Difference between revisions of "Online Map Services"

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[[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] This function does not work on some computers with 32-bit version of OCAD!
 
[[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] This function does not work on some computers with 32-bit version of OCAD!
  
Choose this command from the '''[[Background Map|Background Map]]''' menu to load a screenshot from Google Maps as background map.
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Choose this command from the '''[[Background Map|Background Map]]''' menu to load a screenshot from a Online Map Service as background map.
  
 
--> Short '''[https://youtu.be/ZEU79Xvx_-4 Video on YouTube]'''
 
--> Short '''[https://youtu.be/ZEU79Xvx_-4 Video on YouTube]'''
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[[File:OnlineMapServices.png|600px]]
 
[[File:OnlineMapServices.png|600px]]
  
Click on the '''Update''' button to move Google Maps to the center of the drawing area.
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==Define an extent==
  
Move and zoom in Google Maps to the desired extent. You can also enlarge the '''Online Map Services''' dialogue by clicking and dragging a corner. The image you see in the dialogue will be loaded as background map. Click on the upper left menu button in Google Maps to hide labels.
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Click on the '''Update''' button to move to Online Map Service to the center of the drawing area.
  
[[File:OnlineMapServicesLabel.png|300px]]
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Move and zoom until the Online Map Service has the desired extent. You can also enlarge the Online Map Services dialogue by clicking and dragging a corner. The image you see in the dialogue will be loaded as background map.
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==Load as backgorund map==
  
 
Click '''Load as background map''' to load the image in the dialogue as background map. OCAD changes to '''[[View_Mode#Draft_Mode|Draft mode]]''' afterwards.
 
Click '''Load as background map''' to load the image in the dialogue as background map. OCAD changes to '''[[View_Mode#Draft_Mode|Draft mode]]''' afterwards.
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If the map is '''[[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|geo-referenced]]''', your screenshots will also be geo-referenced and appear at the right spot.
 
If the map is '''[[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|geo-referenced]]''', your screenshots will also be geo-referenced and appear at the right spot.
  
'''Note''': Please be aware, that there might be a small shift up to some meters even the map is geo-referenced.  
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==Services==
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You can choose between the following '''Services''':
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===Google Maps Satellite===
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Available for all Coordinate Systems
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[[File:Hint.jpg]] Click on the upper left menu button in Google Maps to hide labels.<br>
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[[File:OnlineMapServicesLabel.png|300px]]
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[[File:Hint.jpg]] Please be aware, that there might be a small shift up to some meters with Google Maps Satellite images, even the map is geo-referenced.  
 
The reson for this shift is because we don't get the precise information for the resolution from Google.
 
The reson for this shift is because we don't get the precise information for the resolution from Google.
 
However, it is easy to correct with a one or two point move '''[[Background_Map#Adjust_a_Background_Map|(Adjust Background Map - F9)]]''' of the aerial photo background map.  
 
However, it is easy to correct with a one or two point move '''[[Background_Map#Adjust_a_Background_Map|(Adjust Background Map - F9)]]''' of the aerial photo background map.  
  
 
[[File:OnlineMapServicesBackgroundMap.png|600px]]
 
[[File:OnlineMapServicesBackgroundMap.png|600px]]
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===Swisstopo===
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Available only for Swiss Corrdinate System LV95 (EPSG 2056)
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- swisstopo Orthophoto<br>
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- swisstopo Landeskarte<br>
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- swisstopo Amtliche Vermessung

Latest revision as of 06:53, 14 October 2020

This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.

hint This function does not work on some computers with 32-bit version of OCAD!

Choose this command from the Background Map menu to load a screenshot from a Online Map Service as background map.

--> Short Video on YouTube

OnlineMapServices.png

Define an extent

Click on the Update button to move to Online Map Service to the center of the drawing area.

Move and zoom until the Online Map Service has the desired extent. You can also enlarge the Online Map Services dialogue by clicking and dragging a corner. The image you see in the dialogue will be loaded as background map.

Load as backgorund map

Click Load as background map to load the image in the dialogue as background map. OCAD changes to Draft mode afterwards.

If the map is geo-referenced, your screenshots will also be geo-referenced and appear at the right spot.

Services

You can choose between the following Services:

Google Maps Satellite

Available for all Coordinate Systems

Hint.jpg Click on the upper left menu button in Google Maps to hide labels.
OnlineMapServicesLabel.png

Hint.jpg Please be aware, that there might be a small shift up to some meters with Google Maps Satellite images, even the map is geo-referenced. The reson for this shift is because we don't get the precise information for the resolution from Google. However, it is easy to correct with a one or two point move (Adjust Background Map - F9) of the aerial photo background map.

OnlineMapServicesBackgroundMap.png

Swisstopo

Available only for Swiss Corrdinate System LV95 (EPSG 2056)

- swisstopo Orthophoto
- swisstopo Landeskarte
- swisstopo Amtliche Vermessung