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Create a map

When you open the application, a list of maps is displayed (empty on first launch).

Empty map list ✓ v0.6.0image made with current version Empty map list

Garden Party is meant to draw gardens on maps OpenStreetMap or uploaded pictures (blueprints, sketches…).

Click on “New map”

Create a map from a picture

It’s the default choice.

  1. Fill in the name.
  2. Check 1 if you want to share your map with the world. It will be displayed on the main page and everyone accessing it will see all the content added: patches, paths, notes, actions, pictures…
  3. Choose a picture 2.
    Form ✓ v0.6.0image made with current version Form
  4. Determine map scale:
    1. Enter a value (in meters) for a known length, in 1
    2. Click on two points representing this length in the map
    3. The map’s scale changed
    4. Click on “Continue” 2
      Scaling view ✓ v0.6.0image made with current version Scaling view
  5. On the map, click where the center of your garden is (you can zoom using the mouse wheel, and move the picture with a drag’n’drop).
    Map center ✓ v0.6.0image made with current version Map center
  6. Click on “Save this map” button.

Wait a few seconds and you should be “in the map”.

Create a map from OpenStreetMap

  1. Click on “OpenStreetMaps”.
  2. On the map, find your garden.
  3. Click on the center of your garden.
  4. Click on “Save this map” button.

Wait a few seconds and you should be “in the map”.

Destroy a map

  1. Access to the application
  2. In the maps list, click on the red trashbin on the right of the map name.
  3. Validate the dialog.

The maps, its elements and history will be deleted forever.


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