Working with Maps
There are four main types of maps in ExpertGPS: Street Maps, Topo Maps, Aerial Photo Maps, and Scanned Maps. You can view your GPS data on more than one map at the same time, and even view Elevation Profiles and Lists to cross-reference your data.
Showing or Hiding a Map
Commands to show or hide a map are on the.
The tools on the Map Tools toolbar let you quickly move around the map, draw on the map, and select and edit items on the map.
Moving the Map
Use the Move Map tool to grab and drag the map to a new location. Click the Recenter Map tool on the map to recenter the map at that location. You can also move the map using the cursor keys, the keys on the numeric keypad, or the arrow buttons on the Move Map dialog.
Changing the Map Scale (Zooming)
Use the Zoom tool to zoom in and view the map in more detail. To zoom out, hold down the Alt key. The cursor will change to
To change the map scale to a specific value, use the Zoom to Scale command.
Drawing and Creating New Items
Use the Waypoint Tool to create a new waypoint on the map.
Use the Route Tool to join waypoints into a route.
Use the Track Tool to draw a tracklog on the map.
Use the Shape Tool to draw a shape on the map.
Use the Note Tool to add a note to the map.
Selecting and Moving Items on the Map
To customize how the map will be printed, click Print Preview window.on the . To see how a map will look when printed, click the button to open the
ExpertGPS works with hundreds of GPS receivers, including all Garmin Drive, nüvi, eTrex, Colorado, Dakota, echoMAP, GPSMAP, Edge, Forerunner, Montana, Oregon, and Rino models, Magellan eXplorist, Meridian, and SporTrak GPS receivers, and Lowrance iFinder, HDS, Elite, HOOK, LCX, and LMS GPS chartplotters and fishfinders.
Find your GPS on the ExpertGPS compatibility list.