Map Menu

Map Menu

The Map menu contains commands that apply to the Street Map, Topo Map, Aerial Photo Map, and Scanned Map views in ExpertGPS.

Show Street Map
Show a street map. (Worldwide coverage.)
Show Aerial Photo
Show an aerial photo. (Worldwide Coverage.)
Show Topo Map (USA Only)
Show a scanned, seamless USGS topographic map. (US Coverage.)
Show Nautical Chart
Show a scanned paper map or digital chart.
Show Scanned Map
Show a scanned paper map or digital chart.
Show White Background
Show a map with a white background.
Select Map Tool
Select the tool to use on the map.
Zoom
Change the scale of the map.
Enable Internet Map Image Retrieval
Allow ExpertGPS to access the Internet to retrieve topo maps and aerial photos.
Show Map Retrieval Status
Show the number of map images queued for retrieval from the Internet map servers.
Open Scanned Map Library
Manage your collection of scanned paper maps and digital charts.
Calibrate Scanned Map
Calibrate the scanned map by specifying the coordinates of two or three known points on the map.
Switch to Another Scanned Map
Close the current scanned map and load a new one in the same window.
Show Export Image Window
Save the map to an image file for use in a presentation or to display on your Web site.
Show Print Map Window
Select the area of the map to be printed.
Show Map Display Options Window
Change the way items are displayed on the map.

Select Map Tool

Select Map ToolSelect Map Tool Menu
Move Map Tool
Drag the map to show a nearby location.
Recenter Map Tool
Click to recenter the map on a new location.
Zoom Tool
Change the scale of the map.
Select Tool
Select items on the map.
Move Selected Tool
Drag the selected items to a new location.
Scissors Tool
Break a route, track, or shape into two pieces.
Waypoint Tool
Click to create a new waypoint on the map.
Route Tool
Click on waypoints to join them into a route.
Track Tool
Draw a tracklog on the map.
Shape Tool
Draw a shape on the map.
Note Tool
Click to add a note to the map.
Calibration Point 1 Tool
Click to set the first calibration point on the Scanned Map.
Calibration Point 2 Tool
Click to set the second calibration point on the Scanned Map.
Calibration Point 3 Tool
Click to set the third calibration point on the Scanned Map.

Zoom

ZoomZoom Menu
Zoom In
Zoom into the map to show more detail.
Zoom Out
Zoom out of the map to show more area, at a lower level of detail.
Zoom to Original Size
Reset the scale of the map to its original value.
Zoom to Show All Data
Zoom out so that al of the data in the file is visible on the map.
Zoom to Scale
Zoom to the map scale you enter.
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