Have you always wanted to get to know your home better? Do you have to entertain the kids somehow? Or maybe you just have some more time and want to make your first map?
Then let’s start and
map your home with our new symbol set.
The following three steps will give you a good start.
#1: If you are not yet working with OCAD, download and install
. Choose the Orienteering Edition. OCAD Trial
#2: Download the
from our MapYourHome_SymbolSet.ocd or directly website . here
#3: Watch this
on YouTube, which helps you to set up a map. short video
Fantasy Home Sample Map
If you want to learn more about OCAD and how to use it, please go to the
OCAD Quick Start Wiki page. For more advanced users, we can recommend the Tutorial Drawing Orienteering Maps in OCAD.
Choosing the right map scale for a project, be it a mapping or a course setting project, is not difficult in most cases.
However, it can quickly become complicated depending on the requirements.
Example: How to approach a
? Long Distance competition with three different scales
We have created an OCAD Wiki page
which deals with this topic, both in terms of mapping and course setting. Map Scale
Certainly worth a look!
For many years, a vision of OCAD has been to
create a usable orienteering map with just one click.
With the latest
we have come a step closer to our vision. OCAD Update
Thanks to freely accessible geodata, excellent maps for Switzerland and Finland can be created with the
. The trend towards freely available geodata can also be observed in other countries and we hope to be able to include these countries in the function as well in near future. New Map Wizard
More information is available in the
. The whole auto-generated Jukola 2020 Map Rovaniemi can be downloaded OCAD Wiki . here
Note: The geodata import for Finland and Switzerland is still a Beta version. Feedback is welcome.
Extract of auto-generated map from Jukola 2020 in Rovaniemi.
Extract from auto-generated sprint map of Baar.