Preferences/Settings in Eduard

On macOS 12, choose Eduard (at the top-left of your screen) > Preferences and on macOS 13, choose Eduard > Settings.

General: Appearance

Window Background is the gray value between 0 and 255 of the window outside of a shading.

Grid for Void Values is the gray value between 0 and 255 representing  void (or no-data) values .

General: Zoom and pan

Scroll Wheel: If you are using a mouse with a scroll wheel, select whether scrolling zooms in or out or moves the shading up or down.

Two Fingers on the Trackpad: If you are using a trackpad, select whether moving two fingers simultaneously in vertical direction zooms in or out or moves the map up or down (when zoomed in).

Download: ALOS, NASADEM and SRTM downloads

Enter the API key required for  downloading a grid  from OpenTopography. Create an account and request an API key at . Make sure you enter the API key, and not your account name or password.

Download: Mapzen downloads

Downloaded Mapzen elevation data has negative values in oceans. Opt to replace negative elevations with a zero value.

Adjust the  Mapzen Download Cache .


Store shading settings in  bookmarks  for later use.

Map Viewer

Select the  map viewer  that opens when you click on the map toolbar button or choose Grid (at the top of your screen) > Show Grid Area in Map.