Digimap comes of age

Those with long memories will remember the launch of Digimap on 10th January 2000.  This means that the service has just turned 18! Much has changed since then, with a move from a single mapping application to “lite” and advanced versions through to the recently updated Roam mapping application available today. Changes in web mapping […]

Mapathons

On a recent visit to the University of Exeter the Digimap team learned of their regular Mapathon sessions.  Dr Damien Mansell from the University of Exeter’s Department of Geography has kindly written a short piece about their mapathons for this blog: The second week of November was an important one for Geographers and Geography departments around […]

New Digimap Roam for all Collections

On 30th November 2017, we released Beta versions of our new Roam mapping application for all Digimap Collections. Log in to Digimap and click on each Collection to find the link to each new Roam: The functionality of the new application remains the same, but we hope you agree that the updated look is easier […]

Beta version of OS Roam now available

On 3rd October 2017, we released a Beta version of a new Roam mapping client for Digimap’s Ordnance Survey Collection.  OS Roam – Beta is available next to the existing version, simply log in to the Digimap service and select Ordnance Survey Collection to view the new beta version: Whilst the functionality remains the same, we hope you […]

Digimap Service Disruption: 16th May 2017

Digimap will be making use of an extended “at risk” period on Tuesday 16th May 2017 and will be UNAVAILABLE between 08.30 and 12.00 hours. We will endeavour to restore full service as quickly as possible. However, during this period it will not be possible to log in to Digimap or to retrieve requested data.  Any […]

Meridian 2 data on the move

In March 2017 Ordnance Survey withdrew the Meridian 2 dataset from their portfolio.  It remains available within Digimap, but has moved within the Data Download application from Vector Data to the Withdrawn Datasets category. Both national and tiled coverages are still available here.  Documentation about this dataset can also be found in the help pages: Meridian […]

Chart Roam – printing disabled

We have identified a problem with all print maps generated from Chart Roam.  While the maps on the screen are displayed at the correct scale, when printed the scale is altered and on paper is not what was requested.  The error applies to all map sizes and all print scales, to a greater or lesser extent.  We would advise you to check any prints made from Chart Roam.

As a result we have temporarily disabled the print function in Chart Roam until we are able to implement a solution to the problem. Since the solution is related to third party software used within Digimap, we do not yet have a time-frame for resolution.  As soon as we have further information we will post it here.

In the meantime, we suggest that prints of the HydroView Charts are best obtained by downloading the required chart from Marine Download and printing the required section using alternative desktop software such as PhotoShop.

Apologies for the inconvenience caused.