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The unit that gets used to measure altitude, lengths and distances (e.g. km, mi, ft).
Specifies the notation of angles in coordinates: By default the Degree-Minute-Second notation (e.g. 54°30'00" ) gets used. As an alternative you can choose decimal degrees (e.g. 54.5°).
- Still image
Specifies the map quality that gets displayed while there is no user input. Usually this allows for high map quality as speed is no concern.
- During animations
Specifies the map quality that gets displayed during map animations (e.g. while dragging the globe). Especially on slow machines it is advisable to set this option to Low Quality as this will give better speed.
- Graphics system
Specifies the graphics system - Native X11 or Raster (Software rendering) - that Qt™ uses to draw the map. Changing this setting might be a good idea if there are performance issues with the system's graphics drivers.
- Place names
Places often have different names in different languages. The label on the map can show the name in the user's language. Alternatively it can display the name in the official language and glyphs of that place.
- Default map font
The default font that gets used on the map.