Table of Contents

Using the Table of Contents

The Table of Contents has two sections, the Map Layers tab and the Information tab. The Map Layers tab allows you to manage the data layers that are visible in your map. The Information tab is used to display information about the map. It is also the area where you enter in parameters for various tools.

Map Layers

  1. In the Table of Contents, data layers are orgainized into folders. To expand a folder, click on it.

    Table of Contents

  2. Once the folder is expanded, you can see the layers that are inside. To turn a layer on or off, check the checkbox next to the layer name.

    You can also view layer controls (layer transparency, legend, and metadata) by clicking on the layer name. icon. The layers transparency can be altered by clicking the fade and unfade icons for each layer. Graphics Form  Graphics Form

Information

  1. Information about the map and variables for different tools are displayed in the Information tab of the Table of Contents. Here is an example of results returned from the measure tool.

    Information