|A userís guide to Norguide|
Map navigation Zoom in - Enlarge the desired section of the map by activating the button
and click + hold + draw a square in the
Zoom out - by using the zoom bar. You can move around in the map by using the pan tool. Activate the tool by clicking the button
. Click thereafter on a place in the map and hold the mousebutton down while
draging the map in the desired direction. Release the mousebutton to stop the panning.
Editing the route
The route description
Find a place
Be aware of that the mapextent after zooming in can be a bit smaller than the square in the map.
You may also use the zoom bar:
Zoom in - Enlarge the desired section of the map by activating the button
and click + hold + draw a square in the
Zoom out - by using the zoom bar.
You can move around in the map by using the pan tool. Activate the tool by clicking the button . Click thereafter on a place in the map and hold the mousebutton down while draging the map in the desired direction. Release the mousebutton to stop the panning.
Enter an address or place name in the From and To fields
and click Next >
You may for instance submit address and/or municipality, or just the first letters in a place name. If the data you submit is imprecise you will be presented with several options to choose from.
Stopovers? Do you want to drive through specific places on your journey? Click Add new viapoint and insert an address or a place name in the appropriate field.
Choose using the marker Another way to choose From and To addresses is to mark them on the map with . Activate the cursor and click where you want to go on the map. Then choose if the site clicked is a departure, destination or a stopover.
Alternatives You may change settings by choosing between Fastest route,
Shortest route or Tourist route. In the last case you may choose which tourist
road to drive. If you are unsure about the locations and features of the tourist
roads, you can access information on the tourist roads on
|Editing the travel route|
You may edit your travel route by using the arrows
attached to the departure / destination /
stopover fields, submitting new values in any of the fields, or
changing the settings. When you have edited your travel route, click .
|The route description|
When the departure, arrival and possible stopovers are selected, you will be
presented with a travel route. The travel route will be marked as a blue line on
the map, presenting you with a description of which roads to follow, the
distances involved as well as a time schedule. Click
to see all details.
|Find a place|
Enter an address, city or a place and click . You may submit a full
address and municipality name, or just the first letters in a place. In the
latter case, or if the submitted data is inaccurate, you will be provided with
several options to choose from.
You choose the amount of information available on the screen by clicking Map details
beneath the map. Click the squares to turn information on
Some details in the map can not bee turned on if the scale on the map is to big. These checkboxes will bee disabled, until you have zoomed the map enough.
Some points on the map, such as railway stations, provide additional information when you move the mouse cursor over them. This is also the case for your Departure / Intermediate points / Destination.
The Cost matrix tells you the distances and estimated travel times between
different locations in Norway. To enter a city into the distance table, select
it in the left frame and click Select. Alternatively you may press Ctrl
and select multiple cities all at once. Remove a city by selecting it and
When you are satisfied with you selected cities, click Make cost matrix.
The cost matrix allows you to choose between two views: shortest route and fastest route.
Also notice the pre-generated cost matrix with the 20 largest cities in Norway. You will find this by following the link on the left hand side in the cost matrix window.