Scale Bar Control

VertiGIS Studio Reporting provides a variety of controls related specifically to the map. These controls appear if a user is licensed for both VertiGIS Studio Reporting and VertiGIS Studio Printing.


Includes a scale bar in the report output.

The Scale Bar control works with 2D maps only. If you print a 3D web scene from a Web AppBuilder app, the Scale Bar control will be blank.

Properties Common to Most Controls

For more information about the properties listed below, see Properties Common to Most Controls.

For more information regarding each of the property groups, see the Control Reference.



Sets the unit of scale displayed. By default, the unit is set to the same measure unit as that used in the report template Measure Units setting.

Map Name

Defines the Map Picture Box control or Feature Map control you wish to display the map information for.


Allow Markup Text

Type: Boolean

Sets whether you can use HTML markup tags to format the text in the Text property.

See the following resource for what tags are supported.

Keep Together

Type: Boolean

Sets whether an item can be split horizontally across pages. When false, the report item will be split across pages if all its contents do not fit on one page. When true, the contents of the item will be printed, as a whole, on the next page.

Related Tutorials

Refer to the following resources for additional help on implementing this control: