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HandyMap Route Planner


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Plan driving and transit routes, and create route maps from within your Office document.

You are planning an event and would like to review possible driving routes and include a map with driving directions in your Word document.

While planning logistics, you want to determine the optimal way-stop order and include a map showing possible routes to your distribution centers.

You are analyzing customer data in Excel, and would like to quickly check the transit times for your sales team to travel to the customer site.

Sound familiar? Then HandyMap Route Planner is the Office task pane add-in that you need. Perform all the above tasks and more without leaving your Office document. New Share Maps service now even makes it possible for you to share your maps with clients and co-workers using secure web links viewable from any browser or mobile device.

  • Directions lookup using proven Microsoft Maps technology.
  • Driving and transit directions with distance and time.
  • Route optimization to help you plan the most efficient order for route way-stops.
  • Round trip routing and round trip way-stop optimization.
  • Review alternate route options.
  • Road, Aerial, Bird's Eye and Streetside map views.
  • Easy address input aided by AutoSuggest type ahead.
  • Input places using latitude and longitude data.
  • Obtain place names and addresses from geo coordinates.
  • Callout labels to enable you to highlight the key details on your maps.
  • Utilize dynamic callouts to temporarily pin your map marker information.
  • Create region maps highlighting city, county, state and country boundaries.
  • Use custom region shapes to show specific areas of impact.
  • Create markers in a range of sizes.
  • Marker clustering renders overlapping markers as clustered groups.
  • Extensive customization for creating routes with custom colors, images and place descriptions.
  • Custom marker feature for creating markers using your own icons and logos.
  • Data import feature to get address points from your document in a single-click.
  • Highlight routes with distinct colors, markers and images.
  • One click copy of map image to your document.
  • Import step-by-step driving and transit directions into your document.
  • Marker library functionality for your frequently used custom icons and logos.
  • Save customized maps as part of your document and revisit as needed.

New in Version 1.8!

  • New Share Maps feature now makes it possible for you to allow others to view your custom maps.
  • Create secure web links of your maps to share through email, text, social media or on your web site.
  • Shared maps can be viewed on all popular web browsers and mobile devices.
  • Share Maps is a monthly subscription service available for evaluation in the add-in.
  • New Places View to enable you to plot stand-alone place and address data.
  • New Region View now lets you create area maps highlighting city, county, state and country boundaries.
  • Add custom shaped regions to highlight areas of impact.
  • Tri-state markers for setting different styles for the standard, hover and selected marker states.
  • Latitude and longitude input.
  • Get distance and time summary for your routes.

LICENSE TERMS: The HandyMap Route Planner add-in license is valid for a period of 1 year starting from the date of activation after the purchase of a product license. Upon expiry of the 1 year period, you may renew the add-in license by directly contacting AdaptPoint. Please visit the product page to learn more about the license terms.

Add-in capabilities
When this add-in is used, it
  • Can read and make changes to your document
  • Can send data over the Internet