July 11, 2011

Interactive Map Help

This page is designed to help you understand the usage of tools within the map. Please click here to visit the map. Note: A user name and password is required to add or edit trails.

Right Side of Map

Left Side of Map

 

Zoom in

Zoom In: Moves the camera closer to the selected region and enlarging it. Selecting the zoom in icon changes the cursor to a magnifying glass with a + sign and upon dragging the cursor over the area the user wishes to select a red square forms around it and the camera zooms to the center of that square.

 

Zoom out

Zoom Out: Moves the camera farther from the selected area making the area less detailed. Selecting the zoom out icon changes the cursor to a magnifying glass with a – sign and upon dragging the cursor over the area the user wishes to select a red square forms around it and the camera zooms out from the center of that square.

 

Pan

Pan: Allows the user to move about the map by clicking a point on the map and dragging the cursor in the direction the user wishes to move the map.

 

Zoom to Full Extent

Zoom to Full Extent of Map: Moves the camera out to the furthest extent to view the entire map by clicking the icon on the left hand side of the map.

 

Find By Map

Find by Map: User clicks a trail and the tool retrieves data about that trail along with sorting them by type. Clicking the arrow within the dialog box brings up the drop down menu and upon clicking one of the layers then moving the cursor and clicking on one of the objects in that layer a box appears containing information about that object, such as a description.

 

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