Usability Improvements to Mapping

Measurements, close-up views, keyboard control, and more

We've just rolled out a number of tweaks to the mapping experience to improve your productivity, among them the following:

While editing areas and plantings, you are now able to see their measurements on the map itself, instead of looking at the form on the side of the map.



By zooming in fully on a bed, it shows its plantings more precisely located and differentiated, so that you can use Tended even in tight spaces, like with seed trays.


Quickly and precisely positioning areas and plantings is now easier with support for keyboard-arrow controls : each key-press of an arrow will move the item 1 inch in the direction of the arrow, or you can move by 1 foot at a time by holding down the key while pressing the arrow. (Pro tip: you can also hold down the arrow keys rather than repeatedly pressing them.)


Use optional growing-area templates to speed up the creation of areas having common sizes, such as seed trays.

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