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Quick Start Guide

Check out the quick start guide for five easy steps to start using the Blueprint viewer.

Video Tutorials

These brief videos will show you how to use some of the most important Blueprint tools.

Five Easy Steps to Using the Blueprint Viewer

1. Choose a data layer by clicking one of the icons in the upper right corner of the viewer.

Choose a data layer by clicking one of the icons in the upper right corner of the viewer.

The map and data layers are divided into categories with similar feature attributes or themes. From left to right: Hydrography, Political & Regulatory, Infrastructure, Habitat, and Augmentation. All layers within each group are listed alphabetically.

2. Select specific layers by clicking in the box to the left of the layer name.

Select specific layers by clicking in the box to the left of the layer name.

Click on the ellipsis to the right of the layer name for viewing and other options.

3. View the legend by clicking the drop-down arrow to the left of the checked box.

View the legend by clicking the drop-down arrow to the left of the checked box.

The legends for all selected layers will also appear in the Blueprint Legend pop-up box, which can be minimized and restored by clicking the icon at the bottom of the vertical column of icons on the left side of the Blueprint viewer.

4. Once you’ve selected the data layers of interest, start exploring. Click map attributes to open pop-ups with additional details and data.

Click map attributes to open pop-ups with additional details and data.

Use the pop-up scroll bar on the right to view all available information.

5. Click on the ellipsis at the bottom of the pop-up to view in a table format.

Click on the ellipsis at the bottom of the pop-up to view in a table format.

Like a spreadsheet, an attribute table can help you easily see and compare data. It will appear at the bottom of your browser window.

Video Tutorials

These brief video tutorials will help you learn how to use the Blueprint's most important tools.

Selecting and Viewing Data Layers

Using the Swipe Tool

Changing Layer Transparency

Using the Select Tool

Changing the Viewer Extent

Questions?

Please contact us if you have questions about how to use the Blueprint or would like to schedule a webinar tutorial for your group.