How to create markers?

Creating my markers - March 6, 2015

Markers can be added to existing maps and groups using three different methods. New markers are always created in the active map or group.

Using the main menu

  1. First, in the Map Explorer, select the map or group in which the new marker should be created. To do so, left-click on the corresponding map or group name.
  2. In the main menu, use the New > Marker... command and define your marker's properties.
  3. If your marker needs to be centered on a specific geographical location (country, city, street or full address), enter the exact address in the Address text area and click on the Geocode button to convert the address into geographical coordinates (longitude and latitude).

Using the contextual menu

  1. In the Map Explorer, right-click on the name of the map or group in which the new marker should be created.
  2. Use the Add Marker... command from the contextual menu that appears.
  3. The New Marker window opens, in which you can define your marker's properties.
  4. If your marker needs to be centered on a specific geographical location (country, city, street or full address), enter the exact address in the Address text area and click on the Geocode button to convert the address into geographical coordinates.

Using the Quick Add Mode

  1. In the Map Explorer, select the map or group in which new markers should be created. To do so, left-click on the corresponding map or group name.
  2. To enter "Quick Add mode", activate the Quick Add markers option present in the option bar immediately above the map area.
  3. When this mode is active, a new blank marker is added to the map each time you left-click on the map. You can thus add as many markers as you need and define their properties later.
  4. To leave the Quick Add mode, uncheck the Quick Add markers option.

Note: While in Quick Add mode, you can still use the mouse to drag the map in any direction and the mouse wheel to zoom in or out - you can however no longer double left-click to zoom in on the map as this mouse button is used to create new markers.

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