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  • Versioning

      Map Store Versioning allows you to create different versions for your maps. When a new version is released, any Avenza Maps user who owns the previous version will be notified when a new versio...

  • Map folders vs. collections

    From the My Maps screen, there are two different context menus that can be accessed to allow you to manage your maps and folders.  The first is accessible through the '+' icon in the lower right co...

  • Can I transfer custom maps between devices?

    It is possible to move an imported map from one device with Avenza Maps to another device using AirDrop - a technology for directly transferring files from one Apple device to another.  This featur...

  • Map View

    To begin viewing a map, simply tap a map in the My Maps tab to open it.  If you do not have a map already imported or downloaded, please see our articles on the Getting Maps from the Map Store or I...

  • Searching a map

    On any map, you can search for existing placemarks, lines or tracks. Tap the search icon (magnifying glass), and enter a term into the search box and a list of results will appear below it.  This s...

  • Map Info

    Map Information ('i' icon) includes things such as: title, detailed description of the map, and under 'Advanced Options', the map's projection details.  You can access the Map Information from two ...

  • Find by Coordinates Tool

    Find by Coordinates can be used on any map to search for a specific location using known coordinates.  This tool is ideal if using the app for fieldwork to find where a specific known feature is in...

  • Plot Photos Tool

    Plot Photos is an alternate way to create a placemark and add the photo.  Rather than the traditional method of creating a placemark and then manually adding the photo to it, Plot Photos uses geota...

  • Adding a placemark

    A placemark marks a position on the map. At its most basic, a placemark is indicated by a default icon and stores geographic location. Adding a placemark To add a placemark, pan to a position on th...

  • Attribute Schema

    An attribute schema allows users to create a series of attributes for a layer to make data collection more efficient. The schema defines the name, type, and associated properties such as an optiona...