Use the controls on the Map Display Options dialog to customize how objects are displayed on the map.
Map Type Tab
You can choose different colors to use when drawing items on each of the four types of maps in ExpertGPS. Choose
colors that make your GPS data easy to see against the map.
Choose a color to use when drawing the grid lines and grid line labels on the map.
Choose a color to use when drawing the scale bar and range rings on the map.
Choose a color to use when labelling your GPS data on the map.
Select the type of background to draw behind waypoint and note labels:
The label is drawn without any label.
The label will be drawn on a transparent (50% opaque) background.
The label will be drawn on a solid (100% opaque) background.
The label will be drawn on a solid background with a box drawn around it.
To increase the size of labels on the map, choose a larger text size. To hide all text on the map, choose Hide All.
Scroll automatically at map edge
To automatically scroll the map when the cursor is placed near the edge of the map, check Scroll automatically at map edge. Use this setting
while drawing long routes or tracks to reduce the need to switch to the Move Map tool every time your path takes you off
the edge of the map screen.
To display a small crosshair at the waypoint location, instead of the larger waypoint symbol, select Off.
Select the waypoint data field to display on the map. To turn off waypoint text on the map, select Off.
Select the data field to display when the cursor is hovering over an object. If the hover text obstructs your view
of the map, select Off.
To change the number of grid lines on the map, change the Grid Lines setting. Select None to display the map without grid lines.
Select the type of scale bar to display:
Do not display a scale bar on the map
Display a large bar, selecting the most appropriate scale unit automatically
Display a small bar, selecting the most appropriate scale unit automatically
Display a small bar, using Range Rings distance as the scale unit
To draw a series of five concentric rings on the map, enter a distance. Use the range rings to quickly determine the
distance of objects from the Active Point. When you no longer need the range rings on the map, clear the Range Rings edit
box to remove the rings from the map.