Defining external links

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Your routable map can be defined to link with adjacent routable maps so that routing can link across more than one map. There are two prerequisites:

  1. The adjacent maps have to have a point each at the connecting coordinate
  2. Both points have to be marked as external nodes

Marking an external node[edit]

http://www.malsingmaps.com/tutorials/MapRef/ExternalNode-1.gif

  1. Click the Edit Nodes button
  2. Right-click the point/node linking the road to another map
  3. Select Node Properties
  4. Select the Routing tab
  5. Check the Is External Node checkbox


An external node is indicated in GPSMapedit with a blue diamond symbol:

http://www.malsingmaps.com/tutorials/MapRef/ExternalNode-2.gif