Long links incorrectly appearing on scanner
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Today I was playing near where I knew an long link was by pre-looking at intel (see screen image). When at location, the scanner didn't show the link at all (screen image 2) although I was unable to link through thr now invisible line.
I eventually located the long link misplaced about 15km to the east.
If I hadn't been aware that the link potentially existed, it would have been extremely frustrating as there's nothing on the scanner that would show the agent the reason why their keys aren't showing or why a link won't go through.
Share intel link?
Here is one example with link to portal:
And this is how it looks in scanner, it even shows green cross links:
Makes playing without Intel a bit more interesting..
This is a known issue that Niantic, as of a few months ago, wasn't planning on tackling.
This is because the Earth isn't flat, and Intel Map's Link rendering map projection correctly accounts for that but the mobile client doesn't. It is on our radar, but it's not currently the highest priority issue to fix because we're still focused on crashes, COMM, etc. at the moment.