Tutorial - Plus

How to use the MapChart Plus version features.

You must have a MapChart Plus account to use this page.

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Welcome to MapChart Plus!

Below you can find a short tutorial on using all the new, MapChart Plus-only, features:

  • My Maps
  • My Palette
  • Dark theme
  • Extra map themes
  • No ads

Use the Account menu from the navigation bar to log in or out, check out your account settings, and more.

If you need any help, you can always contact me via the feedback page or with an e-mail to [email protected] .

Have fun making maps!

My Maps

As a MapChart Plus user, you can save your map configurations to your account and load them again whenever you want, from any device. No need to download and upload text files any more, though it is still available.

Saving to My Maps

  1. When you want to save your progress on a map, hit the Save or Save as... button at the left edge of the map.
  2. Select a name for your map configuration or keep the default one, and hit Save.
  3. Your map settings are now saved.
  4. You can keep working on your map and hit Save again to save your progress under the same configuration, or use Save as... to create a map configuration with a new name.

Loading from My Maps

  1. When you want to load one of your saved map configurations to a map, hit the Load button at the left edge of the map.
  2. All your saved maps for the current map page will be shown.
  3. Hit the Load option to load the map configuration you want on your map.
  4. Warning! Your current map progress will be overwritten. Use Undo to go back if you need.

The My Maps page

  1. On the My Maps page, you can check all your saved map configurations for all map pages.
  2. Use the Load option to open the respective map page and load the map configuration at once!
  3. You can also Delete a map configuration, or Export it to a text (.txt) file.
  4. Use the Export All button at the bottom to download all your map configurations as text files (.txt) in a zip folder.

My Palette

Save your favourite colors and patterns to your account and find them easily when coloring your maps.

Saving to My Palette

  1. While editing your map, open any color picker (e.g. the Select color... color picker) and select More Colors > or More Patterns.
  2. Select your custom color or input its hex value (e.g. #a8435b), or create your custom pattern, and hit Add to My Palette ❤️.
  3. The color (or pattern) is now saved.
  4. You can also right-click on a color from the Default color palette to add/remove it from My Palette.

Using colors/patterns from My Palette

  1. While editing, open any color picker (e.g. the Select color... color picker) and go to the My Palette tab.
  2. All your saved colors and patterns are shown.
  3. Click on the one you want to use to select it.

The My Palette page

  1. On the My Palette page, you can check all your saved colors and patterns.
  2. Use the Add color to palette color picker to add more colors or patterns to your favourites
  3. You can also remove a color or pattern from My Palette,by clicking on it at the list on the right.

Dark theme

Use the brand new dark theme for MapChart's UI.

Change your preferred theme via the UI settings on any map page or the account settings page.

Extra map themes

Use the MapChart Plus-only map themes for your maps.

Change your preferred theme via the UI settings on any map page or the account settings page.

No advertisements

You should not be seeing any ads while using MapChart as a logged-in user.

Settings

Visit your account settings page to:

  • Check basic information about your account.
  • Change your display name.
  • Set your site-wide settings for Theme and Map Theme.
  • Access your security options, like changing e-mail, password, or deleting your account.