Overview of rotating the map orientation

ArcPad enables you to rotate the map based on your own orientation. Map orientation is extremely useful in the field when you want to angle the map to match what you are observing or collecting or to navigate with your GPS receiver.


Automatic map rotation using a GPS: You can set the rotation of the map to automatically update when connected to a GPS receiver so that the map is orientated in the direction of travel. See ‘Navigating with your GPS’, for more information.