6 Click Connect to start the GPS device.
The GPS Device Connection Status message box opens.
Reposition the message box or click OK to close it. The current status is
always displayed on the GPS tab in the Options dialog box.
NOTE If you are having difficulty connecting to a GPS device, verify that it
is a supported device (page 7) and that it is properly installed.
7 Optional: By default the Use This Connection at Startup option is
checked, so the GPS device will be connected and ready the next time
you start Design Review. To disable the GPS device until you connect it
in the Options dialog box, uncheck the Use This Connection at
Startup check box.
After you have configured the installed GPS device and established a
connection, in GPS Mode, you can use a georeferenced map to identify your
current location. In GPS Mode, as the GPS device moves, the georeferenced
map moves based on the GPS refresh rate interval that you set during
The My Coordinates icon is always centered on the canvas. If the coordinates
of your current location are not on the first sheet, Design Review automatically
attempts to load the correct georeferenced map, if it is available. When GPS
Mode is disabled, the My Coordinates icon is no longer displayed on the
NOTE If a GPS device is connected but not detected, the GPS device must be
configured. If no signal is detected, the My Coordinates icon displays a question
Any markup can be added to a georeferenced map, but doing so turns off GPS
Mode. You can use 2D measure tools for most georeferenced maps. However,
if a map does not contain a published coordinate system and the units are
latitude and longitude, the measure-related tools are disabled.
To identify your current location on a georeferenced map
1 Display the georeferenced map on the canvas.
2 If necessary, configure and connect to the GPS device.
3 On the Map toolbar, click GPS Mode.
The My Coordinates icon
indicates your current location on the
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