What is a Bing map?

Bing is a search engine produced by Microsoft. Bing Maps is its map service. To use a Bing map, you need an API (Application Programming Interface) key. For more information, see this link.

How to upload a Bing map to Materials?

  1. Go to Materials. Click + Map and choose Bing from the drop-down menu. 

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  2. Enter the Bing API key of your organization in the window that opens.


  3. Once Maptionnaire has established a connection to the server, the map should be visible in the area that was grey in the previous window. You can now:

    • Name the map.
    • Write a Description for it (to be displayed in the item card). 
    • Write a Control label or the map layer name that will be used in the map menu of the questionnaire if several map layers are in use.
    • Choose the type of Bing map that you want to use from Imagery set.
    • Customize the Bing map
  4. Finally, click Create item, or Save if you are editing the settings after creating the item.


How do I use this map in a questionnaire?

For more information on how to use maps in questionnaires, please see Questionnaire backgrounds

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