The use of what Garmin calls Trays is not new to the Edge touch screen series, but it was only implemented on the workout page.
On the 1040 tray support is available on the
- Map page
- Power Guide page
- Workout page
What is tray support?
This is a way of offering up control/configuration options for a page or feature that can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom of the screen.
How do I know if a page has tray support?
When you first switch to a page the page will show the tray icon at the bottom of the page for the first few second you are on the page and then it will clear.
Here I have just switched to map page and the tray icon is showing. Next it clears.
If I access the tray on the map page I get the following options
One of the nice options here is the ability to stop segments being drawn on the map without having to disable them.
The tray for Power Guide allows you to change the effort level
For the workout you get