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. (US Coverage.)
Show Scanned Map
Show a scanned paper map or digital chart.
Show White Background
Show a map with a white background.
Zoom Commands
Change the scale of the map.
Export Image
Save the map to an image file for use in a presentation or to display on your Web site.
Print Map
Select the area of the map to be printed.
Map Display Options
Change the way items are displayed on 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.
Customize Map Server
Use your preferred mapping and imagery providers for the base maps in ExpertGPS.
Refresh Old or Broken Map Tiles
Download new map tiles to replace or repair the ones currently showing on-screen.
Add and Calibrate a New Scanned Map
Import a map in JPEG, PNG, TIFF, or BMP format.
Automatically Add a USGS Topo Map
Automatically download a pre-calibrated, high-resolution scanned copy of the USGS topo map for the location shown on the map.
Calibrate Scanned Map
Calibrate the scanned map by specifying the coordinates of two known points on the map.
Switch to Another Scanned Map
Close the current scanned map and load a new one in the same window.
Open Scanned Map Library
Manage your collection of scanned paper maps and digital charts.
Go to the Center of the Scanned Map
Recenters the map on the center of the scanned map.
Go to the Upper Left Corner
Recenters the map on the upper left corner of the scanned map.
Go to the Upper Right Corner
Recenters the map on the upper right corner of the scanned map.
Go to the Lower Left Corner
Recenters the map on the lower left corner of the scanned map.
Go to the Lower Right Corner
Recenters the map on the lower right corner of the scanned map.
Go to Calibration Point 1
Recenters the scanned map on the first calibration point.
Go to Calibration Point 2
Recenters the scanned map on the second calibration point.
Add to Map Legend
Add the selected item to the Map Legend.
Extract Map Features from OpenStreetMap
Automatically create vector shapes for the roads, trails, and other features in the area shown on the map.
Add a New Layer
Select a GPX, SHP, or DXF file to use as a read-only layer in ExpertGPS.
Organize Layers
Add, edit, or delete layers.
[Select a Layer]
Layers with a checkmark next to them will be displayed on the map. Click the layer name in the menu to toggle it on or off.
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