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EDO MapViewer Help

icon of Redraw (1) Redraw
Click this icon to redraw the map, keeping the previous map extent and the previous visibility of layers.

icon of Zoom In (2) Zoom In
Click this icon to activate the function and then click a point on the map: the map is zoomed in 2 times around the clicked point.

icon of Zoom by Rectangle (3) Zoom Rectangle
Click this icon to activate the function and then draw a rectangle on the map: the map is zoomed in accordance with the drawn rectangle.

icon of Zoom Out (4) Zoom Out
Click this icon to activate the function and then click a point on the map: the map is zoomed out 2 times around the clicked point.

icon of Recentre (5) Recentre by Point Click
Click this icon to activate the function and then click a point into the map: the map is recentered into the clicked point.

icon of Recentre North (6) Recentre North
Click this icon to recentre the map towards North. The new map will be centred in the middle point of the Northern border of the current map.

icon of Recentre South (7) Recentre South
Click this icon to recentre the map towards South. The new map will be centred in the middle point of the Southern border of the current map.

icon of Recentre East (8) Recentre East
Click this icon to recentre the map towards East. The new map will be centred in the middle point of the Eastern border of the current map.

icon of Recentre West (9) Recentre West
Click this icon to recentre the map towards West. The new map will be centred in the middle point of the Western border of the current map.

icon of Pan (10) Pan: Drag and Move Map
Click this icon to activate the function and then move the map with the mouse choosing your favourite view. It is possible to pan the Overview Map also.

icon of Full Extent (11) Full Extent
Click this icon to go to the maximum available map extent.

icon of Zoom to Country (12) Zoom to Country
Click this icon to activate the function and select a country within the menu: the map is zoomed to the bounding box of the selected country.

icon of Other Zooms (13) Other Zooms
Click this icon to activate one of the following functions (if available in the accessed application): Go to Town (with population > 50000 inhab.), Go to Weather Station, Zoom to Island, Zoom to Lake (with area > 50 km2), Zoom to Region, Zoom to River (with length > 50 km), and Zoom to River Basin (with area > 100 km2). For Zoom to X functions, the map is zoomed to the bounding box of the selected feature; instead, for Go to X functions, the map is recentered around the selected feature, without varying the current scale. Regions are filtered by country, all other features by initial letter.

icon of Identify (14) Identify
Click this icon to activate the function and select the layer you want to query, then click on the map: the results are displayed just over the map. It's possible to highlight the queried feature(s) on the map and to identify different layers keeping the previous clicked point.

icon of Generate Graphs & Timeseries (15) Generate Graphs & Timeseries
Click this icon to activate the function and choose your favourite graph by means of option menus. There are three modes to select the province or the location for which the graph must be retrieved: by point, by rectangle and by name.

icon of Create PNG image from view (16) Generate PNG from Current View
Click this icon to open and save the current map as a PNG image.

icon of Generate PDF Document (17) Generate PDF Document
Click this icon to generate a PDF document containing the map and related information. This function not available at the moment because under updating.

icon of Generate KML for Google Earth (18) Generate KML for Google Earth
Click this icon to generate a KML file to be visualized into Google Earth. This function not available at the moment because under updating.

icon of Help (20) Help
Click this icon to open this help.

icon of Overview Map (23) Overview Map
Shows the current map extent; it's possible to change the main map extent by clicking on the overview map or by moving its red rectangle.

icon of Scalebar (24) Scalebar
Says the scale of the current map.

icon of CheckSnapshotMaps (25) Check availability of time snapshot maps
Click this icon to check the availability of snapshots maps for a user-defined temporal range.

icon of InformationOnLayer (26) Information on layer
Click this icon to get information on this layer, provided by EDO or external web pages and PDF documents.

icon of ZoomToLayer (27) Zoom to Layer
Click this icon to zoom to the layer's bounding box.

icon of OpenWCSService (28) Access related WCS
Click this icon to access a WCS service related to the layer.

icon of OpenWFSService (48) Access related WFS
Click this icon to access a WFS service related to the layer.

icon of Open/Close Tables of Contents (49) Open/Close Tables of Contents
Click this icon to display/hide a dialog box to open/close Tables of Contents.

icon of Display/hide Scalebar on Map (50) Display/Hide Scalebar on the Map
Click this icon to display/hide the Scalebar on the bottom-left corner of the map.

icon of Reset (63) Reset
Clicking this icon, the map is re-drawn at the initial visualization. It looses all previous operations, keeping in memory the selected language only if it is managed by a browser session variable.

icon of Not visible at the current map scale (64) Not visible at the current map scale
This icon signals that a layer or a class is not visibile at the current map scale.

icon of Layer as Image Overlay in Google Earth (65) See layer as Image Overlay in Google Earth
Click this icon to see the layer as Image Overlay in Google Earth.

For more information or to leave feedback
please contact Alfred de Jager