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   https://​github.com/​richsmith/​sexytopo/​tree/​master/​app/​release   https://​github.com/​richsmith/​sexytopo/​tree/​master/​app/​release
  
-The SexyTopo cave and underground surveying app for Android. Next-gen surveying with a sexy interface. +The SexyTopo cave and underground surveying app for Android. Next-gen surveying with a sexy interface. ​It interfaces ​with a Disto-X and builds up a model of the cave. It provides a sketching environment ​for the cave surveyor to collect the details, and exports all the information to Therion, Survex, Compass, text (PocketTopo Therion) and SVG.
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-This app is experimental software made available for free with no guarantee it is fit for anything in particular. I'm not responsible if it loses your data or leads you into some horrific adventure.+
  
 ===Why use SexyTopo?​=== ===Why use SexyTopo?​===
-  - Android based, will run on your phone.+  - Android based, will run on your phone.  Modeled after PocketTopo.
   - If you tend to use one or two distoXs per device (but not at one time).   - If you tend to use one or two distoXs per device (but not at one time).
-  - Experimental beta software, developing rapidly. ​ A few rough edges yet to iron out.  A responsive author.+  - You want better survey software.  ​Experimental beta, although ​developing rapidly. ​ A few rough edges yet to iron out.  A responsive author.
   - Quick cave sketching with no need to consider scraps, Therion or final presentation. ​ \\ In the cave, quickly sketch over your survey centreline in one large drawing.  ​   - Quick cave sketching with no need to consider scraps, Therion or final presentation. ​ \\ In the cave, quickly sketch over your survey centreline in one large drawing.  ​
   - ‘Drawing’ options include lines and text in 8 colours (directly accessed from the drawing screen – one tap to change) and comments attached to survey stations.   - ‘Drawing’ options include lines and text in 8 colours (directly accessed from the drawing screen – one tap to change) and comments attached to survey stations.
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   - Android based, will run on your phone   - Android based, will run on your phone
   - If you tend to use two or more DistoXs per device (but not necessarily at one time)   - If you tend to use two or more DistoXs per device (but not necessarily at one time)
 +  - Better calibration management and analysis
   - Dark themed display is easier on your eyes and on batteries   - Dark themed display is easier on your eyes and on batteries
   - Mature application,​ and still evolving, has a responsive author. ​ Large user base.   - Mature application,​ and still evolving, has a responsive author. ​ Large user base.
   - So many features, and you have learnt enough about them to know what you are doing!   - So many features, and you have learnt enough about them to know what you are doing!
 +  - Auto detection of bad shots (magnetic anomaly or shaking the device)
   - Symbolic drawing. ​ What you sketch in the cave can be nearly ready for final presentation. ​   - Symbolic drawing. ​ What you sketch in the cave can be nearly ready for final presentation. ​
   - In the cave, sketch over your survey centreline in one large drawing, or multiple sketches.   - In the cave, sketch over your survey centreline in one large drawing, or multiple sketches.
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   - Original sketches can be visible, if you export xvi format, for direct comparison with the current state of cartography (in XTherion).   - Original sketches can be visible, if you export xvi format, for direct comparison with the current state of cartography (in XTherion).
  
-For more detail, refer to the [[:topodroidtherion|TopoDroid and Therion ​page]]+For more detail, refer to the [[https://​sites.google.com/​site/​speleoapps/​home/​topodroid|TopoDroid ​page]] 
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 +==== Qave ==== 
 + 
 +  * Author: Pauline Piechowiak (Svist) 
 +  * Version: 2.2.4 July 29, 2019 
 +  * Platform: Android - 4.0 and above  
 +  * Program language: EN 
 +  * Translations: ​   
 +  * Video manual lang.: EN  
 +  * Link: [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​developer?​id=Svist|Qave ​page]] ​ 
 + 
 +Simple application significanlty speeds up the surveying process by automatically downloading DistoX measurements. In addition, it provides a built-in image editor for sketching plans and sections. No calibration of DistoX yet. 
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 +Tutorials (by Derek Bristol): https://​youtu.be/​YAzZese3ie4 
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 +- Settings and File Management: https://​youtu.be/​o6Al1_2YSJI\\ 
 +- Survey Data Management: https://​youtu.be/​Wd4HiPf1tsw\\ 
 +- Sketching: https://​youtu.be/​9O3qwxf9hGs\\ 
 +- Data and Sketch Export: https://​youtu.be/​Rkg9Z3nWQ8M\\ 
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 + 
 +Features:​\\ 
 +- connecting to DistoX via bluetooth\\ 
 +- measurements processing\\ 
 +- measurements preview\\ 
 +- sketching\\ 
 +- saving measurements as a text file\\ 
 +- exporting measurements to a .svg file\\ 
 +- manually adding measurements 
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 ==== DistoX Tools ==== ==== DistoX Tools ====
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