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The Scale Bar component helps your user get a sense of feature sizes and distances on the map. As the user adjusts the zoom scale, the scale bar changes dynamically.

You can configure the settings that control the scale bar style and units of measurement.

 

Main Settings

Field

Description

Title

Type a title to display for the component. This title is used both in Web and Designer.

Icon

To select an icon to represent the component, click Select Icon, click the desired icon, and click OK. To remove the icon, click Clear Icon.

Style

Select the style of the line to display the scale bar. You can select either Line or a Ruler. The default is Line.

Show Dual Units

Whether to display both Metric and Imperial units. This setting is only available when the scale bar's Style is set to Line.

 

Visibility Filters

Field

Description

Visible To

Determines which users and groups can access this component. If no users or groups are specified, all users can access this component by default.

The Hidden From setting overrides this setting.

Hidden From

Determines which users and groups are explicitly forbidden to access this component.

 This setting overrides the Visible To setting.

 

Layout

Field

Description

Slot

Select the slot to position the component within the Map component. In addition to the various positions on the map, such as Top Left and Bottom Center, you can position the component within the map context menu, which appears when the user right-clicks the map. You can also position the component within the Popup slot, which appears at the mouse cursor. 

This setting only appears when the component is within the Map component.

Margin (px)

The margin space around the component in pixels.

Initially Hidden

Specifies whether or not the component is initially hidden when the app loads. If selected, the component remains hidden unless activated, for example, by the Show command.

Map

The Map components this component affects. This setting cannot be modified if this component is either a subcomponent of a Map component or there is only a single Map component in the app.

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