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MapViewer Help

icon of Zoom to max extent (72) Zoom to max extent
Click this icon to go to the maximum available map extent.

icon of Zoom box (73) Zoom box
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 Pan (74) Pan
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 Identify (75) Identify
Click this icon to activate the function and click on the map: the layers available for a query are listed. To actually do a query on a layer, click the icon. To explode or collapse query results, use or respectively. Please note that in general a layer must be active to be queryable.

icon of Previous in history (76) Previous in history
Click this icon to go back to the previous map visualization(s).

icon of Next in history (77) Next in history
Click this icon to go forward to the next map visualization(s).

icon of Reload (78) Reload
Clicking this icon, the map is re-drawn at its initial visualization, loosing all previous operations.

icon of Display/Hide Geographical Lat Lon Grid (79) Display/Hide Geographical Lat Lon Grid
Click this icon to display/hide a geographical lat-lon grid on the map.

icon of Open Compare Layers (80) Open Compare Layers
Click this icon to open the Compare Layers tool.

icon of Help (81) Help
Click this icon to open this help.

icon of Zoom to Country (82) 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 Highlight Selected Feature (84) Highlight Selected Feature
Click this icon to display or hide feature(s) selected with a zoom or an identify operation. When the display of selected features is active, this icon is yellow, otherwise is grey.

icon of Zoom In (85) Zoom In
Click this icon to automatically apply a zoom in on the map. Every click triggers the display of the map at a zoom level increased of 1 unit.

icon of Zoom Out (86) Zoom Out
Click this icon to automatically apply a zoom out on the map. Every click triggers the display of the map at a zoom level decreased of 1 unit.

icon of Open Overview Map (87) Open Overview Map
Click this icon to open the Overview Map.

icon of Select Time (88) Select time
Click this icon to open a popup to change the reference time for the selected layer.

icon of Layer Opacity (89) Layer opacity
Click this icon to open a popup to change the opacity of the selected layer.

icon of Layer Info (90) Layer info
Click this icon to get more information on the selected layer.

icon of See Layer in Google Earth (91) See layer as Image Overlay in Google Earth
Click this icon to see the layer as Image Overlay in Google Earth.

icon of ZoomToLayer (93) Zoom to Layer
Click this icon to zoom to the layer's bounding box.

icon of OpenWCSService (94) Access related WCS
Click this icon to access a WCS service related to the layer.

icon of OpenWFSService (95) Access related WFS
Click this icon to access a WFS service related to the layer.

icon of Layer Legend (96) Execute identify query
In an identify operation, click this icon to actually execute a query.

icon of Display Graph (97) Display graph
In an identify operation, click this icon to actually execute a query.

icon of Generate KML for Google Earth (98) Generate KML for Google Earth
In an identify operation, click this icon to generate a KML file to be visualized into Google Earth.

icon of Identify not available (99) Identify not available
Close to the name of active layers, this icon means that the identify function is not available on those layers.

icon of Display Labels (100) Display Labels
Click this icon to display labels of layer features.

icon of Hide Labels (101) Hide Labels
Click this icon to hide labels of layer features.

icon of Select Layer Theme (102) Select Layer Theme
Click this icon to change the visualized theme of a multi-theme layer.

icon of Collapse Layer Tree (103) Collapse layer tree
If the Layer Tree can be collapsed, click this icon to collapse it.

icon of Explode Layer Tree (104) Explode layer tree
If the Layer Tree can be collapsed, click this icon to explode it.

icon of Other Zooms (106) 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 Capital (by country), Go to Capital (writing town name). For Zoom to X functions, the map is zoomed to the bounding box of the selected feature. For Go to X functions, the map is recentered around the selected feature, without varying the current scale, if the scale is greater than a target scale (configuration property); otherwise it is also zoomed to that target scale. Regions are filtered by country, all other features by free text.

icon of Open Report (107) Open report
Click this icon to launch the generation of the Drought Impact Report in the point clicked on the map.

icon of Create PNG image from view (108) Generate PNG from Current View
Click this icon to open and save the current map as a PNG image.

icon of Display GeoRSS News (109) Display News in The Media
Click this icon to display the layer of GeoRSS News (geo-referenced news), usually provided by EMM (European Media Monitor).

icon of Hide GeoRSS News (110) Hide News in The Media
Click this icon to hide the layer of GeoRSS News (geo-referenced news), usually provided by EMM (European Media Monitor).

icon of Country Details (111) Country details
Click this icon to display a popup with details of the country selected into the Drought Impact Panel.

icon of Zoom to Country Zoom to country's affected areas
Click this icon to zoom into the areas affected by drought belonging the country selected into the Drought Impact Panel.

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