Configuring the map

Move the map

By default, the service displays the map of your city or region.

To view a different area, left-click and drag the map in the appropriate direction.

Change the map type

In the top-right corner of the page, click and select one of the Yango Maps display modes:

  • Map to see roads, buildings, and other map items.

  • Satellite to see photographs of an area taken from space.

  • Hybrid to see satellite images with additional details from the map (street names, addresses, and other related information).

Display mode doesn't affect other map functions, such as the search, route planning, or map dragging.

Enable the day and night map

In the top-right corner of the page, click and select Day and night map. In this mode, the map shows five layers:

  • Day
  • Civil twilight
  • Nautical twilight
  • Astronomical twilight
  • Night

The position of layers on the map is updated in real time.

You can view the position of layers on any date and at any time by moving the sliders at the bottom of the page. To return to the real-time update mode, click Reset.

Rotate or tilt the map

You can rotate and tilt the map only in Map mode.

Attention. This feature is not supported on outdated and low-power devices.

To control the tilt and rotation of the map, you can use:

  • The compass button .

    To tilt the map, click 3D. To reset the map tilt, click 2D.

    To rotate the map, hold down the left mouse button and turn the outer ring of the compass.

    The red arrow on the compass points north.

  • Mouse and keyboard.

    Click and hold Ctrl and the left mouse button. Move the mouse to rotate or tilt the map.

To return the map to its original position, click the outer compass ring once.

At small scale, the tilt resets automatically.

Change the map scale

To change the map scale, you can use:

  • The buttons and .

  • The mouse wheel: Scroll backward to zoom out and forward to zoom in.

  • Mouse buttons: Zoom in with a double left-click on the map, zoom out with a double right-click.

  • The right mouse button:

    1. Click the map.

    2. Without releasing the button, move the mouse in the appropriate direction.

      By moving the mouse, you will highlight an area on the map.

    3. Release the button.

      The highlighted area will shift to the center of the map, and the map will zoom in.

Measure distance

You can measure the distance on the map along straight and curved lines (for example, to trace a street).

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In the top-right corner of the page, click . Make sure that Ruler is selected in the selector that appears on the left.

    To disable this feature, click this button again.

  2. Select the starting point for the measurement.

  3. Select the next points. The length of the entire line will display next to the last point.

    You can adjust the resulting line. To do this, click any point and drag it to another place.

    If you click the line anywhere, a new point appears. You can also drag it around the map.

  4. Click any point. You'll see the distance from the starting point to the selected point displayed next to it.
  5. To delete a point, double-click it.

    To delete the entire line, click next to the end point.

  6. To disable the ruler and delete the entire line, click next to the end point.

Measure the area

You can measure the area of an arbitrary polygon.

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In the top-right corner of the page, click . Select Planimeter in the selector that appears on the left.

  2. Select the starting point for the measurement on the map.

  3. Select the next points to form a polygon.

  4. You can adjust the resulting polygon. To do this, click any point and drag it to another place.

    If you click the line anywhere, a new point appears. You can also drag it around the map.

    To delete a point, double-click it.

  5. You can drag the polygon to another place on the map.

  6. To delete the entire polygon, click next to the end point.

    To delete the polygon and disable the planimeter, click next to the end point.

Print a map

  1. Click and select Print. A preview window opens.

  2. Zoom in and out on the map and drag it around if you need to.

  3. Select:

    • Page format:

      • A3 (420 × 297 mm).

      • A4 (210 × 297 mm).

      • B4 (250 × 353 mm).

      • B5 (176 × 250 mm).

      • Letter (216 × 279 mm).

      • Legal (216 × 356 mm).

    • Page orientation:

      • Portrait: The vertical side of the sheet is longer.

      • Landscape: The horizontal side of the sheet is longer.

  4. Write a comment if you need to. This text is printed below the map.

  5. Click Print.

  6. Select the printer and printing options.

    Click Print.