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determine GPS coordinates
plan Route / make Track
markers

determine GPS coordinates

Click the map or drag the marker to the desired position. GPS coordinates of location of the marker are presented in the GPS Monitor window.


windows - monitor GPS

View GPS coordinates and altitude of the location indicated by the marker.


windows - go to location

Use the input field to map to a desired location.
The preferred location is indicated by the reference location marker.
As soon as the 'Go to' button has been pressed, the location is indicated by the reference location marker.


windows - go to GPS

Use the input fields to map to a desired location.
The preferred location is indicated by the reference marker location.
In auto unit detection it does not matter which unit notation is used. It is important is that the specified latitude and longitude are separated by commas . As soon as the 'Go to' button has been pressed, the location is indicated by the reference location marker.
With 'adjust units' the unit can be set and the auto unit detection will be off.


windows - Street View

As soon as the Street View window is open, in this window, Street View images of marker locations can be seen. Move the mouse over a marker, and its Street View image is displayed. Read more about Street View.


windows - share

Share your determined location / GPS coordinates with friends on Facebook, Twitter etc.


windows - downloads

Download your determined location / GPS coordinates to a file, suitable for GPS receivers, such as Garmin, and navigation systems such as TomTom.
The following file formats are currently available for download:
- gpx : suitable for GPS receivers, such as Garmin.
- kml : suitable for Google Earth.
- asc : ascii format, suitable for several navigation systems.
- csv : suitable for Garmin navigation systems.
- gdb : suitable for Garmin GPS receivers.
- ov2 : suitable for navigation systems such as TomTom.
- bmp : icon, to be used at Points of Interest for TomTom navigation systems.
Read more about downloading and uploading to Garmin and TomTom on the FAQ page.


windows - settings - save markers, and measure distance

When re-click in the map, the current marker stand and can serve as a reference for the new location. Also, the distance (as the crow flies) between the reference location and the new location is determined


windows - settings - scrollwheel zoom

Enable and disable the ability to zoom the map with the scrollwheel.


windows - settings - default names

- name label POI/waypoint: name to be used for downloading files
- name file and print out: name to be used for files and printing


show - my POI

Show all Points of Interest of my GPS > my collection Points of Interest.
These Points of Interest may serve as orientation for other locations.


show - my R/T

Show all Routes and Tracks of my GPS > my collection Routes&Tracks.
A route or track may serve as orientation for other locations.


actions - clear markers

Clear all saved markers except the marker at the last location. Only applicable if markers are saved.


actions - POI >> gpx

Download GPS coordinates / Point of Interest to gpx file.


actions - print

Print out the map with determined location.


actions - save as

The determined location is saved as Point of Interest. For the first time a Point of Interest is stored, also the name and characteristics of the Point of Interest should be specified.


actions - save

After a Point of Interest once saved with 'save as', an updated Point of Interest may saved with 'save'. The name and characteristics of the Point of Interest are already known.
By using my GPS > contributed Points of Interest the Point of Interest, name and characteristics can be modified.



plan Route / make Track

You can plan a route, make a travel plan, make a track by clicking with the mouse on the map. A click in the map provides a marker, which belongs to a new route / track point. Alternatively, a marker cab be dragged to a new location.
A click on an existing marker allows for markers to delete or insert.
Find the various markers and their meanings here.

Operating the map (zoom, etc.) is described in the tour of Google Maps.


windows - monitor GPS

Monitor GPS coordinates and altitude of the locations indicated by markers belonging to the different route / track points and read the total distance of the created route / track.


windows - altitude profile

View the altitude profile of the created route / track.


windows - go to location

Use the input field to map to a desired location.
The preferred location is indicated by the reference location marker.
As soon as the 'Go to' button has been pressed, the location is indicated by the reference location marker.


windows - go to GPS

Use the input fields to map to a desired location.
The preferred location is indicated by the reference marker location.
In auto unit detection it does not matter which unit notation is used. It is important is that the specified latitude and longitude are separated by commas . As soon as the 'Go to' button has been pressed, the location is indicated by the reference location marker.
With 'adjust units' the unit can be set and the auto unit detection will be off.


windows - Street View

As soon as the Street View window is open, in this window, Street View images of marker locations can be seen. Move the mouse over a marker, and its Street View image is displayed. Read more about Street View.



windows - downloads

Download the route or track to a file, suitable for GPS receivers, such as Garmin, and navigation systems such as TomTom.
The result can be downloades as route and as track. In case of route , only the locations of the markers are downloaded. In case of track also intermediate locations, track points are downloaded.
The following file formats are currently available for download:
- gpx : suitable for GPS receivers, such as Garmin.
- kml : suitable for Google Earth.
- itn : suitable for navigation systems such as TomTom.


windows - settings

The route / track can be planned / made ??with various settings.
The following settings are used in plan Route / make Track 'predefined setting':

'predefined setting':  auto/motorcycle     bicycle (o.a. NL)     bicycle     ATB/walk     others  
connect points on existing roadsjajajajanee
with straight linesneeneeneeneeja
preferences paved roadsjajajajanee
bicycle pathsneejaneeneenee
unpaved roadsneeneeneejanee
avoid highwayneejajajanee
avoid toll roadneejajajanee

All settings are individually controlled by plan Route / make Track personal settings.
Settings are derived from the Google Maps setting possibilities:


The result of connecting via existing roads is affected by limitations of Google Maps features. The result can be improved by inserting additional points (markers) in the route / track!

Furthermore:

show - my POI

Show all Points of Interest of my GPS > my collection Points of Interest.
These Points of Interest can be used as orientation to plan route / to make track.


show - my R/T

Show all Routes and Tracks of my GPS > my collection Routes&Tracks.
A route or track may serve as reference or as base for the route to plan / track to make.
- setting: connect on existing roads - every existing route may serve as base for a new route/track, every existing may serve as reference (example). - setting: connect with straight lines - every existing route/track may serve as base for a new route/track.


actions - markers

Enable or disable the markers of routepoints or trackpoints.


actions - clear route

Clear current route or track, restart.


actions - direction

Toggle direction of route or track.


actions - route/track >> gpx

Download route or track directly to gpx file.
As route only the marker locations are downloaded. As track also intermediate locations, trackpoints are downloaded.
Navigation systems (Nuvi) can use only routes.


actions - print

Print out the route/track.


actions - save as

The route/track is saved as route or as track. As route only the marker locations are saved. As track also intermediate locations, trackpoints are saved.
For the first time a route/track is stored, also the name and characteristics of the route/track should be specified.


actions - save

After a route/track once saved with 'save as', an updated route/track may saved with 'save'. The name and characteristics of the route/track are already known.
By using my GPS > contributed Routes&Tracks the route/track, name and characteristics can be modified.



markers

GPS coordinates
Last clicked location belonging to the presented GPS coordinates
Except for one last clicked location
Before clicked location
 
search Points of Interest, Routes/Tracks
Location of a Point of Interest, or start location Route/Track
Location of a Point of Interest, present in 'my collection'
Location of a Point of Interest, from 'contributed'
Start location Route/Track, present in 'my collection'
Start location Route/Track, from 'contributed'
 
plan/make Routes/Tracks
Start location, first point Route/Track
Second point Route/Track, also used for point 102, 203, etc.
Route- of Trackpunt number 99, also used for point 199, 299, etc.
Route- of Trackpunt number 100, also used for point 200, 300, etc.
Finish, last point Route/Track
Reference location
Location of a Route/Track, from 'my collection Route/Tracks', your saved Routes and Tracks
Location of a Route/Track, related to the mouse position in the altitude profile