Blog : Background Maps

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

OpenTopoMap and more German maps in your drawings

‘Spatial Manager’ (AutoCAD, BricsCAD, ZWCAD or Desktop) allows the users access to dynamic map servers from their drawings or maps. In this post you can learn how to configure some of the most interesting specific maps for Central Europe (Germany... more

NearMap Oblique maps

From the first ‘Spatial Manager’ versions, access to vertical NearMap images has been included as a preset option through the dynamic Background Maps technology (as well as OpenStreetMap, Bing, MapBox, and others). Now you will also be able to... more

How to access Yandex maps

Yandex provides image mapping services as an alternative to similar ones such as Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, etc. Yandex allows users access to tile map servers (XYZ/TMS) for the whole planet but with more diffusion and detail for Eastern European... more

Setting up the BG Maps transparency or background color

The dynamic Background Maps customization capabilities included in ‘Spatial Manager’ give you the powerful access to WMS, WMTS and XYZ/TMS map servers. Now, when configuring WMS maps, the application also allows you to define the background color or transparency... more

Custom areas and OLE objects when Snapshotting

The tool to capture static images (Snapshots) from dynamic Background Maps in the CAD editions of ‘Spatial Manager’ (AutoCAD, BricsCAD and ZWCAD), now adds the options to select the image area to be captured and to embed in the... more