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Map settings

Map settings allow you to define how you want to view information on the map.

You can find the map settings by clicking the menu icon on the top right corner of the map:

Then, select the Map settings option. A panel will pop up with settings that you can change:

Settings are the following:

Section Setting Description
General   Show areas on all maps Select which areas (Places types and zones) you want to be always visible on the maps.
Show trails from Select for which vehicles and for which period you want the past routes of the vehicles to be shown, when several vehicles are shown at once (last position view mode).
When clicking a vehicle from the list

Select the map mode (last position view mode or path view mode) that you want to be applied when you select a vehicle on the map. You have two options:

  • Change to Path Mode - if map is not in Full path mode view mode before selecting the vehicle, set map to Path view mode.
  • Keep current Map Mode - no changes are made to Map mode that is currently selected.
Open panel when selecting a vehicle

Select which panel opens on the bottom of the screen when a vehicle is selected (trips panelgraphs panelroutes panel, do not open). To know more about the trips panel and the graphs panel, click here. To know more about the routes panel, click here.

Show corridors

Select the mode in which the corridors will be shown on the map. You have three options:

  • Show selected corridors- It is shown on the map all corridors, regardless of having currently associated alarms
  • Show selected corridors with active or pending alarms– It is shown on the map only corridors for which there is currently at least one vehicle with a corridor with alarms associated, regardless of that alarm having already started to be controlled or not.

Show selected corridors with active alarms - It is shown on the map only corridors for which there is currently at least one vehicle with a corridor exit alarm associated, and that alarm has already started to be controlled, i.e. the conditions set in Detection Starts when field of the alarm description, have been met.

Vehicle list   Fields to show

Select which data you want to use to identify vehicles on the list of vehicles. For that, use the options available on the drop down menus of this field:

By default, the license plate will be shown, but you can select other data (up to 2 elements): License plate, Driver, Speed (when moving)/stop duration (when stopped), Manufacturer, Vehicle Model, Vehicle type, Odometer, Cost, Free fields 1 to 5 (click here for more information about the free fields) and Tachograph work state and Route code.

Fields to show in the vehicle marker

Select which data you want to use to be displayed in the vehicles marker. For that, use the options available on the drop down menus of this field:

By default, the license plate will be shown, but you can select other data (up to 2 elements): License plate, Driver, Speed (when moving)/stop duration (when stopped), Manufacturer, Model, Vehicle type, Odometer, Cost, Free fields 1 to 5 (click here for more information about the free fields), Tachograph work state, Route code and None.

If you are interested in having the route code displayed on the vehicle marker when the vehicle is executing the route, you will be able to see the following (where YY-XX-00 is the license plate and 57 is the route code):

Please note that with only one element, the vehicle marker will have its size reduced:

Therefore, if you want to have a small vehicle marker, you are able to select the option None for both elements:

And the output will be:

Fields to show in vehicle infobox

Select which data you want to use to be displayed in the vehicle’s infobox. For that, use the options available on the drop down menus of this field:

By default, the first field will show the License plate and the second will be None. You can select the following options: License plate, Driver, Speed (when moving)/stop duration (when stopped), Model, Vehicle type, Odometer, Cost, Free field 1…5, Tachograph work state and Route code.

Note that the option selected for the first field will not be available for selection of the drop down list of the second field.

Clustering Clustering level for vehicles

To know more about clustering level for vehicles, click here.

Clustering level for places

To know more about clustering level for places, click here.

Place Place size marker

Define the size of the place icons that are displayed on the map. Note that this feature can be very useful in case you have many places defined and they are covering a lot of the map. It provides you a better visualization experience.

For that, use the place size marker bar:

and select between Small, Medium or Large sized icons.

Waypoints  Occurrences way points size (alarms, start points, etc…)

Definition of the size of the event icons (alarms, trip starting points, etc…). If you wish to redefine the size of the event icons, use this bar:

and select between Small, Medium or Large sized icons.

Arrow way points size

Definition of the size of the arrow way points size (indicator of the direction of the vehicle’s path). If you wish to redefine the size of the arrow way points size, use this bar:

and select between Small, Medium or Large sized icons.

Map options  Last position mode

Definition of the map behaviour after an auto refresh, in last position mode. The auto-refresh is performed every minute.
By clicking on the drop down menu button, you can choose the behaviour of the map after an auto-refresh:

  • Center and auto zoom – Every minute the map will auto-zoom and re-center, to show the last position of all the fleet’s vehicles.
  • Do not center nor auto zoom – This is the default option. This options does not center nor auto-zoom. It is useful if you zoom in manually to a part of your fleet and you don’t want Frotcom to again zoom out and re-center every minute.
Full path mode

Definition of the map behaviour after an auto refresh, in full path mode. The auto-refresh is performed every minute.
By clicking on the drop down menu button, you can choose the behaviour of the map after an auto-refresh:

  • Center and auto zoom – Every minute the map will auto-zoom and re-center, to show the full path of the vehicle in the period.
  • Center on vehicle and do not auto zoom – This option centers the map on the last received position while keeping the last zoom level (manually set by you if you manipulated the map, or previously set by Frotcom when a new vehicle is chosen, if you did not manipulate the map). It is useful if you want to follow up closely a vehicle not paying attention to older positions.
  • Do not center nor auto zoom – This is the default option. This options does not center nor auto-zoom. It is useful if want to focus your attention on an area, for instance a customer or district, and wait until a vehicle comes inside that area.
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