About User Menu
The Free Map Tools User Menu is an addition to the Free Map Tools website intended to allow user-specific work to be saved, reloaded and shared between different pages on Free Map Tools.
There a number of aspects to the User Menu:
- All actions are user specific. Nothing you do is available to other users unless you decide to share the XML export file.
- You do not have to use the User Menu in order to use Free Map Tools
- All data stored can be removed quickly
- All data is stored on your local machine. There is no server storage.
- Persistent data can be kept in the form of an XML file that you download, retain and upload at a later date. You hold your data.
- There are no logins, signups or passwords. We don't know who you are!
Explanation of Options
|Save [Area]||Save the [Area]/[Route]/[Radius] on the current page|
|Load [Area]||Load the [Area]/[Route]/[Radius] on to the current page|
|Export Data||This will allow you to export and data held in memory to a file that you save save locally. The file is in XML format|
|Import Data||This will allow you to import a previously exported XML file. It will load all saved areas, radius and routes and allow them to be loaded on the page(s) on Free Map Tools. Note, all existing saved data is overwritten|
|Remove All User Data||Removes all data stored on your machine|
|Settings||Allows you to change various settings relating to markers|
|About User Menu||This page!|
The XML export file can be used to...
- Allow you to backup your work
- Allow you to transfer your map data to another machine for your own use
- Allow you to share your data with others
The options that appear in the menu are made available depending on the context (the page) you are on. Some pages with have no options to save or load. Others will allow you to save and or load. Depending on the page, there will be three 'types' to save and load:
The Settings option inside the User Menu can be used to change the appearance of the markers on the map. You can adjust the size of the markers by selecting Large, Medium or Small. You can also change the opacity of the marker using the slider. A preview marker is displayed on the Settings window. Once you have the correct settings, click Apply. If you do not want to make any changes, click Cancel.
A table to highlight the options for saving and loading areas, radius and routes on pages on Free Map Tools. Generally you should be aiming to save on one page load the save 'type' on the same or another page.
|Page||Load Area||Save Area||Load Radius||Save Radius||Load Route||Save Route|
|Radius Around a Point on a Map|
|Area Calculator Using Maps|
|How Far Is It Between|
|Measure Distance on a Map|
|Distance Between UK Postcodes|
|Find ZIP Codes Inside Radius|
|How Far Can I Travel|
|Find Population on Map|
|Find UK Postcodes Inside a Radius|
|Find UK Postcodes Inside a User Defined Area|
|Find ZIP Codes Inside a User Defined Area|
|Find Australian Postcodes Inside a Radius|
|Find Australian Postcodes Inside a User Defined Area|
|Draw Concentric Circles||N/A (It's own custom type to allow save/load on the same page)|
|...More to Follow...|
Suggestions and Bug Reports
Please contact us to highlight any bugs or suggest changes to the User Menu.
Comments For This Page
What happened to the ability to lable a marker?
By Chuck on 10th July 2023
HOW CAN I FIND COMPASS DIRECTIONS FRON ONE POINT TO ANOTHER
By ED on 15th March 2023
This is an excellent tool!
On 14th November 2022
download link is gone
On 28th September 2022
Should be working again now
By Free Map Tools on 31st July 2022
as of Sunday 31st July 2022 The distance only shows as crow flies not land distance Please can this be fixed
By Pat Graham on 31st July 2022
On 26th May 2022
How can i calculate shipping distance?
By L on 27th April 2022
I am trying t find the distance from my location in feet, and I cant seem to click on any part that will help me find it
By thom on 20th April 2021
map gold iran
By iran on 16th February 2021
How do you change
The display s language
On 24th October 2020
Raminta, sorry, this is not possible.
By Free Map Tools on 27th July 2020
Can i upload a file with a list of locations (lat/ long or address) and get population estimate withing a certain radius for each of them?
By Raminta on 22nd July 2020
Hi Paul, sorry, that is not possible.
By Free Map Tools on 26th June 2020
Can I upload street addresses and zip code and see which ones are within a certain radius from a given address?
By Paul on 25th June 2020
Map doesnt load
On 16th May 2020
I do not see a "clear all labels" option, also i was starting to get -32,000 for every place i clicked when i zoomed way out.
On 1st May 2020
This map shows cities and towns
On 9th March 2020
The ground height of my house is 20 metres. What is the reference point where it is taken from ? Ie what or where is zero height.
By Anthony Loach on 26th February 2020
Stuart, please try it again and let us know if it works now?
By Free Map Tools on 12th February 2020
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