Mappler Visitor Manual

2009 VERTICES

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Please use Internet Explorer for best results when using this website

Site Administrator: Log in on the administrator site and click the Help link for relevant help topics.

Members: Log in and click the Help link to find help topics for members.

Members of this site have added points and data to the map. The initial map shows no points. Click a box in the key to view the point data entered on that category. This will toggle each point type on and off. You may display all points at once by toggling each point on.

The points are categorized. The key defines each icon. If you click on one of the points, click the "View Detail" button at the bottom to view a description of that point (if available).

Layer Functions

The Princeton Index Map has been customized to fit the specific needs of Princeton Index.


Layers

 

Toggle each layer on and off by using this box. For instance, to view Median Household Income data from the 1990 Census, first select "Census 1990" from the first drop down box, and "Median Household Income" in the second.

The resulting image will show a thematic map representing the areas based on 1990 Census Block Group Median Household Income. The legend will be located on the bottom left of the page.

Refresh the browser to return the map to original settings.

Toolbar Functions
The Site Administrator has chosen whether or not to display this toolbar. If you do not see these functions across the top of the map, see "Map Functions" above for help.

Measure Distance
Select the Measure Distance Tool. Click a starting point on the map to begin. Continue to click along a route you wish to measure. To go back one point use the Undo Tool . To remove the entire drawing use the Erase Tool .


The red-dashed box on the left calculates the cumulative distance. The beige box on the right calculates the distance of the current segment.
 


Measure Area
Select the Measure Area Tool. Click a starting point on the map to begin. Continue to click along the border of an area you wish to measure. To go back one point use the Undo Tool . To remove the entire drawing use the Erase Tool .


The red-dashed box on the left calculates the cumulative distance. A beige box calculates the distance of the current segment. Area is calculated in square miles in the maroon box and in acres directly below. When you are ready to finish the polygon, press Enter.


Default Map
Select to return to the original view of the map site. The map will return to the original style (map, satellite, or hybrid) and zoom level. This will eliminate the search results and redisplay every point on the map.

Recenter
Select to return to the default map view and zoom level. You will maintain the map style you are viewing (map, satellite, or hybrid) and your search results.

Zoom In/Out
Select the Zoom In or Zoom Out Tool to increase or decrease the viewing area on the map.


Click the Zoom In Tool and click once on the map. Expand the maroon box by moving the mouse, then left click again to choose the new zoom view.
Click the Zoom Out Tool and do the same to zoom out.


Pan Tool
Select the Pan Tool , then click and drag the mouse on the map to adjust the map view.

 
Adding Data

Only members of this site have permission to Log In. Members may add and edit point data.

For any other questions or concerns, please contact gis@vertices.com