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  1. I would like to make a map of the outlaws for one, James gang Liberty bank john hardy was doing what? the come stock load was hit? like a p

    theres had to of been more going on in this country than just the civil war,The rest of united states dint just hold there breath and didn't do any thing.

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    • If I want maps of a city I don't want maps of the whole state or the world. Can material of large area coverage be excluded from a search

      If I want maps of a city I don't want maps of the whole state or the world. Can material of much larger area coverage be excluded from a search if you look at a small area?

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      • Put old maps over real map

        Project these old maps onto a modern accurate map, make easy and quick way to switch between different maps (between old and modern maps, and between old and other old maps).
        It would be very really great and interesting.

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        • Support inbound links with single points

          I'd like to be able to link to the service from an external site where I have X,Y coordinates for a place, but not the bounded area, which is what the current URLs use (bbox=X1,Y1,X2,Y2). At the moment, I can set X1 and X2 to be the same, and Y1 and Y2 to be the same, which sort of works - except it defaults to the closest zoom level.

          Is there any code I can use to link using a single point, or else to reset the zoom once the map is centred?

          Thanks...

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          • 6 votes
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              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
            • include a map scale

              Include a sliding map scale like found on Google maps so you have an idea of how far apart close towns are. Or be able to somehow tell.

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              • Idea

                I took note of the "Media Information" window to the left of the WYSIWYG and was surprise to view a lack of citation. How do we properly cite these maps? I suggest providing a proper citation field!

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                  • Highlighting the area covered by the first map in the list is confusing while zooming in.

                    Wait until I mouse over the map list to show the area highlighted. It's confusing to see a random area being highlighted all the time while zooming in.

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                    • The search function on the home page is not working!

                      The search function on the home page is not working!

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                      • One feature that would be really useful is to have an option to search for maps that only fit completely within the search box.

                        That way when I search for say Massachusetts I don't get maps of all of New England or the Eastern Half of the US. That would really help to find quickly the small scale maps that show land change etc.

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                          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                        • Search results filtered by scale?

                          Would it be possible to filter results by scale, as at present searching say for 'Fulham' returns a large number of maps at assorted scales up to the whole world?

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                            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                          • Show what existed in the specified time range

                            Searched for Morgantown, (West) Virginia, USA for 1760-1780 time period. Map showed Cheat Lake which did not exist until major dam constructed around 200 years later. Map showed towns that did not exist until late 19th century. Map showed Morgantown, which did not exist until 1784 -- outside the specified time range. While map showed towns, it did not show the very important Magisterial District boundaries and identify them. On a scale of one to 10, 10 being best, I would rate the map a 2 for accuracy, 8 for speed of compilation.

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                              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                            • faded focal box

                              it's frustrating that the box focusing on the area of interest results in a faded view, rather than a sharper view with well-adjusted contrast

                              (how many cookies did you have to process to know i work in Tompkins County NY?? that's CREEPY!)

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                                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                              • Search/Filter improvements

                                When I have the map focused on the southern UK, and search on Middlesex (there are maps in the right hand panel with Middlesex in their title) is takes me to Middlesex in the USA.

                                I would expect it to filter the list on the right by my text criterion. I believe it needs both a map search (with a better gazetteer than it currently has) and a right hand map list filter.

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                                • Add ability to embed content within iframe or similar on other sites..

                                  The above ability already exists on the David Rumsey collection, makes sense to roll it out here as well.

                                  When linked images can be embedded more context can be written about the relevance of the map to the specific needs of a given project or piece of research.

                                  It would be helpful if you could also fix a view for that iframe rather than the whole map etc. This may be a rights issue on these maps but it would be very useful from research point of view.

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                                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                  • have a shorter timeline bar

                                    Long gap between the start of the time line bar and the date of first maps included
                                    (comment from demonstration done at Gerald Aylmer Seminar)

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                                    • have a way to sort thumbnail listings by date?

                                      (comment from demonstration done at Gerald Aylmer Seminar)

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                                      • Improve autocomplete - to suggest fulltext

                                        The autocomplete should suggest next to the place names also use of the text in fulltext filters

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