MapCanvas

The MapCanvas is the center of Orbit to view and interact with all your resources.

Generic Functions

Generic functions
Status Bar Displays the activated function, the CRS of the MapCanvas, the scale and the coordinates of the cursor position in the current CRS
Backdrop Toggles the background color from white to black, useful to detect white colored vector objects. 1)

Map 2D Functions

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).

Map Functions
Compass Rose Provides all features to navigate the MapCanvas in a single useful widget
Pan Functions Move the MapCanvas to optimize the view of the 2D Map
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
Context Menu Right-click on the map to open the context menu and to navigate or export the MapCanvas view

Map 3D Functions

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. 3)

Map Functions
Compass Rose Provides all features to navigate the MapCanvas in a single useful widget
Pan Functions Move the MapCanvas to optimize the view of the 3D Map
Zoom Functions Zoom in or zoom out the MapCanvas
Select Functions Activate the select function and select objects from datasets
Measure Functions Measure points, lines, area and volumes on the 3D Map
Context Menu Right-click on the 3D Map to open the context menu and to navigate or export the MapCanvas view

Layout

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.

Print Layout Functions
Print Layout Provides all features to make a print of the MapCanvas and make a matching layout.
1) Map with different backdrops :
2) Pan , Select , Zoom In , Zoom Out , Zoom Smart , Rotate , Edit / Measure
3) Map 3D is only available in certain products, for more information contact Orbit Sales
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