Job Site Mapping & Measuring available on Plus & Premier Tier
Map pins can be used to denote locations on a Job's site map in order to mark trees, target work areas, pinpoint hazards, etc.
In this article:
Using Map Pins on Line Items
- Select the pin icon next to the appropriate Item or Item Group in the Estimate table
- Click anywhere on the map to drop a pin
*Note: You may continue to drop multiple pins associated with the line Item
- Once the pin is dropped, a box will appear with options to change the pin color, add a pin description, or change the identifier, if needed.
*Note: The identifier is not the order in which you added the pins. By default, the map pin identifier will match the line Item identifier.
- Select Return to Job in order to save your entries & return to the Job edit page
Using Map Pins on Jobs (not line item specific)
- Select the Go to Map button on the Job edit page
- Follow the Instructions listed above
*Note: The identifiers for pins that are not line Item specific need to be entered manually
Export Map Pins
Export map pins to view in Google Maps. Making this available in Google Maps is as simple as dragging and dropping the downloaded CSV file to Google My Maps. This allow your customer to zoom into pins on your job.
- Navigate to the Active Jobs page - or any similar listing of Jobs
- Locate your Job and the View Map blue button, next to that button there should be a dropdown arrow - select Download Markers as CSV
- A CSV file will download
Learn more about My Maps in Google HERE.
- On your computer, sign in to My Maps.
- Open or create a map.
- In the map legend, click Add layer.
- Give the new layer a name.
- Under the new layer, click Import.
- Upload the file or photos that have your info. Then click Select.
- If you use WKT objects, click the checkbox for WKT to choose a column to position your placemark.
Map Pins Video
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