Places View

Images organized by location using the Places feature are represented by pins on the Places view map at the locations where the images were taken.

To enter Places view
Do one of the following:
  • To show the location information for images across the entire Aperture Library, select Places in the Library inspector.

    Figure. Places item selected in the Library inspector.
  • To show the location information for images in a specific item in the Library inspector, select an item in the Library inspector, then click the Places button in the toolbar.

    Figure. Places button in the toolbar.

The main window switches to Places view. All images that have location information are represented by red pins on the map.

Searching and Navigation Controls

In Places view, you can search for locations where your images were shot, navigate to locations, zoom in to the map to view locations in detail, and change map views.

Figure. Controls in Places view.
  • Zoom slider and buttons: Use the Zoom slider and buttons to zoom in to and out of the map.
  • Places Path Navigator pop-up menus: Choose a location to display in Places view from one of the Places Path Navigator pop-up menus.
  • Search field: Enter text; locations whose names match the text you entered appear in the search results list below.
  • Overview Map pane: Use the Overview Map pane to quickly move the field of view to another location on the map. Drag the red rectangle to change the view.
  • Overview Map Pane button: Click this button to open and close the Overview Map pane.
Map View Controls

There are three map views you can use within Places view.

Figure. Satellite, Road, and Terrain buttons in Places view.
  • Satellite button: Click this button to set the map to show detailed satellite-stitched images. In this map view only, a Show Labels checkbox appears. Select this checkbox to display overlays of major streets and highways when the Satellite view is shown.

    Note: Not all areas have detailed satellite images.

  • Road button: Click this button to set the map to show roads.
  • Terrain button: Click this button to set the map to show topography and elevations.
Location and GPS Controls

Use these controls to move location pins in Places view, work with GPS data, remove location information, and show and hide location badges on images.

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  • Move Pins button: Click this button to move location pins.