The Plugin Configuration widget is the place to activate (or deactivate) Info Boxes, Online Services and other plugins that affect the look of Marble. Active plugins appear in the View menu where you can toggle their visibility.
Each plugin can be activated and deactivated using the checkbox on the left. Some plugins provide further configuration options which are accessible by clicking on the tool icon on the right.
- Amateur Radio Aprs Plugin
Retrieves data from the Automatic Packet Reporting System via the Internet, a file or a serial device. The position and status of data senders is displayed in the map and updated in real-time.
Shows a compass in the map
Enable this to display a small crosshair in the center of the map.
- GeoRenderer Plugin
This plugin draws the map content (e.g. provided via a KML file).
- Coordinate Grid
A plugin that shows a coordinate grid.
- Scale Bar
This is a float item that provides a map scale.
Displays the mouse control to zoom and move as float item on the map.
- Overview Map
This is a float item that provides an overview map.
Automatically downloads images from around the world in preference to their popularity.
- Download Progress Indicator
A pie chart on top of the map that shows the progress of ongoing downloads.
- Stars Plugin
A plugin that shows the Starry Sky.
Downloads current weather information of cities and displays them in the map.
- Wikipedia Articles
Automatically downloads Wikipedia articles and shows them on the right position on the map.