Creating or Editing a Map

Creating

To create a new map, hover the mouse pointer over the plus sign  in left toolbar and select Map or right-click any map and select New from the shortcut menu. The map Edit Form will appear. Using this form you can enter general information about your new map:

  1. Enter the name of the Map in the Name edit box and any information in the Description edit box.

  2. Choose the group that will be able to see the Map from the Visibility listIn lists objects are represented by small icons and object names. Icons help you to recognize object types. Press a keyboard character (a letter or a digit) to jump to the list item that starts from this character. The first matching item will be chosen, counting from the top of the list..

  3. Choose the group that will be able to edit the Map from the Editing list.

  4. Leave the Locked field clear if you are going to create the map now. Selecting the field protects the map from accidental editing. Anyway, even if you lock it, you can unlock it later.

  5. Click Save. The Map objectAll information in Vine is stored in the server database as named objects of different types. Examples: a company, a person, an event, a sales case. will be created with a blank map image. You can start editing the image using the map editing toolbar.

Editing

To edit the map image of an existing map object, you have to open the map by double-clicking it or right-clicking it and selecting Open. The map will be opened and if the map's image is not locked you can start editing it using the drawing toolbar.

To edit the information of an opened map, double-click inside its Information pane. The map edit form will open where you can change the map settings. If you want to avoid accidental changes on the Map, select the Locked checkbox, so that no one will be able to edit the Map. You can unlock it later.

If you have made a wrong change on the map image, you can go back one step by selecting Undo from the Edit menu.

To edit the information of any existing map which is not yet open, right click the map and choose Edit from the shortcut menu.