The Geolocation item allows you to locate yourself or your users by recording your geographical position.
You manage a security company and want to ensure the reliability of your agents. Inserting a Geolocation field in your form will allow you to check their real location at the time they make the entry.
In the back-office.
Create your form and add a Geolocation element.
Several options are available: – Entry required: this means that the form can only be saved once this field is filled in. – Editable position: to get accurate coordinates. – Automatic geolocation when opening a form
You can select the map view type: – Normal view (the default roadmap view). – Satellite view (Google earth satellite image). – Hybrid view (a mixture of normal and satellite view).
You can choose the zoom level. To have an idea: 1 displays the word map and 18 displays the corresponding street. 12 displays more or less the neighbourhood.
Don’t forget to save your form!
On your mobile.
On your custom-made Word pr Excel.
You can display a map view on your custom-made Word or Excel with this tag: ##geoloc:map-z12-200x200-satellite##.
« -200x200 » corresponds to the dimension of the image.
« z12 » corresponds to zoom in/out on the word map. To have an idea: 1 displays the word map and 18 displays the corresponding street. 12 displays more or less the neighbourhood
The following map types are available: – roadmap (the default road map view), – satellite (Google earth satellite images), – hybrid (a mixture of normal and satellite views), – terrain (displays a physical map based on terrain information).
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