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Map View (Android)

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2018 01:28PM EDT

To begin viewing a map, simply tap a map on My Maps to open it.
When a map opens, you'll see the map view which consists of several components:

  • Back (returns you to the Map List)
  • Map Title
  • Map information (provides descriptive details for the map)
  • Search (perform a map feature or Open Street Map query)
  • Toolbar (provides access to map features and tools)
    1. Compass (allows the user to change the compass mode)
    2. Add a placemark (allows the user to add a placemark to the map)
    3. Coordinates (provides the current location, as well as the option to change the display format)
    4. Viewing Map Features (provides a list of all map features on the current map)
    5. Tools (provides additional tools for recording tracks, measuring distances, and more)

The following is a list of supported gestures and what they perform:

  • Single tap and drag: pan the map
  • Single tap and flick: pan the map quickly
  • Single tap: hide all placemark labels
  • Single tap and hold: pick up a placemark, drag to reposition
  • Double tap: zoom-in and centers
  • Two-finger tap: zoom-out and centers
  • Two-finger rotate: rotates the map
  • Expand: Zoom-in
  • Pinch: Zoom-out

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