Add shapes


You can add pre-defined shapes and polygons to your maps.

Add pre-defined shapes

  1. Open the Drawing Tools in the sidebar.
  2. Find the Draw and create area.
  3. Select the Shapes button to open the menu.
  4. Select your shape tool e.g. Oval - it will turn orange.
  5. Choose your Line and Fill Settings.
  6. Click or tap on the map at the point where you want to add the shape.
  7. Release the mouse button.
  8. As you move your mouse you size and rotate the shape.
  9. When happy with size and position of the shape, click again.
  10. Your shape will be visible in the map window.

Draw oval option, with blue oval drawn on map

Add polygons

  1. Open the Drawing Tools in the sidebar.
  2. Find the Draw and create area.
  3. Select the Shapes button to open the menu.
  4. Select the Draw polygon tool - it will turn orange.
  5. Choose your Line and Fill Settings.
  6. Click or tap on the map at the first point where you want to add the polygon.
  7. Keep clicking or tapping to add points.
  8. Double click or tap at the last point.

Draw polygon option, with red polygon drawn on map

Add freehand polygons

  1. Open the Drawing Tools in the sidebar.
  2. Find the Draw and create area.
  3. Select the Shapes button to open the menu.
  4. Select the Freehand polygon tool - it will turn orange.
  5. Choose your Line and Fill Settings.
  6. Click on the map where you want to start your polygon.
  7. Hold the mouse down.
  8. Drag to create your polygon.
  9. Release the mosut when it’s complete.

Draw freehand polygon option, with blue polygon drawn on map

Add measurement labels to shapes

  1. Draw a shape on the map window.
  2. Select the Measurement button (highlighted in orange on the image below).
  3. Select Metric or Imperial.
  4. Select the shape to add a label to…in the image below, we’ve added a label to a polygon that we added.
  5. Your label should be visible on the map window.
  6. NOTE: You can only add measurement labels to shapes that you have added, not features on the actual map.

Image of Add measurement tool, highlighted