The MapCanvas is the center of Orbit to view and interact with all your resources.
|Map 2D||Default workspace view for all GIS operations like viewing, selecting and editing of datasets.|
|Map 2D Menus||The Map 2D menus Navigation, Selection (select, find and query objects) and Edit.|
|Layout||Print layout view. Must only be used to prepare and to make your map Print.|
|Backdrop||Toggles the background color from white to black, useful to detect white colored vector objects. 1)|
|Compass Rose||Provides all features to navigate the MapCanvas in a single useful widget|
|Context Menu||Right-click on the map to open the context menu and to navigate or export the MapCanvas view|
|Status Bar||Displays the activated function, the CRS of the MapCanvas, the scale and the coordinates of the cursor position in the current CRS|
The activated function is indicated by the appearance of the cursor above the map and in the left lower corner of the Map status bar. Review icons in footnote2).
|Pan Functions||Move the MapCanvas to optimize the view of the MapCanvas|
|Zoom Functions||Zoom in or zoom out the MapCanvas|
|Rotate Functions||Rotate the orientation of the MapCanvas, zoom level and center of the MapCanvas will not be modified|
|Select Functions||Activate the select function and select objects from datasets|
|Measure Functions||Measure lines, circles, perpendicular distances and angles|
|Search Function||Search for objects and open the find objects tool|