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1.   Select Routing in Map Menu to open the Routing dialog.<br />
1. Select Routing in Map Menu to open the Routing dialog.<br />
2.   Enter the start and end location.<br />
2. Enter the start and end location.<br />
[[File:Routing1.png|center|thumb|600px|Routing dialog]]<br />
[[File:Routing1.png|center|thumb|600px|Routing dialog]]<br />
3.   Click 'Get and import KML file'. <br />
3. Click 'Get and import KML file'. <br />
:OCAD sends a request to Google Maps API and downloads the generated KML file. This file is temporary saved in the OCAD temporary folder (e.g. C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\OCAD\OCAD11\Tmp\).
:OCAD sends a request to Google Maps API and downloads the generated KML file. This file is temporary saved in the OCAD temporary folder (e.g. C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\OCAD\OCAD11\Tmp\).
:OCAD imports the kml file and adds the colors and symbols from the template file. Colors needed for Routing are on the top of the color table.
:OCAD imports the kml file and adds the colors and symbols from the template file. Colors needed for Routing are at the top of the color table.<br />
[[File:Routing2.png|center|thumb|600px|Color table, routing colors on top]]<br />
:The required symbols for routing appear at the bottom of the symbol box.<br />
[[File:Routing3.png|center|thumb|200px|Symbol box, Routing symbols are located at the bottom]]<br />

Revision as of 14:35, 17 April 2012

This command can be used to find the fastest way by car between two arbitrary points by downloading and importing the vector data on Google Maps.
Routing is only available when the map is geo-referenced.

1. Select Routing in Map Menu to open the Routing dialog.
2. Enter the start and end location.

Routing dialog


3. Click 'Get and import KML file'.

OCAD sends a request to Google Maps API and downloads the generated KML file. This file is temporary saved in the OCAD temporary folder (e.g. C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\OCAD\OCAD11\Tmp\).
OCAD imports the kml file and adds the colors and symbols from the template file. Colors needed for Routing are at the top of the color table.
Color table, routing colors on top


The required symbols for routing appear at the bottom of the symbol box.
Symbol box, Routing symbols are located at the bottom