map25-view 2.5D Map

The 2.5D Tour Map  view can display tours which are selected in other views, e.g. Tour Book view, these tours must contain geo position data (GPS) that it can be displayed in this map.

This map can be opened with this map25-view icon in the toolbar or in the application menu Tour/2.5D Tour Map, it is based on the OpenGL vector map. 




Toolbar Actions


Show/hide marker


show tour

Show/hide tour

Show/hide tour path

show entire tour

Show entire tour

Map is zoomed and panned to show the entire tour

synch map with tour

Synchronize the map with the selected tour

When a tour is selected, the map will show the complete tour

synch map with sliders

Synchronize the map with the selected slider in the tour chart

  • When the slider in the tour chart is move, the moved slider marker in the map will be centered and the map will be moved.

  • When the map is zoomed IN and the chart is zoomed OUT and the slider in the chart is MOVED, this can cause dizzy !!!

  • The performance can be optimized when the tour chart is small (small height) and only the altitude is displayed.


Synchonize this map with other maps

Latitude, and longitude will be synchronized, direction and tilt when available


Select map bookmark

The map moves to the selected bookmark location


Map options


switch map provider

Switch map provider




Map Navigation


<Left Mouse Button>

Center map to the mouse location

<Left Mouse Button> + Move

Drag map

<Shift> + <Left Mouse Button> + Move 

Zoom map smoothly

<Mouse Wheel>

Zoom map with steps

<Right Mouse Button> + Move


<Ctrl> + <Left Mouse Button> + Move

Tilt and rotate map




Reset tilt


Rotate map with north to top

Cursor <Up><Down><Left><Right>

Move map


Zoom map


Map Tilt Limits

The map can be tilt to a very flat map but there are currently limits that the map tiles or parts of them are not rendered any more.


Map Layer

There are currently no actions in the map toolbar or context menu. These actions can be aktivated with the keyboard when the 2.5D map view is selected.


Show/hide buildings, they are only displayed with the zoomlevel >= 17


Show/hide scale


Show/hide labels


Show/hide tile grid / zoomlevel / geo position


Switch theme, only available for the Open Science Map 

This can take several seconds or longer until it is displayed, during this time the map/app is blocked !



Map Provider

A map provider can be selected in the view toolbar. The list of available map providers can be managed in the preferences.

When this button is clicked then it will toggle the available map provider.

Switching between map providers can take several seconds when the tiles are not yet cached, otherwise it can be very fast.








This page is updated for version 17.9