Labels and Folders Always Visible in Embedded Caltopo Maps

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03 Jan, 2020 08:04 PM

When there's many lines,markers,etc on a map, showing all labels makes things messy looking, quickly. Not showing labels by default, or by folder works well to manage this.

But, when you embed a Caltopo map, all labels are shown at once. Here's an example:

I'll also post a screenshot showing the mess.

When you access the map via a URL ala:

(when not logged into Caltopo) Labels are not shown, just like they are not shown when I, the owner logged in visit my own map.

Is there a reason for this "Everything is Visible" setting? Is there a way to control it for embedded maps?

Oftentimes, I'll be working with line segments and markers that help me author a map, but not something I would like shown in the final map.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ben Lantow on 03 Jan, 2020 08:13 PM

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    Thats just how we have iframe's set up to display right now. Most of the maps shown in iframe don't have as many labels as this map and most of our iframe users want to be able to see labels on maps. I'll add this as a future development task but it won't be something we can address immediately.

  2. Ben Lantow closed this discussion on 03 Jan, 2020 08:13 PM.

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