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ContentTools User Guide

What is ContentTools?
ContentTools is a web tool where you can create, manage and share custom location and routing content for all of your Trimble MAPS solutions. With ContentTo...
Fri, 18 Mar, 2022 at 7:32 PM
Company Administration Page and Permissions
You can add and manage users of your ContentTools account on the Company Administration page. Click on the Company Administration button to go to open...
Fri, 13 Nov, 2020 at 6:55 PM
Creating Custom Places
With Content Tools, you can create, name and manage your own custom locations on the map. These custom places can define an individual business location, su...
Fri, 16 Sep, 2022 at 6:18 PM
Verified Places
The Trimble MAPS database includes millions of commercial locations across North America that serve the transportation industry, including distribution cent...
Fri, 18 Mar, 2022 at 3:20 PM
Creating Sites
In ContentTools, you can create custom Sites—predefined areas such as warehouses, shopping malls and business parks that include site-specific details for g...
Thu, 28 Oct, 2021 at 8:00 PM
Route Modifiers: Creating a New Avoid or Favor
In ContentTools, you can select road segments you want your vehicles to Avoid or Favor.  Avoid: An avoided road segment is effectively treated as if it we...
Mon, 24 May, 2021 at 5:10 PM
Route Modifiers: Creating a New Road Closure
Road Closures are restrictions for specific road segments that are created directly within ContentTools. They cause a road segment to be avoided when genera...
Fri, 13 Nov, 2020 at 6:57 PM
ContentTools: Import Places File Formatting
TIP: A sample .CSV file is attached to this article. Custom Place files can be imported into ContentTools as a .csv or .txt file. Files must contain ...
Fri, 13 Nov, 2020 at 6:57 PM
Manage ContentTools Accounts (Integration Partners Only)
(This feature is available for Trimble's integration partners only) Trimble MAPS provides partners with "Support" level access on account...
Fri, 13 Nov, 2020 at 6:58 PM
Places API for Developers
Many of the features in ContentTools are now also available using our Places API.  The API and ContentTools share the same database. Any public content ...
Thu, 8 Oct, 2020 at 8:52 PM