Zoom Tools

In addition to the basic navigational zoom features, Mapper includes three custom zoom tools tailored to quickly zoom to an area of interest. These three tools are:

  • Zoom to County (Zoom to County button): Zooms to your selected county or municipality.
  • Zoom to Address (Zoom to Address button): Zooms to a street address.
  • Zoom to Coordinates (Zoom to Coordinates button): Zooms to user-entered latitude and longitude coordinates.

Zoom to County/Municipality DialogZoom to County

  1. Click the Zoom Tools button to open the tools dialog. 
  2. Click the Zoom to County (Zoom to County button) button . The dialog's contents will change as shown on the right.
  3. To zoom to your county, click the respective Zoom (Default zoom button) button. Note that you cannot change the county. If you wish to zoom to a different county, you need to select a new My County.
  4. Example of a shaded municipality after zooming.To zoom to a municipality within your county:
    1. Select a municipality from the drop-down list.
    2. Choose whether or not to draw a shaded border around the municipality (see right). This temporary graphic can be turned on or off by checking/unchecking the Draw on map checkbox. It disappears once the zoom dialog has been closed.
    3. Click the respective Zoom (Default zoom button) button to zoom to the selected municipality.

Zoom to Address Dialog

Zoom to Address

This tool is in development is not currently available.

  1. Click the Zoom Tools button to open the tools dialog. 
  2. Click the Zoom to Address (Zoom to Address button) button . The dialog's contents will change as shown on the right.
  3. Enter an address as complete as possible.
  4. Click Zoom to zoom to your address.

Zoom to Coordinates DialogZoom to Coordinates

  1. Click the Zoom Tools button to open the tools dialog. 
  2. Click the Zoom to Coordinates (Zoom to Coordinates button) button . The dialog's contents will change as shown on the right.
  3. From the drop-down list, select the units you wish to use. You can select either decimal degrees or degrees/minutes/seconds.
  4. Enter your coordinates in the appropriate text boxes.
  5. Choose whether or not to draw a shaded point (Zoom to Coordinates example shade point.) at your entered coordinates. This temporary graphic can be turned on or off by checking/unchecking the Draw on map checkbox. It disappears once the zoom dialog has been closed.
  6. Click Zoom to zoom to your coordinates.