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Measure And Share Route

How to Draw a Route on a Map and Share

This guide will show how you can draw a route on a map and then share the route using a link.

Go to http://www.freemaptools.com/measure-distance.htm

Draw on the map by clicking

Measure And Share Route

Once the route is drawn, save the route using the User Menu found at the top right of the screen

Measure And Share Save

Give the route a name

Measure And Share Save Name

Once saved, click on the [Load Route] option on the User Menu

Measure And Share Load

Click on the link icon

Measure And Share Route Link

You can then copy the URL generated and share via email, Twitter, Facebook etc…

Measure And Share Copy Link

The example used in this guide was http://tinyurl.com/nc7clou

Draw an Area on a Map and Share

This article will explain how you can use the Area Calculator on Free Map Tools to draw an area, then share with others using a link.

The procedure is:

  1. Go to the Area Calculator
  2. Draw the area on the map
Draw an Area

Draw an Area

  1. Once the area is drawn, save the area from the User Menu by selecting [User Menu] > [Save Area]
Share Area Save

Share Area Save

  1. Give the Area a name and click [Save]
Share Area Name

Share Area Name

  1. Then select [User Menu] > [Load Area]
Load Area

Load Area

  1. On the Load Area window, click on the link icon on your saved area to generate a link
Share Area Link

Share Area Link

  1. A window will then appear displaying a unique link to your area. Select and copy this link to share with others.
Share Area URL

Share Area URL

For example, here is the link generated from this example: http://tinyurl.com/onue3ma