Note: This advanced tool requires an active subscription to Terrain Navigator Pro.
Our YouTube Channel contains many videos to help you get the most of TNP. Related topics include Key Features of the TNP Web Planner and Web, Mobile and Desktop Platform Integration.
• Go to TerrainNavigator.com and log into your account.
If you forgot your username and password, these can be found by opening the File menu of Terrain Navigator Pro on your PC, and choosing Preferences, Subscription and User Account.
• If you are already logged in, click your username, then select Dashboard.
• Click the Projects button.
• Select a project from the list (or create a new one)
• In the Owner Tools, click on Activate/Edit Project.
Our search database includes roughly 10 million geographical names throughout the world. Use the search bar to quickly find places.
• Type place name into search bar (e.g., Crater Lake, OR). Hit the Enter key.
• Select from the list of places below the search bar. The map jumps to the place's location. Zoom out or zoom into the map with the +/- tools in the upper left of the screen.
Click the Tools icon in in the upper right corner. Select from 11 tools to help you create and edit projects.
Drag/Select: Use this tool to drag the map or to select items on the map.
Ruler: Measure distances between two points.
Custom Printed Map: Send your map details to our sister site MyTopo.com to create a custom large-format printed map. Maps are printed and shipped to your doorstep within 24 hours.
Undo: Made a mistake? No problem. Hit the Undo button.
Add Marker: Select to drop a marker onto the map.
Draw Route: Select to draw a route (open or closed loop) on the map.
Draw Track: Freehand: Use your mouse to free-draw a track.
Draw Track: Point to Point: Use your mouse to draw tracks with mouse clicks.
Draw Track: Follow Streets: Use your mouse to quickly draw tracks along streets.
Add GeoPin: Tap this button to add a GeoPin (photo or video) to your map.
Print at Home: Select to print a navigation-ready map at home.
Upload GPX: Select to upload a GPS (.GPX) file from your computer. GPX files can be created from most popular GPS units, including those from Garmin, Magellan, and DeLorme.
PROJECT OPTIONS AREA
Tap the Project Options area to see all the info related to your project. You will see a list of markers, tracks, routes, and geopins. In addition, you can access advanced settings and rename your project. Most importantly, this is where you save your project to your TNP account. Once a project is saved to your account, you can access it and navigate with it using TNP mobile (automatically - as they use the same TNP cloud for storage) or on TNP PC desktop (using Project Synchronization to TNP Mobile.)
Select the Map Types icon and pick from a wide variety of map types to help edit your project. No map is perfect or has all the info you may need. Switch between map types to get a better understanding of the area, including its terrain, topography, streets and trails.
There are a selection of pre-defined layers that can be added to the map. These include grids, public land boundaries, and various weather/temperature options reflecting current conditions.
HOME: PROJECT DETAILS
Press the Home button to save the project (if changes were made) and return to the Project Details screen. Here you can view the project (without editing it) and get information on its contents as well as make certain edits. Click Return to Projects to exit this window and select a different project for viewing, activation, and editing.