Blog : Background Maps

Background Map OLE capture and printing troubleshoot

‘Spatial Manager’ (CAD versions) allows you to capture Background Maps areas as static images in various image formats, but also as OLE images embedded in the drawing, which simplifies the storage or sharing of the drawing in a single file... more

Improved preset Background Maps

The Background Maps technology built into ‘Spatial Manager’ allows access to user-defined WMTS, WMTS and XYZ/TMS map servers, but also includes access to some of the most widely used image map servers, such as OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Mapbox, Bing, and... more

Trim localized Image Maps

‘Spatial Manager’ dynamic Background Maps technology allows you to graphically enhance your maps and drawings, and turn them more readable and practical. In this example we will show you how to combine the image capture of the Maps with some... more

Mapbox customized maps in CAD and Desktop

The online maps service provided by Mapbox allows the users to customize their maps or create variations through a wide range of options and tools included in Mapbox Studio. Find out here how to apply these customizations and how to... more

Maps or Raster images over Terrains

Release 6 of ‘Spatial Manager’ (CAD versions) featured a set of functions designed in order to create Terrains, Contours, 3D Points, etc. from 3D data in the drawing or from elevation servers. Although this version already included the ability to... more

8 New Bing maps added in SPM v6

‘Spatial Manager’ comes with a variety of preset Dynamic Background Maps (OpenStreetMap, Bing, Mapbox, etc.) in all versions (AutoCAD, BricsCAD, ZWCAD and Desktop). The latest release (v.6) introduces 8 new Maps in the Bing group that further extend the advanced... more