a route is calculated from the end of the track towards my destination. Which is usually not what I want. E.g.if I want to follow a famous trail that is about 100k long only for 10k and have 5k more to my destination. The routing now would route all 100k towards the end of the track, and find a route back to my selected destination. The entire track length is than about 200k instead of around 15k.

Does anyone have an idea about how to get the old behaviour back??

Aug 27, 2021, 2:42:06 PMAug 27
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i don't have any experience with this option into osmand. Also i have not test the 3.9.10 vs 4.0.5 versions for this issue you are saying. But i have an idea.

Try to add a new point as final destination to your "follow track" route. The old one final destination will be now " intermediate stop"
test this and see if this action solve your problem

Aug 28, 2021, 2:52:22 AMAug 28
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i just made a test with the procedure i have described above. The results was 100% ok. Now he can solve what the user says into post1

Aug 28, 2021, 3:06:34 AMAug 28
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I tried this before and now again and it failed for me. The new point is not taken as intermediate destination but the gpx route is followed to the end and next the route to my new destination is calculated.
May be I could edit the track before starting the routing, but that would mean the track is destroyed, so not a good option.
About a year ago the partly track routing worked fine and I used it quite frequently. But with current version from playstore its not working anymore.

Problem is still open .....

Aug 28, 2021, 3:11:28 AMAug 28
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if you are doing this
------ I used to select the destination first, then select the gpx trail to follow and deselect the option "follow entire track".
this is not working. Do what i told you into post2

Aug 28, 2021, 3:18:00 AMAug 28
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That's what I get, the route goes past my new final destination and comes back from the end of the track.

Aug 28, 2021, 3:44:46 AMAug 28
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as i told you, for me, after a test, i had no issue. Maybe my bad english can't help you. I am using google translate
I suggest to contact osmand help desk support

Aug 28, 2021, 8:23:30 AMAug 28
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car example
i repeat my test (>40Km). The new results shows issue. When we use "follow the track" with no add new destination, there is no problem.
when i repeat a lot of times, follow the track and add a new destination, 1 up to many times is working. And only the first time. If i exit and run again the app, it works at first time

pedestrian example
i made a new track using "plan route" tool near to my house. I save the track. Then i recall this track and add a new destination point. No issue. I repeat a lot of times this test with every time new point. 100% no issue

is there any issue with long distanse route ? maybe
i hope this time to help you

Aug 28, 2021, 9:41:59 AMAug 28
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i have send email to osmand help desk for this issue

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