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MapTip tool in the WebOffice html client

MapTip tool in the WebOffice html client

 

The MapTip tool enables users to retrieve information by just moving the mouse over objects in the map. Depending on the project configuration it can be activated with project start or manually. With the drop-down menu right of the button the user can specify the matter of interest to a single layer.

 

Choose between all visible and specific layers for MapTip

Choose between all visible and specific layers for MapTip

 

Note: Provide a better overview about layers available for MapTip by configuring layer categories (like in the figure below). See chapter List of Layer Categories for details.

Note: If a polygon is fully overlapped by another polygon of the same layer, the smaller one is going to be selected for the maptip. 

 

MapTip layer selection with configured layer categories

MapTip layer selection with configured layer categories

 

In case the cursor is located above an identifiable object, MapTip is able to

provide direct access to Images related to the object

provide direct access to a Neighbor Search

provide direct access to External Applications related to the object

provide direct access for generating a WebOffice ePaper report

add the identified object to the current selection set in the Search result.

 

Possible MapTip window in the WebOffice html client

Possible MapTip window in the WebOffice html client

 

Icon

Menu Item

Description

html_MapTip4

Add feature to the current selection

Adds the currently identified feature to the Search Result.

html_MapTip5

Activate neighbor search

Only available if Neighbor Search is configured for the layer. Click to automatically search for neighboring features according to the configuration.

html_MapTip6

Move

Allows you to move the MapTip window.

html_MapTip7

Open hyperlink

Only available if a Hyperlink is configured. Click to open the hyperlink.

html_MapTip7b

Generate WebOffice ePaper report

Only available if ePaper is configured. Click to generate a WebOffice ePaper report.

html_MapTip8

Pin and delete MapTip

Click once to pin the MapTip window, otherwise it will disappear after a while. Click a second time to delete the window.

MapTip buttons

 

If more than one image is linked to an object, the user can switch between the single pictures like in a photo gallery. The order of the pictures is determined by the order in the configuration of the result field list (from top down).

 

Switch between multiple MapTip images in the WebOffice html client

Switch between multiple MapTip images in the WebOffice html client

 

Note: See chapter Identify MapTip for details about the tool configuration in WebOffice author.

Note: See chapter MapTip for details about the layer specific MapTip configuration in WebOffice author.

Note: See chapter Neighbor Search for details about the configuration of neighbor search in WebOffice author.

Note: See chapter Integration of External Application for details about the configuration of e.g. linked images or URLs in WebOffice author.

Note: You can change the image displaying the MapTip loading progress in the file properties_weboffice_user.xml.

<record jsxid="toolmaptip.request.icon" type="" jsxtext="images/toolmaptip_request_32x32.gif"/> 

<record jsxid="toolmaptip.request.hotspot.x" type="" jsxtext="20"/>

<record jsxid="toolmaptip.request.hotspot.y" type="" jsxtext="20"/>

See also chapter client_workspace Directory.