Selection tools in the WebOffice core client

Selection tools in the WebOffice core client

 

The selection tools of the WebOffice core client can be usually found in the ribbon SELECT and contain the following tools:

Group Select

oSelect Rectangle

oSelect Line

oSelect Area

oSelect Circle

oClear Selection

Group Identify

oIdentify

oRaster Info

oSearch Coordinates

 

In case one of the four selection tools (Select Rectangle, Select Line, Select Area or Select Circle) has been activated, some configuration settings for spatial selection will be displayed. The following parameters can be set:

 

Choose the selection layer and mode

Choose the selection layer and mode

 

Selection Layer

Select from various selection layers depending on your WebOffice 10.9 R3 project configuration. You can select a specific layer by opening the selection list or - if configured - by entering the first letter(s) of a layer. When executing the last action the selection list is shown with all the layers and their categories, which apply to the filtering.

 

Layer selection by filtering

Layer selection by filtering

 

Note: To activate Layer selection with filter in WebOffice author standalone see chapters Select Line, Select Rectangle, Select Circle, Select Area and Identify.

 

Selection Mode

The selection mode defines whether a new result will be created, or objects will be added or removed to/from an existing result.

 

Selection mode

Selection mode

 

Additionally, other tools (e.g. Select Circle) may provide further configuration settings.

 

available settings for Selection by Circle

available settings for Selection by Circle

 

Note: The selection mode cannot be changed whenever the selection layer is set to Visible Layers. Multiple selections from various layers cannot be displayed in the Result List. Instead you will find them in the Feature Summary.

Note: By using the shortcut SHIFT + left mouse button in course of an active selection tool, it is possible to add objects to a current selection. For further information see Navigation Elements.

 

Dynamic Selection

Depending on the configuration, animated graphics (animated GIF files) can be used for object selection. This way, the user can identify the currently selected object in the map more easily.

 

Dynamic selection

Dynamic selection

 

Note: See chapter Dynamic Selection for details about the configuration.