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The map pane displays on the right side of the IMSMA Navigation window. The Map Pane interacts with the [[Country Structure Pane]] and may be centered in two different ways:
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# if a map extent has been specified for the Country structure then the map will be centered based on the set map extent
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# if there is no map extent set then the geopoint number 1 is used.
  
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If none of the above is available for the Country structure, the Map pane will not change the extent.
  
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==Map Layouts==
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[[Image:MapPane.png|center|500px|''Map Pane'']]
<p>When printing the map from IMSMA, you can customise its appearance by adding shapes, text, a legend, and scale and north indicators to the map. This customisation can be added by using the map layout toolbar.</p>
 
<p>To access the map layout toolbar, click the  button from the IMSMA Navigation window toolbar.</p>
 
 
 
[[Image:fig88.png|center|500px|''Figure 88. Layout Toolbar'']]
 
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''Figure 88. Layout Toolbar''
 
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The buttons available on the map layout toolbar are described in Table 32.
 
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| align="center" colspan="2" | '''Table 32. Map Layout Toolbar Buttons'''
 
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| width="125pt" | '''Button'''
 
| width="375pt" | '''Description'''
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:AppMapLayIcon.png]] || Allows you to apply a saved map layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:SaveMapLayIcon.png]] || Allows you to save the map layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:TogLayIcon.png]] || Allows you to toggle between the map layout and the page layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:SetSizeIcon.png]] || Allows you to change the page layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:PrinterIcon.png]] || Prints the currently displayed map.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:MovePageIcon.png]] || Allows you to move the page within the map pane. 
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:DispLargIcon.png]] || Allows you to zoom into the page layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:DispSmallIcon.png]] || Allows you to zoom out from the page layout.
 
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| align="center" | [[Image:DispSelScaIcon.png]] || Allows you to change the scale of the page layout.
 
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===How to apply a template===
 
<p>Map layout templates include any shapes, images, text, page setup options, scale bar, north indicator, and legend that you have added to the map view. You can apply a saved template to the map that you have displayed.</p>
 
<p>To apply a template to the current map display:</p>
 
<ol>
 
<li>Click the [[Image:AppMapLayIcon.png]] button on the Map Layout toolbar.</li>
 
:The Open window displays.
 
<li>From the Open window:</li>
 
<ol type="a">
 
<li>Navigate to the location of the .mxt template file that you would like to apply to the map.</li>
 
<li>Select the .mxt template file.</li>
 
<li>Click the '''Open''' button.</li>
 
:The selected template is applied to the map.
 
</ol>
 
</ol>
 
 
 
===How to save the page layout as a template===
 
<p>A map layout template includes any shapes, text, page setup options, images, scale bar, north indicator, or legend that you have added to the page layout.</p>
 
<p>To save a template:</p>
 
<ol>
 
<li>Click the [[Image:SaveMapLayIcon.png]] button on the Map Layout toolbar.</li>
 
:The Save window displays.
 
<li>From the Save window:</li>
 
<ol type="a">
 
<li>Navigate to the directory where you would like to save the template.</li>
 
<li>Enter a name for the template in the File Name field.</li>
 
<li>Click the '''Save''' button.</li>
 
</ol>
 
 
 
==Map Legends==
 
<p>Legends allow you to easily identify the symbols and markings on the map. The contents of the legend are managed from the Legend Editor window. To display the Legend Editor window, click the [[Image:LegEdWin.png]] button.</p>
 
<p>The Legend Editor window has three panes: the theme manager pane, the Legend Themes pane, and the Legend Layout pane.</p>
 
 
 
[[Image:fig95.png|center|500px|''Figure 95. Legend Editor Panes'']]
 
 
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''Figure 95. Legend Editor Panes''
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''Map Pane''
 
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<p>The theme manager pane is located on the left side of the Legend Editor window. It contains the IMSMA themes and map themes that can be displayed on the map and functions identically as the Theme Manager window.</p>
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The items' geographical data will be shown in the map pane if
<p>The legend themes pane is located on the right side of the Legend Editor window and displays the themes that you would like to include in the legend, the title of the legend, and buttons for adding or removing themes from the legend.</p>
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# a IMSMA theme has been activated by [[Enable an IMSMA Theme]] or [[Explore the Toolbars#IMSMA themes toolbar|IMSMA themes toolbar]] and
<p>The legend layout pane is located at the bottom of the Legend Editor window. This pane allows you to preview the contents of the legend before they are applied to the page layout.</p>
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# one of the [[Display Items in Map Pane]] functions has been activated.
 
 
===How to add a legend to the page layout===
 
To add a legend to the page layout:
 
<ol>
 
<li>From the page layout toolbar, click the [[Image:LegEdWin.png]] button.</li>
 
<li>Enable the themes that you want displayed in the legend.</li>
 
</ol>
 
 
 
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|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"|[[Image:bulb2.png|25px|Represents a tip or note for using IMSMA Mobile.]]
 
|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"| The legend will currently only display the generic theme icon. It will not display the subcategory theme icons.
 
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<ol start="3">
 
<li>Remove any themes that you do not want to include in the legend. For more information, see page 129.</li>
 
<li>Enter a name for the legend in the Legend Title field.</li>
 
<li>If you would like to add a column to the legend, click the [[Image:AddColLeg.png]] button. If you would like to remove a column from the legend, click the [[Image:RemColLeg.png]] button.</li>
 
</ol>
 
 
 
{| style="border:2px solid lightgray; float:center; margin:10px;"
 
|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"|[[Image:bulb2.png|25px|Represents a tip or note for using IMSMA Mobile.]]
 
|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"| The legend will currently only display the generic theme icon. It will not display the subcategory theme icons.
 
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<li>Click the '''OK''' button.</li>
 
</ol>
 
 
 
===How to enable a theme===
 
<p>Themes control the icons that are displayed on the map. The themes available in the Legend Editor window are identical to the themes in the Theme Manager window and are organised in a tree format. If the checkbox to the left of the theme name is checked ([[Image:CheckedBoxIcon.png]]), the theme displays on the map. If the checkbox to the left of the theme name is unchecked ([[Image:UncheckedBoxIcon.png]]), the theme will not display on the map.</p>
 
<p>To enable a theme, check the checkbox beside the theme name in the theme manager pane of the Legend Editor window.</p>
 
  
{| style="border:2px solid lightgray; float:center; margin:10px;"
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Read more on how to design the template used for map print out '''[[Printing the Map in IMSMANG | here]]'''.
|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"|[[Image:bulb2.png|25px|Represents a tip or note for using IMSMA Mobile.]]
 
|align="left" style="padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px"| The theme will not be added to the legend until after you click the [[Image:AddThemeLeg.png]] button. By default, all enabled themes are included in the legend.  
 
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How to change the text display of a legend entry
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To change the text display of a legend entry:
 
<ol>
 
<li>Select the legend entry from the Legend Themes pane.</li>
 
<li>Click the [[Image:LegThemePn.png]] button.</li>
 
:The Font Selection window displays.
 
<li>Change the text properties as needed.</li>
 
<li>Click the OK button.</li>
 
</ol>
 
  
How to remove a theme from the legend
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If you disable a theme, the theme is automatically removed from the legend. However, you can remove a theme from the legend while keeping the theme enabled. To remove an enabled theme from the legend:
 
<ol>
 
<li>From the Legend Themes pane, select the theme that you would like to remove.</li>
 
<li>Click the [[Image:RemThemeLeg.png]] button.</li>
 
:The theme is removed from the legend, but its icon still displays on the map.
 
</ol>
 

Latest revision as of 15:39, 4 October 2016

The map pane displays on the right side of the IMSMA Navigation window. The Map Pane interacts with the Country Structure Pane and may be centered in two different ways:

  1. if a map extent has been specified for the Country structure then the map will be centered based on the set map extent
  2. if there is no map extent set then the geopoint number 1 is used.

If none of the above is available for the Country structure, the Map pane will not change the extent.


Map Pane

Map Pane

The items' geographical data will be shown in the map pane if

  1. a IMSMA theme has been activated by Enable an IMSMA Theme or IMSMA themes toolbar and
  2. one of the Display Items in Map Pane functions has been activated.

Read more on how to design the template used for map print out here.