Creating Your Map Session - mapreveal - 2023 - 2023.1

MapReveal™ Software Guide

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MapReveal™ Software Guide
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You can access the list of all current map sessions in the dashboard by selecting the Map Session component on the top navigation bar. Click on Create New Session button, at the center of the page to start rendering map session.

A new page is created which includes an untitled session with navigation tools, a working area, and a panel for adding or modifying data layers. When a layer is selected, a panel containing styling tools designed for customized visualization appears.

  • Working Area or Map Screen - This is where you can visualize the geospatial and non-spatial data uploaded either from a local system or from the data library.
  • Map Control Menu - A toolbar on the bottom right corner of the map session is used to explore the map session layer to access features like records for an area of interest or distance between two points.
  • Panel - All data upload, modification, and analysis in the working area is managed by the working panel on the left side. Any changes introduced and saved in this panel are automatically reflected in the session. There are two main components in this section:
    1. Layers - This panel is used to add layers and perform various types of operations on it. The dataset used within this layer can be uploaded from a local system or selected from the built-in data library.

      Multiple layers can also be added in a single session. Once the layers are added, you can arrange them as required by drag and drop method. Certain components like group, duplicate, hide and lock are provided to organize and maintain the layers in a session.

      The Styling panel allows you to customize how the map session layers are rendered in the working area.

    2. Tools - This panel is used to perform operations on the map session layer to gain analytical insights. It consists of the three components listed below:
      • Feature Editing - You can select a layer from the map session to implement attribute changes or updates.
      • Vector Processing - You can perform a list of operations such as spatial analysis, geometry, grid, table join, network analysis and statistical analysis on the selected data. Each option provides an extension of subprocesses as well.

      Dashboard Menu

      The Dashboard Menu at the top-right corner reveals a list of options that descend vertically, following which you can navigate through options such as Home, Bookmarks, Publish, Print Map, Notification, Chat, Profile, and Logout.

  • Home - This option redirects you to the Dashboard screen.
  • Bookmarks - This option allows you to bookmark the map screen where zoom extent of the specific map session will be stored for future reference. You can create multiple bookmarks for each map session.
  • Publish - This option allows you to create a sharable web map using a public URL. For more information, see Publishing your Map Session.
  • Print Map - This option allows you to create layouts for printable maps. You can also export maps in different file formats such as PNG, JPEG, and PDF. For more information, see Exporting your Map Session.
  • Notification - This option generates a pop-up that displays all the Notifications.
  • Chat - This option redirects to Chat screen, where you can discover and connect with other collaborators to clarify their queries. Alternatively, you can also deactivate chat for a period of 30 days, by clicking on settings icon.
  • Profile - This option redirects to Settings page, which contains options such as Subscription, Profile, Change Password, Organization Details and Logout.
    • Subscription - You can upgrade or downgrade current subscription plan. For more information on this, see Subscription.
    • Profile - You can add, edit and save personal details.
    • Change Password - You can set new password.
    • Organization Details - You can add, edit and save information about their organization.
    • Logout - You can exit the web interface.
  • Logout - This option allows you to exit the MapReveal™ software and redirects user to Sign In page.