Object types


Compass rose graphic


Use the Compass rose graphic to show relative direction (North, South, East, West) on the map. When this object is selected it can be moved and resized. You can customize the colors of the compass rose.


Text box


Use a Text box object to display some text information on the map. You can change its appearance by changing the font, font size, font style and colour.


Legend


Use a Legend object to display a layer legend graphic within the map. This can be useful when copying the map to paste into reports and you would like to include the legend.


Shape key


Use a Shape key object to display the names and colours of shape files that have been added to the map. This can be useful when copying an image from the map to paste into reports and you would like to include the information to help identify what certain lines represent.