are some tips for browsing Salmonscape?
in to a scale large enough where you can selectone
of the many images from
the Background Images drop
down box on the layer list.
Relief and Landsat True Color are
visible at startup. USGS Topos and Orthophotos become
visible as you zoom into larger scales. The current
scale for the display area is shown in the lower
left margin of the browser window.
quickly zoom to a different scale,
use the zoom toolbar on the right margin of the
browser window. See the FAQ, ‘How
Does the Zoom Toolbar Work?'
the display of several layers you are interested in seeing
by checking the appropriate ‘boxes’ to
the left of the layer names in the layer list.
Keep in mind that some of the layers cannot be displayed simultaneously because
of display conflicts. For example, you cannot display ‘Stock
Status’ and ‘Stream Attributes’ at the same time because
the line symbology along the stream network would become a visual mess
on the ‘Redraw Map’ button in the
lower left of the display to display the background image
and the selected layers.
can reposition the display by selecting the ‘Pan’ tool
from the Tools menu or the Hand button under 'Mapping
Help’ under the main 'Help' section
for more information on how panning works.
the tool is selected, you can repeat the panning operation
to browse a local area without having to reselect the
Pan tool. If you want to jump to another part of the
state, click on the approximate location on the overview
display area will be repositioned and the Pan tool will
still be active allowing you to browse the local area.
using SalmonScape, some things to keep in mind include:
not use the browser’s ‘back’ and ‘forward’ buttons.
patient. The software used to run the application only
processes one request at a time. If the ‘Retrieving
Map’ icon is visible, wait until it is gone and
the display of the image is complete before making
some cases, the application may ‘hang’ and
fail to return an image within 30 seconds or so. If
this happens, you can click on the browsers ‘Stop’ button
and then click on the ‘Go’ button to restart
that resizes the browser window will cause SalmonScape
to reset the display to the statewide view.