Position marker type: Icon

This guide explains how to utilize icons as markers for vehicle positions. GpsGate provides a set of icons that can be used straight away. 

Enabling the icon option of position marker type:

1. In Site Admin, access the application properties.

2. Select the Properties > Position marker type > Icon

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3. Go to Privileges and Features section and enable the privileges under Icons (_UseIconsCategory)Enable just the icon categories you want to use in your application. You can read more about how to use your own icons here.

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4. Save the application.

Add the icon to the unit

1. Click right on the unit in the Vehicles list and select edit

2. Navigate to Marker

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3. The label color can be changed as you wish and then press the button +Pick from Icon Library 

4. Select the category, choose the icon, and press on button + Use Icon 

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5. Save the vehicle changes

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Results on the map

The vehicle position will be represented on the map with the Icon set.  This can be modified according to your preference or you can even import your custom icons. 

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Get more details about the vehicle

Set up the Marker attributes to retrieve additional information about the vehicle directly from the map.

This facilitates the display of various data such as speed, address, or any other input from the device on the vehicle's marker, streamlining the process.

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The Vehicle Status is another panel that can show all the variables and data that are coming from the device. 

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Custom icons

Once you have set the Icon market type, you can also use your icons.

Follow how to upload your own icons guide.