1. eSpatial Academy
  2. Course 1 - eMapping
  3. Module 2 – Organizing Maps and Workspaces

Module 2 - Class 3: Saving Maps (Save and Save as)

Overview - This class will take you through the different ways to save your map.


Learning Objectives – Getting a complete understanding of the different ways to save your map, using Save, Save as, and Save as New Workspace.

Save as new Map

You can save or create a copy of your map using the Save button in your control panel. Unsaved changes to your map are displayed by the orange attention icon on the save button.    

(Class 3) Save Icon

To save your map click on the Save button and then click Save.

(Class 3) Save

You can create a copy of your map by selecting the save icon and then selecting Save as. This will then open the Save as window. Enter your new map name and click on Done to save your new map.  

(Class 3) Save as

Save as new Workspace

If someone has shared a map within a team account and you open that map, you will get the option to Save as new workspace when you click on the Save button. This saves the shared map as a copy within a new workspace (owned by you) in your library.  

To save a map as a new workspace click the save icon, then select Save as new workspace.  This will open the Save as new workspace window, where you can enter the name of your new workspace.

(Class 3) Save as new workspace