High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by frediver » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:09 am

This will be a great resource, Thanks !
Perhaps I have not found the correct button
but how do you pop the map out to full screen?

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by tomba » Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:06 pm

It would be nice to be able to link directly to "USA Topo" map type. Perhaps in a similar way as how Google Maps and gmap4 do it: by adding "&t=<something>" to the URL.
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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by copeg » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:53 pm

tomba wrote:It would be nice to be able to link directly to "USA Topo" map type. Perhaps in a similar way as how Google Maps and gmap4 do it: by adding "&t=<something>" to the URL.
Thanks for the suggestion, but unfortunately not grasping what you mean. Can you provide a link or picture which demonstrates the idea?

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by ERIC » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:08 pm

I think this is what tomba is referring to:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5435#p37893" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by tomba » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:57 pm

I am referring to the ability to directly link to a specific map type by appending a parameter to the map URL.

For example, Google Maps uses t=<something> parameter. Some examples:
http://maps.google.com/?ll=37.74,-119.56&z=10&t=m" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Map
http://maps.google.com/?ll=37.74,-119.56&z=10&t=p" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Terrain
Http://maps.google.com/?ll=37.74,-119.56&z=10&t=k" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Satellite
http://maps.google.com/?ll=37.74,-119.56&z=10&t=h" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Hybrid

Gmap4 uses similar parameter (but with difderent values):
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... 6&z=10&t=m" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Map
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... 6&z=10&t=s" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Satellite
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... 6&z=10&t=h" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Hybrid
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... &z=10&t=t1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - Google Topo (Terrain)
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... &z=10&t=t2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - MyTopo
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... &z=10&t=t3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; - US Topo

It would be nice to be able to link directly like this to USA Topo map type on the HST High Sierra Map.
I suspect that the fact the the map reverts to a map (google terrain) view when switching between "Normal Size" and "Full Size" is related to this.
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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by copeg » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:47 am

Ah, thanks for the clarifications Eric and tomba. Should be doable. Thanks for the suggestion.

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by rlown » Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:19 pm

I like the HST map feature. Unfortunately, it hasn't been worked into the HST homepage on books and maps (i think mytopo is featured there), or anywhere else for that matter, unless you know where the URL for it is.

Personally, it's a great piece of work and needs to be more visible on the HST site.

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by copeg » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:04 am

rlown wrote:I like the HST map feature. Unfortunately, it hasn't been worked into the HST homepage on books and maps (i think mytopo is featured there), or anywhere else for that matter, unless you know where the URL for it is.

Personally, it's a great piece of work and needs to be more visible on the HST site.

Russ
Thanks Russ. There are a few changes to be made to the homepage (and others), and those suggestions are on the top of the list. Unfortunately lack of time these days always seems to infringe on actually completing the work.

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by rlown » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:46 am

I've looked at the various threads and cannot see how to print a map from there. Greg, I know you're busy, but It would be nice to be able to print a map from the tool.

One can screen shot it, but a "save as" with jpeg option would be really sweet unless it violates copyright in someway.

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Re: High Sierra Map - Comments and Suggestions

Post by copeg » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:11 am

Hey Russ, no way currently except through print screen but I can see how this would be useful. I know google maps provides a site that gives a static image, but I'll have to look at it in more detail to see if we can use it for this purpose.

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