• Map_Layout

last modified January 22, 2008 by sonali


Add Note:

and Login button live on the top left of the map. These three in combination are persistent navigation. 




Title, Description, Comments, Layers and History. This is the top level overview information on the map.

  1. The Layers allow the user to toggle multiple set of data that has been recorded on the map. 
  2. Comments and History both are related to the map not a note.  



Add a Note and Popup Detail.

  1. To add a note the user will drag and drop it onto the map.
  2. The user has 4 or 5 predefined note types. (we need to define these from the users...)
  3. The user can Delete, Move, Save or Cancel the note.
  4. Move: will close the popup - move it to the new location and reopen the popup
  5. The user can also type in the street location and city that will place the note in a specific address



  1. When a Note is created features such as Comments, History and Share are all appended to it.
  2. The navigation in the bottom of the popup allows the user to view comments, history and sharing information.
  3. The user is also able to delete, move, save or cancel the edits.


Comments Details: View and Leave a Comment

  1. When the user clicks on the Comments link in the popup or in the comments tab of the side bar this area is opened up.
  2. There is a link to the RSS feed of comments.
  3. Meta data of person who commented, date and time is available.
  4. Description of the comment.
  5. Once the user scrolls down to the end of the comments there is a Leave a Comment form. 

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History - Pinning the map down so that onion skin can be drawn for a particular Note.

  1. The user goes to the History link by either clicking on "history" in the popup or on the "History Tab" 
  2. On doing so the map grays out and a series nodes appear indicating the history of that Note.
  3. If there are multiple instances of a Note their opacity increases with the progression of the note.
  4. On clicking any one of the instances the hisotry of that instance pops up.
  5. The user can revert to a previous instance - making it the latest one. This does not override any of the instance of this Note.
  6. The user can also subscribe to the RSS feed of History.