Plotter & Distance Overlay 

Plotter 

Note: Users can manually input a pinpoint on their map using this feature. Plotter pinpoints can be useful in planning out your trip using the Trip Planner, searching a radius around your current location, and etc. A plotter can be used to find a specific address, zip code, city, and so forth. In order to do, follow these steps:

1.  Click on the Plotter tab in the Map Maker box.

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2.  Type in an address to display on the map and click the ADD button.

3.  Your map will automatically zoom into where the Plotter pinpoint is dropped.

 

Note: If a user only adds a zip code or City/State field as the Plotter option, the pinpoint will be dropped in the center of that zip code or city’s geographic boundary on the map.

Distance Overlay 

Note: Proximity Overlay allows you to map out locations that are within a certain distance of any location on a map.

 

1. Click any pin on your map to establish an anchor point. The selected pin will ‘jump’.

2.  From the pin Info Window, click the Radius button.

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 3.  A circle appears on the map with a red pin in the center of the circle. The default radius is 1.00km/0.62 mile.

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Increase or Decrease the Proximity Radius

 

1. Click the red arrows on the radius circle and drag to resize.

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2. A pop-up message will appear with the new radius details.

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Change Location of the Distance Overlay

 

1. Drag the red pin with the black dot to a new location on the map.

2.  The center point will be automatically geocoded, informing you of the new location.

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