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Working with bookmarks in GeoMaps

How to use the Bookmarks tool

The Bookmark tool allows you to save a bookmark for future use. It also allows you to share bookmarks with others.

A bookmark saves an area on the map and can be revisited by clicking on the saved bookmark.

Add a new bookmark

Step 1: Click on the Bookmark icon in the main menu.

Bookmark icon in GeoMaps

Step 2: Click Add a new bookmark.

screenshot showing the bookmark tool with option to add new bookmark

Step 3: Enter the name of the bookmark into the text box.

screenshot showing Add bookmark and a text field with Albert Street written into it and a save button below

Step 4: Click Save.

Edit a bookmark

The bookmark edit tool allows you to edit the name and extent of the map.

Step 1: Navigate to a new area or change the zoom level.

Step 2: Click on the Bookmark icon on the main menu.

Step 3: Click on the Bookmark tab.

Step 4: Click on the Bookmarks Edit icon

screenshot showing the add bookmark tool with the edit icon highlighted

Step 5: Check the Save Extent checkbox.

screenshot showing the update bookmark box with Save Extent option checked

Changing the name of the bookmark

You can keep the existing bookmark name or change it.

Step 1: To update the name, click the Bookmarks Edit icon.

Step 2: Enter a new name into the text box

screenshot showing the bookmark tool with option to add new bookmark

Step 3: Click Save.

Share a bookmark with others

Step 1: Click on the Bookmark icon in the main menu.

Step 2: Click on the Bookmark tab.

Step 3: Click on the Share icon.

screenshot showing bookmark list with share icon highlighted

Step 4: Email it to yourself or another person.