- General “look
and feel” enhancements to give
all major agency web-mapping applications a consistent
interface for ease of use.
toolbar buttons for frequently used tools from the menu
list. Now users can quickly change zoomin/zoomout,
pan, identify, etc. modes by clicking on a button rather
than searching the tool’s dropdown list for the desired
flashing “News” link
to alert users to changes in the application, data updates
availability. This new feature is news item, time/date activated.
Once the news item has expired, it will no longer flash,
once all news items expire, the news link will no longer
additional background images for better referencing:
True Color Landsat and USGS topos at the 1:250 thousand,
1:100,000 and 1:24,000 scales.
improved road data.
additional “Locators” under it’s
own sub-menu: Place Name Locator, Latitude-Longitude Locator,
LLID Locator and Stock Name Locator. The Place Name Locator
repositions the map window to a selected Place Name found
on the USGS 1:24,00 map scale series. The Latitude-Longitude
Locator repositions the map window to a latitude/longitude
coordinate supplied by the user. The LLID repositions the
map window based upon a user supplied LLID. The SaSI Stock
Name Locator repositions the map window to the beginning
of the selected stock run.
a simplified “Stocks by Area” query
to the SaSI Queries menu dropdown list. This query replaces
part of the former County and WRIA identifies. Users can
now get a listing of SaSI stocks by County or WRIA independent
of having to select a species of interest.
the layer names in the Table of Contents (TOC) links
to their respective description pages. Layer descriptions
are just a click away.
the “Redraw Map” button
flash to remind the user to update the map when changes
to the TOC have been
system response checking, browser compatibility
checking and pop-up
blocking checking to the opening of the
application. Users will be warned of potential slow
response times if the applications servers are temporarily
Since the agency’s web-mapping applications
make extensive use of child windows, users are notified
if their pop-up
blocking is blocking the site.
compatibility with most modern browsers. Many unsupported
browsers are able to run the application with
minimal loss of functionality.
major data redesigns for Barriers and the SaSI GIS
download functionality to support data structure
changes and allow the user to select specific layers
download. Users no longer have to download all data layers.
code to allow SalmonScape and GoHunt to be opened
simultaneously on the user’s computer. Users
are able to toggle back and forth between applications
without windowing conflicts.
- All ‘child’ windows are dismissed when the
mapping window is closed. Windows from “identifies” or
queries are no longer orphaned when the applications closes.
links to EDT ‘circle reports’ which
were never fully implemented. When performing am “identify” on
an EDT layer, a ‘circle report’ link was returned.
This link has now been dropped.