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Zooming in and out on the interactive map

You can zoom in and out (increase and decrease the magnification) of the interactive map. The controls for zooming in and out are in the navigation section on the left of the screen.

Interactive map magnification options 

How to zoom in (increase magnification)

When the map first appears, it will normally show the whole county. You'll probably want to zoom in to see more detail for the area you are interested in. There are several ways to do this. You can use whichever method you prefer.

Either:

  • Click on the + button at the top of the navigation section (there are three + buttons, the larger buttons have a larger effect than the smaller ones).
  • There will be a slight pause and the map will update to display the zoomed in view.
  • If you need to zoom in more, continue to click the + button until you zoom in sufficiently

or

  • Click on the Zoom in option to select it (the background of the option will turn yellow)
  • Click on the point of the map you want to zoom in on.
  • There will be a slight pause and the map will update to display the zoomed in view.
  • If you need to zoom in more, click the map again.

or

    Click on the Zoom in option to select it (the background of the option will turn yellow)
    Click and drag the mouse over the area of the map you want to zoom in on.
    There will be a slight pause and the map will update to display the zoomed in view.

How to zoom out (reduce magnification)

There are several ways to zoom out. Use the method you prefer.

Either:

  • Click on the - button at the top of the navigation section (there are three - buttons, the larger buttons have a larger effect than the smaller ones).
  • There will be a slight pause and the map will update to display the zoomed out view.
  • If you need to zoom out more, continue to click the - button until you zoom out sufficiently.

or

  • Click on the Zoom out option to select it (the background of the option will turn yellow)
  • Click on the point of the map you want to zoom out from.
  • There will be a slight pause and the map will update to display the zoomed out view.
  • If you need to zoom out more, click the map again.
  • Updated: 09 Dec 2014

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