Navigating the Map

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Map Based Navigation

There are several ways to interact with the map and navigate to your area of interest.  


Pan / Move around the Map

o Click and Drag the mouse to pan


o Press the up arrow on your keyboard to move north


o Press the down arrow on your keyboard to move south


o Press the right arrow on your keyboard to move east


o Press the left arrow on your keyboard to move west

o Use the Previous Map () icon on the map toolbar to return to the last map view.  

Note:  It works much like a back or undo button.

o Use the Next Map () icon on the map toolbar to return to the next map view.  

Note:  It works much like a forward or redo button.


Zoom In

o Mouse Scroll Forward to zoom in


o Use the (+) key (on number pad) to zoom in a level


o Double Click to incrementally Zoom in


o SHIFT + Drag the mouse down and to the right (creating a rectangle) to zoom in


o SHIFT + Click to Zoom in and recenter on a parcel

Note:  If you click on a parcel to recenter, the parcel will also be selected.  If you do not select a parcel you will receive an error message)


Zoom Out

o Mouse Scroll Backward to zoom out


o Use the (-) key (on number pad) to zoom out a level


o SHIFT + CTRL + Drag the mouse down and to the right (creating a rectangle) to zoom out

o The Zoom to Full Map () Icon on the map toolbar can be used to zoom out to the full Polk County Boundary view.



Additionally, you can incrementally zoom in or out by pressing the + or - keys on the map.