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Options for Updating Team Positions Online with Google My Maps

If you have chosen to publish your IditaRead project online, you can move team icons quite easily.

First of all, you need to note the difference between viewing the map and editing the map.  If you’ve made the map public, anybody can view it.  Since you are the creator of the map, you can also edit everything about it.

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Your option as the creator of the map is the EDIT link.

Click on the EDIT link to make changes.

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Edit mode toolbar and menu bar.

In Edit mode, you can fully customize the appearance of your Routes, Checkpoints, and Teams.

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A Team icon in edit mode.

Cllck on a team icon. You are now able to change its properties. Click on the icon again and you are able to drag it to a new position. Use the Ruler tool to measure exact positions on the trail.

You may also consider the same options for color-coding team icons as discussed in this article.