After reading this article you'll 
  • know how to create a KML layer
  • know how to import a KML layer  


KML is an XML-based file format for displaying information in a geographic context. 

Since KML can be uploaded and placed as a layer, it is a format used in Conducttr for transferring geodata in the InfoMap channel.

Working with KML layers
Allows you to overlay points of interest on the InfoMap
  • Overlay key points of interest
  • Transfer geodata into the InfoMap channel

Creating a KML layer


1. Navigate to myMaps
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2. Create a new map
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3. Give your map a title and layer a name
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4. Find your locations by using the search bar at the top
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5. Click the + button to add these locations to your layer
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6. Repeat steps 4 &5 with different locations. 

To differentiate your points you can give them icons and colours by hovering on the locations and clicking on the bucket icon on the right hand side.
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7. Export Data: Once you have added all of your locations, export your layer into a KML file.

Click on the three dots > Export data > KML/KMZ
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8. Ensure to tick the bottom box and click download. 
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Importing a KML Layer  


In the player view navigate to Layers > Add KML layer > Attach the KML file > click Add
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This layer will now be added to your InfoMap. You can overlay different layers by following the steps above.
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