The mobile environment is optimized to make the best use of the smaller screen size of phones and tablets as well as leverage native GPS support of these devices.
The desktop environment provides users with tools and functionality consistent with the leading browsers used on PC and Mac machines.
This version of the user's guide is written for the mobile environment. The images used to illustrate the examples were captured using an Android mobile device. When using a mobile device other than Android, some differences in appearance may be seen but the functionality will remain the same.
User's guides for both environments are available from the Help menu at www.gcgis.org.
The mapping application consists of two main components. Each of these components provides tools to do certain tasks.
Tools used to move around in the map.
Tools to perform searches, change map content and characteristics, print, and identify features.