Interactive Map Help Topics
1. There is no Identify button in this application, nor is there an active layer needed. Simply click on a map feature to display it's attribute information.
Using the Search Widget
1. Clicking the Search widget in the application displays the list of predefined queries. Selecting a query displays the options for executing it:
2. If Ask for values is specified at configuration time, a text box displays prompting you for a new value for the parameter. The default value shows in the box initially. If the unique values are set, the text box will list all of them for you to choose from.
a) Use spatial filter--The spatial filter is applied on top of the query definition.
Use current map extent--Only features falling within the current map extent and meeting the query definition return.
Draw a graphic on the map--Only features falling within the graphic and meeting the query definition return.
b) Add result as operational layer--When this option is checked, query results remain on the map until the Clear Results button is clicked.
c) You can select none or multiple options. Click Apply to execute the query and display the results. If the layer has related data, the related records are also included in the results. Features resulted from the search highlight on the map.
Using the Legend Widget
1. When the application starts, the Legend widget is automatically enabled. Clicking the Legend widget displays the legend window. Clicking the X button in the upper right corner of the legend window closes it.
Using the Layer List Widget
1. Clicking the Layer List widget in the application displays the layer list or table of contents window.
2. To expand the layer list click on the layer name. Next click the check box to the left of the layer name to make the layer visible.
- Clicking the down arrow on the right side of a layer displays the layer menu, which includes the following functions:
- Zoom to--Sets the map extent to the extent of the layer.
- Transparency--Sets the transparency for the layer.
- Enable Pop-up / Remove Pop-up -- Enables or disables Pop-up for the feature layer. If a feature layer does not have pop-up configured in the map, clicking Enable Pop-up shows all field values from the feature layer.
- Move up--Moves the layer one level up, if available.
- Move down--Moves the layer one level down, if available.
- Open attribute table--Opens the attribute table for the feature layer, if available.
- Description / Show Item Details--Opens the service description or the item details page for the service or the item associated with the layer, if available.
- Clicking the X button in the upper right corner of the Layer List window closes it.
Using the Basemap Gallery Widget
1. Clicking the Basemap Gallery widget displays all the basemaps configured for this widget. Clicking one of the basemap thumbnails sets it as the active basemap for the application. Click the X button in the upper right corner of the Basemap Gallery window to close it.
Using the Measure Widget
1. Click the widget icon to open the Measure widget.
2. The Measure widget can calculate area, distance, or point location.
a) Click the point measurement icon and click a point on the map. The Measurement widget displays the coordinates for the point in Degrees (decimal). You may change the coordinate display format to degrees/minutes/seconds by changing the Degrees drop-down to DMS.
b) Click the polyline measurement icon and draw a polyline on the map by clicking two or more points. Double-click to finish drawing the polyline. The Measurement widget displays the total length of the polyline, using the defined Default Length Unit. To change the length unit, select the applicable unit of measure from the Meters drop-down menu.
c) Click the polygon measurement icon and draw a polygon on the map by clicking three or more points. Double-click to finish drawing the polygon. The Measurement widget displays the total area of the polygon, using the defined Default Area Unit. To change the area unit, select the applicable unit of measure from the Sq Meters drop-down menu.
Using the Draw Widget
1. Select the desired drawing mode by clicking the symbol type.
2. Optionally, change the symbol for the feature using the symbol picker in the Draw widget.
a) For point symbols, select the marker category (different symbols are available in each category), size, colour, transparency, outline colour, and outline width of the symbol. Only the size is available for the picture marker symbols.
b) For line symbols, select a pre-defined symbol from the box. You may also customize the colour, style, transparency, and width of the symbol. Click Show Measurements and select the Distance Units to display the measurement with the line.
c) For polygon symbols, select a pre-defined symbol from the box. You may also customize the fill colour, transparency, outline colour, and outline width of the symbol. Click Show Measurements and select the Area Units and Distance Units to display the measurement with the polygon.
d) For text symbols, enter the Text to be drawn, and select a font colour and size for the symbol.
3. Draw features and texts on the map.
- If the Add the drawing as an operational layer of the map option is checked, open Layer List widget, you will see Draw_Results layer.
- Click Undo or Redo to undo or redo the drawing features. Click Clear to remove all of them.
Using the Print Widget
1. Click the print icon to open the Print widget.
2. Enter a title for the map in the Map Title text box.
3. Select the applicable Layout and Format for the exported map.
4. Click Advanced to open a menu with advanced print options.
5. After all options have been set with the applicable values, click Print to submit all information to the print service. A progress bar displays next to the executing task.
6. Upon the completion of the print job, a link to the print output displays. Click the task to open the file in a new window.
7. Click Clear Prints to clear the print history.