Import map

Import shape map buttonImporting your own map in SHAPE format start with selecting the Import Map button.

Find your map in SHAPE format (extension shp).
E-Maps is designed to work with WGS84 format (other projections may work).
The base files for the map should have a project file (extension .prj) too.

Open the map and E-Maps should display the regions on the map in gray.

Shape_layer

 

 
The map will be added to the Layer Control.

layer_control

 

 

 

 

 

Modify the style of the map by clicking on the style area.

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The Layer Style dialog appears.

layer_style

 

 

 

The border and fill style can be set.

color_picker

 

 

 

For transparency settings, click the More>> button.

 

The Alpha value defines the transparancy.

color_picker_extended

 

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