A somewhat "tongue in cheek" look at the GeoPortal and its application taken from our fun PPT presentation.
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Important for first time users, providing instructions about computer and browser setings required for using the applications in GeoPortal.
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The Find Feature function allows you to quickly find a feature or a location of interest. You can find a feature by using keyword(s), address or coordinates.
The Select function enables you to select a feature(s) from a map layer using a variety of methods. This includes such functionality as Select by Points, Select by Distance, and Select by Polygon.
The Identify function enables you to see information at your selected location from one or more intersecting map layers. Use the Identify function and click on the map feature of interest to access its related data, reports and documents.
This video will highlight the core function of the GeoPortal Links tool using a scenario.
The Measure function allows you to measure an area or a distance. The Measure Distance enables you to measure the distance along a line that you draw. The Measure Area enables you to measure the area of a polygon that you define with your mouse on the map.
Zoom and Pan functions
The Zoom and Pan functions allow you to zoom in/out to better display your area of interest. You can use your mouse wheel, the magnifying glass and the zoom bar depending on your needs. You can also Pan around the map to explore other areas.
The Topics form in GeoViewer displays the Topics to which your account has access. Watch the video to learn more about Topics and how these are used to organize map layers.
The Legend form allows the user to control which vector map layers and background map layers are visible.
Clear and Output map tool
The Clear function allows you to clear all the selected features from the map. The Output Map tool takes your current map view and outputs to a printer or Adobe PDF.
More Command tool
The More Command tool shows additional functionality and links to related applications.
Buttons around the zoom
The "I Want To..." button besides the Zoom scale bar provides a listing of shortcuts to common functions in GeoViewer. It is another way of finding a function rather than using the main menu toolbar. In addition to these shortcuts, use the Zoom scale bar or Pan feature to assist in navigating the map view.
Section includes information regarding GeoViewer.
A look at the DataViewer interface and components and how it's used.
Using queries is a key way of getting the most out of DataViewer.
Reports help give you instant results on changing data.
Using the "Select By
The Select by Parameters Query is often all you need to interrogate a data set.
The Chart Wizard is a quick way to graph and compare your data.
Use Summary Wizard to group and summarize numerical data.
Section includes information regarding DataViewer.
This video will provide an overview of the DocumentViewer interface and basic functions.
DocumentViewer provides robust content publishing and access capabilities with an easy familiar interface.
This video will provide an overview of the DocumentViewer Keyword Search function and will show how quickly and easily You can search the content and metadata of documents.
The Folder Commands function is available to users with Administrator access. This video demonstrates the functions for the Creation, Renaming, and Deletion of subfolders.
The Download Folder function is available to all Users. It enables you to extract the contents of a folder and its sub-folders and have it packaged into a WinZip file, which will be automatically downloaded.
Clone Folder Structure
The Clone Folder Structure function is available to an Administrator. It enables an existing folder hierarchy to be copied to another area (target folder). This is a more efficient method than creating numerous new subfolders.
The Folder Security function enables an Administrator to refine user access to the root and sub-folders. The Administrator can go to any part of the folder hierarchy and change access privileges and roles for any user at that level of the hierarchy and its sub-folders.
The Notify function in DocumentViewer is demonstrated and some of its functionality explained.
Section includes information regarding DocumentViewer.