Maps Online Help - Tools

There are various tools that you may use to navigate around the map:

Maps Online tools - navigationThe Navigation tool is useful if you wish to move the map North, South, East or West. Click on the arrow that represents the direction in which you wish to move and the map will be re-drawn accordingly.

Maps Online tools - zoom inThe Zoom In tool may be used in two ways. Either select the tool and click a point on the map - the zoom level of the map will change to be half the current zoom level e.g. zooms in further so that more detail but a smaller area is displayed - or by holding down the left mouse button and dragging it to define an area the map will be zoomed in to display the area selected. Note: There is a minimum zoom level beyond which you will not be able to zoom.

Maps Online tools - zoom outIf you select the Zoom Out tool and click on the map the zoom level of the map will change to be double the current zoom level e.g. zooms out further so that fewer details but a greater area is displayed.Note: There is a maximum zoom level beyond which you will not be able to zoom.

Maps Online tools - centreSelecting the Centre tool and clicking at a point on the map will cause the map to be refreshed with the point clicked now at the centre of the map.

Maps Online tools - informationThe Information tool will only be useful if you have selected to display specific information on the map. Select the tool and then click on an icon on the map. All of the information available will be displayed in the area beneath the map. Depending upon the type of information displayed you may then be allowed to click on a link to display more information or to display the information on the map.

Maps Online tools - show allThe Show All tool will re-display the map showing the extents of the available map data.


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Modified: 2007-01-29
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:09:24
Author: Melanie Harper
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