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2.1 IDV Basic Concepts
In this section, you will learn the basic concepts for using the IDV Graphical User Interface (GUI).

2.1.0  Introduction to the IDV GUI
In this section, we will examine some of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) features of the IDV.
2.1.1  Navigating (Zooming, Panning and Rotating) the Display Window
The mouse and keyboard can be used to zoom, pan and rotate the view in the Display Window.
2.1.2  The Main IDV Menu
In this exercise, we explore some of the items in the main menu bar of the IDV.
2.1.3  The View and Projections Menus
In addition to the main menu bar, each Display Window has another menu with options for controlling just that view. In this section, we will explore some of the features of the View and Projections menus associated with each Display Window.
2.1.4  Changing Background Maps
The IDV is distributed with a set of maps of varying resolution and coverage. You can change the maps being displayed in any Display Window using the Map Display Control.
2.1.5  Projection Manager
In this section we will cover how to create and edit map projections.
2.1.6  Exiting the IDV
Exiting the application is easy.
2.1.7  Starting the IDV with Java Web Start
You can also start the IDV through the Java Web Start program.

 


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