As a basic Search you can try to get closer to any place of interest on the Map by scrolling-up or using the +
And historical persons/ events related to location will appear on the map
You can also narrow down your search by use of
1. Time Frame
Select one of the areas or select one of the centuries from the list.
Select one or several areas of interest
3. Advanced options
Or use combinations of all the above options.
You can always use the Free text search.
Smart zoom shrinks the map to show only the area with the results of your search.
Clear map removes all the items from the map.
Load map allows loading maps from Map Depot.
As a registered user you can add new items (persons or events) to Xchrono Map.
You can right-click on the Map at the place of interest and select Create new item here:
You will get a New Item template with Latitude and Longitude filled in.
Or, if you know the exact location of the Item you want to add, you can open the New Item template from the User Zone/ Items menu and fill in Latitude and Longitude.
Select what kind of Item you are about to add – Person or Event.
Fill in the Name, Description and the Time Period and press Next.
Select the Areas the Item is related to.
You can add any external web link by pasting the URL into Link edit-box.
If you want the link to be shown under another name just fill in the corresponding Name box.
You can relate the Item to the items added previously or Public Items. As a result you can easily display Related Items on the Map.
Find out the Item you want to add as Related, select the check-box and press Add Selected.
Press Save to save your Item.
You can edit or delete a saved Item by accessing it from Items menu.
You can save the items displayed on the Map as a private Map.
Use the Save Map button.
Fill in Map Title and Description and press Submit.
Your Map is saved and could be loaded from the Maps menu.
You can share a saved Map with friends by emailing the Map's URL.