View record card
Move or pan the map
Zoom in or out
What do the icons mean?
Save a map to jpeg?
Print a map
Using map measurement tools
Move the map tools out of the way
Close the map tools
How to view a record card from the map?
You can single click on any parcel within the county to bring up the current record card for that property.
How to move around the map?
There are many ways to achieve this:
- You can click and drag with the LEFT mouse button to pan around the map.
- You can use the arrow keys on your keyboard to pan around the map as well.
How to zoom in or out on the map?
There are many ways to achieve this:
- You can move the slider bar on the left of the map toward the top of your screen to zoom in and move it toward the bottom to zoom out.
- You can roll the mouse scroll wheel forward to zoom in and backward to zoom out
- You can press the
icon and then use the LEFT mouse button to drag a rectangle around the area you wish to zoom in to. The
icon does the same for zooming out.
- You can hold down the SHIFT key and LEFT mouse button to drag a rectangle just like the
icon. With the CONTROL and SHIFT keys held while holding down the LEFT mouse button works just like the
- You can double click the mouse to zoom in one level
What do the icons up top mean?
- Use this icon to view map navigation help and tips.
- Use this icon to remove the highlights of the parcels selected on the map.
- Use this icon to zoom in on the map by drawing a rectangle around the area desired.
- Use this icon to zoom out on the map by drawing a rectangle on the map.
- Use this icon to zoom out on the map to the full extent of the county.
- Use this icon to return the map to the previous view.
- Use this icon to return the map to the next view if you had gone to a previous view.
- Use this icon to bring up aerial photography of the county. This also allows access to the transparency features of the aerial photography allowing you to compare two points in time.
- Use this icon to bring up the various other layers of the map including building and parcel boundaries, map text such as parcel dimensions and lot numbers, lot lines, street names, foreclosure markers, improved and land sales.
- This icon indicates that mouseover parcel information is currently OFF. If you click the icon, it will turn green
and turn mouseover parcel information ON.
- This icon indicates that mouseover parcel information is currently ON. If you click the icon, it will turn red
and turn mouseover parcel information OFF.
- Use this icon to bring up the measurement tools for the map. With these tools, you can measure linear length or area measurements by clicking points in the map.
- The linear measurements can be calculated in terms of miles, kilometers, feet, meters or yards.
- The area measurements can be calculated in terms of acres, sq miles, sq kilometers, hectares, sq yards, sq feet or sq meters.
- Use this icon to bring up a print current map screen.
How do I save a map to jpeg?
In order to save a map image, you need to press the
icon first in order to collapse all the layers into a single image. Then you can RIGHT click with your mouse over the new image that comes up in your browser and choose 'Save Picture As'. Select the name and location for the image to be saved and press SAVE.
How do I print a map?
In order to print a map image, you need to press the
icon first in order to collapse all the layers into a single image. Then choose the FILE option at the top of your browser and PAGE SETUP. In this popup window, select the LANDSCAPE option and set your margins to the minimum allowable (usually 0.168 inches). Press OK, then choose FILE once more and the PRINT option. Choose your installed printer and select the PRINT button.
How do I work with Aerial transparency?
To bring up the aerial layers, click on the
icon. In the window that pops up, each aerial available is listed in order by year from current backwards.
Click the checkbox next to the year(s) that you want to see. You can then click the arrow to the right of the most recent year that you are viewing to bring up the transparency tool.
To make that year's aerial more transparent, move the slider to the right. Moving the slider all the way to the right will make that year's aerial completely disappear while moving the slider only halfway to the right will make it transparent such that visual comparisons of the viewed properties can be made by the user between that aerial and the next year's aerial down that is checkmarked.
Click the arrow to the left of the transparency slider to close the transparency tool.
How do I use the map measurement tools?
To bring up the map measurement tool layer, click on the
icon. You should get a little blue popup on the right hand side of the page where you can
either pick the LEFT icon if you are interested in area measurements
or the MIDDLE icon if you are looking for linear measurements
. You can click on the word “Acres” or “Miles” if you would like to change those
units of measurements as well. Then click on the map to outline the area that you wish to measure, double-clicking the map when you have finished. The area or linear distance will be displayed in the bottom of the blue box that had popped up.
How do I move the map tool popups out of my way?
Each map tool that comes up from clicking an icon can be moved to any point on your open browser.
To do this, just hover your mouse over the gray bar at the top of the map tool,
click and drag your mouse to the place that you want to put the map tools.
Upon letting go of the LEFT mouse button, the map tools will remain where you last left them.
How do I close the map tool popups?
Each map tool popup has a close option at the bottom of the list as well as a
icon on the TOP RIGHT. By
clicking on either of these options, the map tool will vanish. You can use the map tool icons above the map to bring back the tools if so desired.