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?
Go to Materials. Click + Map and choose Bing from the drop-down menu.
Enter the Bing API key of your organization in the window that opens.
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
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