ArcIMS Instructions

Main Map Main Map area in the middle of the screen
Overview Map Small scale map covering large area in top right corner of the screen
<Legend> Area in the right side of the Main Map and below the Overview Map which describes features in both maps and allows user to display single, all, or a combination of features
<Tool Bar> Area consisting of icons to the left of the Main Map allows users to manipulate the Main Map as well
Legend --

The legend simply describes the features on the map views (a feature is any object--point, line, polygon--on the map).  By clicking the check boxes, features can be displayed or removed from the Main Map area.  Additionaly, by clicking on the description of the feature (a box should appear around the feature in the Legend area), you can drag the feature description up and down the Legend area thereby displaying that feature on top of other features in the Main Map area.

Tool Bar --

Zoom InZoom Out Zooms in and out (changes scale) of Main Map.  Click on this and then click (or drag) on any spot on the map to zoom in or out

Zoom to Full Extent Zooms to full extent of the Main Map

Zoom to Active Layer Zooms to full extent of the selected map feature

Previous ExtentNext Extent Zooms to previous and next extent viewed

Pan Pans through the map.  Click on this and then drag the map in any direction

Identify Shows the attributes of the feature selected.  Click on this and then click on a feature to see a brief description of that feature (if available)

Measure Click on this then use the mouse as a drawing device on the map to create measured line segments that give distances between segment end points

Set Units Sets units for distances

Buffer Creates buffer zone areas around features that are selected

MapNotes By clicking this icon, a set of new icons will be displayed on the bottom of the Main Map.  You can use these icons to create and submit comments and information

EditNotes By clicking this icon, a set of new icons will be displayed on the bottom of the Main Map.  You can uses these icons to create and submit data that can be used be integrated into the map

Select by RectangleSelect by LineSelect by CircleSelect by Polygon These icons are used to select features on the map

Attributes Clicking on this icon will display the attributes of the selected feature

Clear All Selections Clears all selections

Layer Properties Allows you to change how features are displayed (i.e., the color, outline, etc.)

Copy Map to Image File You can save the map display as an image file.  Click on this and then fill the forms that pop up at the bottom of the Main Map with the appropriate information

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