Route optimization also known as the travelling sales person problem (TSP) is a type of routing to figure out which order you should visit locations in the fastest time possible. As you can imagine this is very useful if you need to drop off packages, do movie location scouting, make sales calls to a physical location, or need to do routine inspections. Well we are happy to announce that this functionality has now come to Scribble Maps. For demonstration purpose we have selected a bunch of different cafes in the Toronto region. Let's pretend that in the course of a day or multiple days you want to visit all of them. Here is a picture of the original points. Unoptimized Points From here we going to go to our Operations & Analysis panel and select Create > Optimized Route. Next you will want to select your start location, end location, and the way points folder that contains the points in your route. After clicking "Create Optimized Route" your
There are many reasons why someone wants to create a map, but using the Scribble Maps online map editor , you can quickly make your own custom map where only your imagination is the limit. It would be impossible to go over every type of map you can create with Scribble Maps, but we will cover some in this post. If you want to hop in as quickly as possible, you can watch our first map video, which will go over all the basic tools you need to get started with Scribble Maps. Select or style the base map One of the first things you will want to do is set the base map or customize the existing one. For instance, creating a custom map style, such as a map without labels, click the custom bottom in the bottom right. Now you can turn off options like labels. Add drawings and markers to your map some of the most common things you may want to do are add drawings, markers, or text to your map. To accomplish this, all you need to do is select the tool you want in the toolbar and then click or drag
We have recently launched the Pro Beta for pro.scribbleMaps.com, and we are very excited about it. If you're interested in diving right in, you can visit pro.scribblemaps.com. There is a ton of new features, one of which is support for SHP files both in the application, and in the widget. We would love to hear from you, whether it is about features you would like to see, or about how you're using Scribble Maps, do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com Check out this widget that has a SHP overlay for the African Waterways.