I've always found the maps visually clunky. The map part itself isn't an issue, the problem comes once you've got (say) more than 1-2 items on the map. I sometimes like to put lots of points on a map .... and often have to stop adding items as it hits the max limit of points.
e.g. consider a Hub entitled "10 places to go in XYZ town", along with a handy map to demonstrate where they are.
All the addresses below take up too much room.
I propose that there be an additional map formatting option that enables a hub-writer to turn off/omit the address bars under the map and, instead, just make the placemarkers have an onMouseOver event / a ToolTip type of box.
I'll second that. I've had maps with many points on them to the point I had to quit because of the long string of addresses. Unwanted, unneeded, but causing the reader to scroll way down to get to the next capsule.
Just a rollover would usually be preferable to me.
This is a great idea. I'm not sure if it's possible, but I will ask at our next community meeting and let you know! Have a good night!
I third this suggestions. It's the reason I stopped using maps.
We talked about the Map Capsule in our meeting on Tuesday and I created a ticket for our engineers. We all agreed that it would be a great improvement, but we have a lot of other pressing things that they are working on. I don't know how quickly it will happen, but it is in the queue!
Cheers. They've been really annoying. There are a lot of the modules that it'd be good to use ... if only they weren't so annoying
I might list a suggestion for the tables too .....
by Paul Edmondson 17 hours ago
Today we made some changes to the Map Capsule. Google has begun to charge us a significant sum for displaying their maps on articles ($5+ CPM, was once free). The type of dynamic map that we had been using—with panning, zooming, view toggling, and Street View features—has become prohibitively...
by ASKegger 3 years ago
When I search an address it does not change, I can only show the San Fran/Oakland area? Help, please.
by psycheskinner 6 years ago
Other forums ban repeated openers of sockpuppet accounts by their IP address. Can this not be done here?
by Kelly Kline Burnett 8 years ago
Is there a way on the maps capsule to show a region of the US - the states of Illinois and Wisconsin?It keeps asking for a location - a specific location. I wanted to zoom out and show both Illinois and Wisconsin.
by Nicola Thompson 5 years ago
I love having the map option. I write a travel Hub from time to time, and I enjoy having the ability to show the stops. However, one thing I would like to suggest for an alteration:When maps are done, they have the option of showing the rout and directions. I don't like having so much in a capsule,...
by Melanie Palen 15 months ago
I can't seem to enter degrees in the map capsule. However, on Google maps I am. Is this a lack of functionality? Is so, can we get this feature?
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