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Geolocation Widget does not have a zoom setting to be configured. It has a default setting of 10 as you mentioned and it is not possible to be changed. However, we have lots of map locator widgets and we have one that matches your needs.
Please check "Show Map Location" widget. It also comes with 10 as its default zoom settings. However, you are able to change it this time:
Please check this widget and let us know if it does not work for you.
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Thanks for your quick response, Owen —
It's nice to see that Show Map Location has that feature, but that won't solve my problem, since I need to enable users to add map locations, and I wanted to make it easier for them by having the map already zoomed in to the appropriate area. It looks like I need to stick with GeoLocation for that, and wait until a zoom variable gets added (which shouldn't be difficult, as this other widget shows).
I answered on the site, but should add this P.S.: After I posted the question, I saw in the Forum that it had already been asked, at https://www.jotform.com/answers/738004-Geolocation-Widget-Ability-to-change-initial-zoom-level , so maybe these threads can be linked somehow.
Thank you so much for further investigating this. There is actually a ticket escalated for this feature to be implemented. I will address this thread of yours as a heads up to our developers. This might accelerate the process if they are working on it.