Importing 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.
The map will be added to the Layer Control.
Modify the style of the map by clicking on the style area.
The Layer Style dialog appears.
The border and fill style can be set.
For transparency settings, click the More>> button.
The Alpha value defines the transparancy.