Ordnance Survey Maps Compass | Multi Legged Route
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Draw Multi Legged Route

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Clicking on the 'Draw Route' button will plot and draw a route to a marker at your selected point of destination. This is Yellow Marker 2 in the example below.

Click the 'Move to Next Point' button to move the compass to the next point, Yellow Marker 2 in this example. click the 'Move to Next Point' button to move the compass to the next point
Image 1: click the 'Move to Next Point' button to move the compass to the next point

At Yellow Marker 2, plan a new leg then click 'Draw Route' to set a new marker - Green Marker 3 in the example below. Plotting the third leg of a three-legged route
Image 2: Plotting the third leg of a three-legged route

Click the 'Move to Next Point' button to move the compass to the next point, Green Marker 3, and the three-legged route appears as shown below: The completed three-legged route
Image 3: The completed three-legged route

The route may now be saved and printed, or more legs added as required.

After saving the route and closing the Compass Tool, new legs may be added later by importing the route using the 'Import Route' menu button. The imported route will appear as Image 3 above.

You may hide the compass by clicking the 'Hide Compass' button as shown below. With the compass hidden, the Menu and Draw Route buttons will disappear. The three-legged route with the compass hidden
Image 4: The three-legged route with the compass hidden.

The 'Show Compass' button will return the compass to its position in Image 3 above and the Menu and Draw Route buttons will reappear.