Identify features, get community information, view Google Street View images, draw graphics or text on the map, measure or get coordinates on the map, and export map layers.
- The Identify tool displays descriptive information for a specified map feature. Map features must be visible in the map view to be identified.
- Assembles information describing the "Community" surrounding a specified location on the map.
- View Google Street View images of a location by clicking on the map within 150 feet of a street in the desired location.
- Provides the option to draw graphics and enter text on the map.
- Provides the ability to measure Area, Length, and display Longitude and Latitude coordinates.
- Export and download visible data layers within the current map extent (view) as a compressed (.zip) file.
The Identify tool displays descriptive information for a specified map feature. Map features must be visible in the map view to be identified.
Click on the desired feature in the map view to identify.
If identifying a feature in a map theme that returns more than one result, an option to toggle between identified layers will be provided.
Descriptive details will be returned with the option to zoom to the identified feature.
Optional tools are applicable only to the Tax Parcel layer. These tools, which include: Community Info, Property Report, Property Card, Estimated Taxes, Ownership History, Assessment History, Map Links, and Oblique Photos are described in detail on the Search page, under the Tax Parcel Search Example.
The Community Information tool assembles information describing the "Community" surrounding a specified location on the map. It is described in detail on the Search page, under the Tax Parcel Search Example.
The Street View tool allows for viewing Google Street View images for an area of interest.
Browse to an area of interest and click the Street View tool from the Tools menu or from the quick tools toolbar.
Click on the map within 150 feet of a street where Street View images are desired.
A window will pop up showing Street View images and the location of the area in Google Maps
Navigate in Street View:
Optionally, you can click the Large View button to open the Street View image in a new tab and the Satellite button to view satellite images in the Google Map. When viewing satellite images in the Google Map, you have the option to toggle labels and 45o oblique imagery.
The Draw tool provides the option to draw graphics and enter text on the map.
To draw graphics or text on the map, choose the graphic type to draw, and then select the options for that graphic. Tool tips will appear on the map indicating the action to take to draw a particular graphic or text.
Individual graphics can be removed from the map, without clearing all graphics, by selecting the desired graphic and then clicking Delete.
Draws a freehand polygon on the map.
Contains more graphical elements to draw on the map. These shapes include arrow, circle, ellipse, line-quick (freehand line), rectangle, and triangle.
Note: For the Line-quick element: click, hold, and drag to create the line. Let go to finish the line.
The Measure tool provides the ability to measure an Area or Length, display Longitude/Latitude coordinates, and Zoom to Longitude/Latitude or State Plane coordinates.
An option to label all measurements is included for each measurement tool and is on by default. Uncheck the green check box to measure without labels.
The measurement result will be displayed in the dialog with the appropriate units. Available units of measure are Acres, Square Miles, Square Kilometers, Hectares, Square Yards, Square Feet, and Square Meters.
The measurement result will be displayed in the dialog with the appropriate units. Available units of measure are Miles, Kilometers, Feet, Yards, and Nautical Miles.
Note: To clear any measurement graphics in the map view, simply click on one of the measurement icons.
The Export Layers tool provides the ability to export and download most visible data layers within the current map extent (view) as a compressed (.zip) file. To see a list of the layers available for export, as well as the metadata, click here.
The maximum number of features (records) that can be exported is 500 per data layer.
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Countywide Fire Districts with resulting shapefile viewed in ESRI's ArcCatalog.
Tax Parcels and other data layers with fewer than 500 features visible in the map. Tax Parcel shapefile viewed in ArcCatalog.