Hot-Spots Guide - Interrogate

 

Using the Search Tool 

 

Video Guide

Step One

Opening the Search tool - To search for a place on the map, Open an existing project and then select the Search tool to the right of the map. 

Step Two

Choose the type of search - From the Search panel, you can select any layer from your project, system data layers and also access the Google search tool from the dropdown box. 

Step Three

Performing your search - To perform a search, select from the list what type of search you wish to perform and then type into the search box. Click Search to return a list of matching locations. 

Step Four

Jumping to the location on the map - Once the search has been performed and the list of options are displayed in the search panel, select the Hot-Spot area you wish to jump to on the map. The map will update and highlight the location on the map. 

Using the Info Tool 

 

Video Guide

Step One

Opening the Info Tool - To find information about Hot-Spots on the map, Open an existing project and then select the Information Tool to the right of the map. 

Step Two

Choose the type of information - From the Information panel, you can select any layer from your project and also system data layers from the information tool dropdown box.     

Step Three

Information selection - From the dropdown box select the type of information you would like to interrogate, then click on the feature on the map to reveal the details associated with it. 

Using the Select tool 

 

Video Guide

Step One

Access the Select tools - To access the Select Tool, the project editor panel must be open (the tool is not available if the layer editor panel is open). If you are within the layer editor panel, click the Project arrow to return to the project editor panel. There are 3 tools that you can use to select data from the map:    

Single Select – Select a single feature on the map.

Radial Select – Click and drag to draw a radius around a set of features.

Area Select – Click and drag to draw a specific area on the map.     

Step Two

Choose a Select tool - Click on one of the Select tools such as the Drag a radius tool.      

The Selection Layer option will display at the bottom of the screen. 

Step Three

Choose which layer to select - Use the dropdown from the Selection Layer box and select the layer you wish to use. The layer options will be all of the system data layers and any my data layers within the project. 

Step Four

Draw a selection on the map - Once the selection layer has been chosen, draw around the area of interest on the map. 

Step Five

Open data view to see selected features - After selecting the area, the data view will automatically open and show the data associated with the selected features. 

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