Exporting map items

You can save items from your map to Yandex.Disk using one of the supported file types.

These files can be used to import map points to navigation programs that allow you to import GPS coordinates. You can also use these files with the Yandex.Maps API or to view and save data in other programs (such as Google Earth), etc.

Attention.

Only information about your map items is saved during exporting.

To export items:

  1. Click on Export in the Map type toolbar:

  2. In the Export map items form, choose a file type:

    File types:

  3. Click Save to Yandex.Disk.

    Your map items will be saved to Yandex.Disk in the Map Constructor / Export folder in the file format you chose with the following designation [Map name + Date + Time].

KML

KML (Keyhole Markup Language, Keyhole markup language): a format based on XML. For importing map items that you created in Map Constructor to a map created using the Yandex.Maps API or Google Earth.

This file type saves placemarks (coordinates, description, label and color), lines, and polygons.

See Displaying GPX and KML in the Yandex.Maps API documentation for an example of using KML files in the Yandex.Maps API.

If you open your file using a program designed for viewing this file type (such as Google Earth), you will see your map items:



XLSX

XLSX (Microsoft Excel spreadsheet).

This file type saves placemarks (coordinates, description, label). Columns: latitude, longitude, description, label:

CSV

CSV (Comma-Separated Values): a text format for presenting tabular data. This file type can be opened in text and table editors.

Text is divided into columns using special separator characters. To choose a separator, click the appropriate Separator: Comma, Semicolon, or Tab.

This file type saves placemarks (coordinates, description, label, number).

Coordinates are stored in the order [latitude, longitude].

If you open your file using a program designed for viewing this file type, you will see your map item data:

GPX

GPX (GPS eXchange Format): a text format for storing and exchanging GPS data based on XML. It can be used in GPS apps and the Yandex.Maps API (example). For example, you can use it to set routes.

This file type saves placemarks and lines (only coordinates for both).

GeoJSON

GeoJSON: a geo-data format based on JSON.

Supported by the Yandex.Maps API, OpenLayers, Leaflet, Bing Maps, and Yahoo! Maps and other cartographic services (example).

This file type saves placemarks (coordinates, description, label, number, color), lines (coordinates, description, color) and polygons (coordinates, description, color).

Coordinates are stored in the order [latitude, longitude].

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