Chart support

A ‘Chart window’ was just introduced in Mapton, the intended use is to display charts when clicking on a map object or similar. The chart can easily be fed with data or to be replaced with a very customized chart object.

Mapton Measure Up

The WorldWind MapEngine just got a measuring tool that measures the following geometries:

  • Line
  • Path
  • Polygon
  • Circle
  • Ellipse
  • Square
  • Rectangle

The geometries can easily be exported as a KML file for use with Google Earth et al.

Colorized bookmarks

Mapton now supports colorized bookmarks.

It’s up to each map engine to use the bookmarks color and ME WorldWind is the first one out to do just that.

Hello Wikipedia!

It is now possible to browse Wikipedia articles from within Mapton. The list in the lower right corner is populated with a location based search in the map’s context menu.

Grid Painter part 2

The Grid Painter now supports the painting of custom local grids in any supported coordinate system. The next step is to add a nice label rendering.


A new feature just landed in Mapton, a Report “container”. It’s just a normal window with a tree view to the left and available space in the center.

When creating a report one has only to hook up to the extension point and then the platform will take care of the rest.

A simple bookmark report has been included but I know of report implementations that connects to external databases, generates files,  and so on. Mapton is ready to display your report – the rest is up to the plugin developer.

Zoom extents

It’s now possible to pan and zoom to the extents of a group of bookmarks.

Grid Painter

Now there is a Grid Painter module for WorldWind in Mapton.

Support for custom and much more local grids will be added in the (near?) future. Until then, enjoy this one.