Map View Extent and Controls

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Map View Extent and Controls

Default Map View Extent

 

A default map extent to display on the main Map page can be designated. To set the default map view extent, select the SETUP button on the upper right corner of the map page frame.

 

Map Setup

 

The User Reports Layers page opens. The extent of the map currently displayed on the Map page can be reset and locked by clicking the Update Extent button. The default map view is set to the extent of the map currently displayed.

 

User Report Layers

 

Map Navigation Controls

 

Even when the default map view extent is set, the user can always change the positioning and extent of the map. To move the map around on a PC using a mouse, click and drag the map; for touch screen devices, tap on and drag the map.

 

To Zoom In or Zoom Out, on a PC either click the buttons in the Map controls, at the top left, or scroll in/out using the mouse scroll wheel. On touch screen devices either click the buttons in the Map controls, at the top left, or pinch and zoom.

 

Zoom in/out

 

Although the map is initially displayed in plan view, the map can be viewed in three-dimensions (3D). The user can toggle between the control to Pan Map_Pan_Control across the map in 3D view or to Rotate Map_3D_Rotate_Controlthe map in 3D view.

 

Map_3D_controls

 

The Reset Compass OrientationMap_Compass_Reset_Controlcontrol readjusts the map such that North is pointing vertical (↑). This can be particularly useful when rotating the map in 3D.

 

Map_Compass_Reset

 

To return to the default map view, select the Home button in the Map controls.

 

Default Map View

 

Placement of Map Layer Controls

 

To facilitate easier viewing on smaller screen sizes, placement of the Map Layer buttons can be adjusted. Select the SETUP button on the upper right corner of the map page frame. The User Report Layers window will open. Select the desired button placement from the Widget Position drop-down menu at the bottom of the window. Click the OK button.

 

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Map Report Layer Controls

 

Numerous reports can be added as a map layer. See the Report Layers topic for details on creating a new report layer. Select the Expand Reports button on the map controls to open the drop-down selection of available reports. Click on the Collapse Map_Collapse_iconicon to close the drop-down menu.

 

Expand Layers

Map_Report_layers2

 

When a report layer is added to the map, the Expand Legend button can be selected to view a drop-down list of map symbols. Click on the Collapse Map_Collapse_iconicon to close the drop-down menu.

 

 

Map_Legend_Layer

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