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Map Editing

Add a Google Map

To Add a Google Map to your marketing piece first, click on the Add button in the Main Tools section of the editing toolbar. Then select the Add Google Map button. A new Google Map will be inserted just like an Image Box into your marketing piece.

To customize your new Google Map, update the address in the Address Box in the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar that will appear when a Google Map is selected and then click Update Address.

Your new Google Map can be edited further (Resized,Moved,Rotated, etc.) before or after Updating the Address.

Delete Google Map

To delete a Google Map, select the Google Map you wish to remove. Click on the Remove Map button in the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar.

Update Google Map Address

To update the Google Map with your desired location, update the address in the Address Box in the Map Editing Toolssection of the editing toolbar that will appear when a Google Map is selected.

Enter in an exact address to center the map on a single location. You may also enter in landmarks or other geographical markers to create your map, and then click Update Address.

Move a Google Map

To Move, select your Google Map and place your cursor over the map until the cursor changes from a pointer to a 4-directional arrow. Click the map, drag and drop it to the new location on the marketing piece.

Resize a Google Map

To Resize, select your Google Map and grab one of the map's four corner points. You can change the height, width, or overall size of the Google Map by dragging and dropping any one of the four corner points.

Rotate a Google Map

To Rotate a Google Map, select your Google Map and simply move your cursor over the green circle located on the top of your Google Map. Your cursor will change shapes from an arrow to a round arrow. You can then click and drag the circle to rotate your Google Map around a central pivot point.

Change Google Map Type

To change the Map Type, select your Google Map and click on the Map Type button in the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar. Four map types are available.

Roadmap is the default Map Type setting. This Google Map displays an outline of streets and major geological features. It is easy to read and great for showing location for directions on your marketing piece.

Satellite displays a Google Map with birds-eye satellite images of your selected location.

Terrain displays a relief map for a 3D representation of an area's terrain. Terrain maps are not available for all areas and are primarily useful in hilly areas.

The Hybrid map type combines the Roadmap and Satellite Map Types. The Roadmap names and road outlines are overlaid on the Satellite images.

Change Zoom on Google Map

To increase or decrease the level of Zoom on a Google Map, select the Google Map you wish to modify. In the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar, grab the Zoom slide bar and move it to the left to Zoom Out. Move the Zoomslide bar to the right to Zoom In. The map will always be centered on the current Address that was used to create theGoogle Map.

Edit Google Map Label

Label is automatically added to a Google Map when it is created in a marketing piece. This Label pinpoints the address, landmark or location that created the map.

To remove the Label, click on the Label Settings button in the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar. Then deselect the Show Label Box.

To change the color of the Google Map's Label, click on the Label Settings button in the Map Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar. Then click on the Label Color button. Select from one of the available label colors.