Map Toolbar

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Toolbars

The Map Pane toolbar, which is located across the top of the map, allows you to control the appearance of the map. The toolbar contains buttons that perform various functions on the map. The buttons in the map controls toolbar and their descriptions are listed below.

Map Pane Toolbar Buttons
Button Description
Backward Displays the previously displayed map. For more information, see View the Previous and Next Map in the Series.
Forward Displays the next map. For more information, see View the Previous and Next Map in the Series.
Lasso Allows you to specify the area in the Map Pane for which you would like to view data in the data set categories pane. For more information, see Lasso an Area on the Map.
Select Displays the feature selection tool that allows you to select one or more features in the Map Pane. After you select the feature(s), the rows in the item tab(s) corresponding to the selected feature(s) are highlighted. For more information, see the Select Features in Map Pane.
Zoom To Area Displays a smaller map area at a larger scale and also recentres the Map Pane on the point that you select on the map. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Zoom From Area Displays a larger map area at a smaller scale and also recentres the Map Pane on the point that you select in the Map Pane. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Pan Displays the pan tool (hand) that allows you to move the map within the Map Pane. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Map Identify Allows you to display some of the attributes for a selected symbols in the Map Pane. For more information, see Identify Objects on the Map.
Measure Distance Allows you to measure lines, polylines, and polygons in the Map Pane. For more information, see Measure Distance on the Map.
Zoom In The zoom-in tool displays a smaller area of the country structure in more detail. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Zoom Out The zoom-out tool displays a larger area of the country structure in less detail. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Scale Allows you to select the scale at which to display the map. For more information, see Change the Map Scale.
Go To Coordinates Displays the Recentre on Coordinates window that allows you to specify the coordinates on which to recentre the map. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Zoom To Home Displays the map in its original scale and original position within the Map Pane. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Zoom To Full Extent Displays the map to its full extent. For more information, see Navigation Functions.
Map Projection Allows you to alter the map projection. For more information, see Change the Map Projection.
Map Display Allows you to edit the map display. For more information, see Map Display Window.
Refresh Map/Layout Refreshes the map display. For more information, see Refresh the Map.
Map Layout/View Allows you to alter the layout of the map for printing purposes. For more information, see Control the Page Layout.
New 6.0.png The Map Display button has been added to the Map Pane toolbar in version 6.0.