Map Layers settings
InfoEx offers flexibility by allowing each operation a choice over which map layers are available and which is the default for your operation.
Your map views in InfoEx cover the entire world. You can select which map layer you wish to use at any time to view the region you are interested in. You may prefer a satellite view at some times, or a topo map view at others. Some regions may have a topo map available that has advantages over the standard InfoEx topo map view.
If a freely available map of the correct format (wms) is available for a region, it is relatively easy to add it to the map layers that are available. Also compatibly geo-referenced aerial photography data can potentially be added to the satellite layer (see the Panorama ski hill in the Canadian InfoEx service for an example of this).
This page describes how an Operation Administrator can specify the preference for the operation.
|3.||Highlight the Map Layer row you want to select as your default or that you want to disable. Click on the pencil icon above the information table to open the Edit Layer dialogue window. Select the checkbox for either Default Layer or Disable Layer and select Update. A confirmation message that the setting has been updated will be displayed, and your edit will be reflected in the Map Layers information table.|
Functionality tested by
- Mar 23 2019: Stuart Smith