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Google Maps Layer

This layer uses information from Google Maps to display a map centered around a location you determine.

Group Parameter Function
Transition Type Specify a transition style. Push transitions will be relative to the Anchor specified in the Geometry section below.
Duration If a transition other than Cut is used, set its length.
Geometry Anchor Specify the general position of your map: Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Right
X Inset Horizontal inset of your map from the Anchor side set above.
Y Inset Vertical inset of your map from the Anchor edge set above.
Scaling Set how the map should be scaled: 1:1 applies no scaling. Max Width and Max Height reveal the two parameters below. It is typically best to set this to 1:1 and adjust the size of the map using the parameters in the section below, otherwise scaling artifacts will appear.
Max Width/Height The map will be scaled proportionately from its original dimensions set below to have a certain width or height, which is set here.
Map Set Location By Address will center the map around the address entered below. iOS Device will use information from your iOS device via the Orientator app to adjust the map. See Boinx libOrientator for more details.
Address If using an address to set the location, type it here. Try to be as specific as possible if the map seems wrong.
Map Type Choose whether to display a Roadmap, Satellite image, Hybrid view or Terrain map.
Map Width Sets the pixel width of the map.
Map Height Sets the pixel height of the map.
Map Zoom Adjusts the zoom of the map. This works like the standard Google Maps interface and resolves higher detail when zooming in.
Heading Indicator The map's true north is always up, but the visual heading indicator on the map's center can be rotated. Choose what kind of indicator is shown: None, Field of View, Car, Pushpin, Crosshair or X.
Indicator Color Set the color and opacity of the indicator.
Manual Heading The Car and Field of View indicators can point in a direction which is set here unless an iOS device is used.
Appearance Opacity Set the opacity for the layer.
Drop Shadow Enables options for a drop shadow to be applied on the map. You can set the color, opacity, blur amount and the distance and direction from the map.
layer/google_maps.txt · Last modified: 2013/10/15 23:27 by achim