Configuring a Map Display

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Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 370858P-01
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Use map displays to display geographic data, for example, the data of a GPS receiver, in a map section.

Complete the following steps to load geographic data and to display the data in a map section. Use map data from a cache so that you can execute this example offline.

  1. Select DIAdem NAVIGATOR.

  2. Select File»New.

  3. Drag and drop the data set VIEW_MapDisplay.tdm in file browser from the example folder into the Data Portal to load the map data.
  4. Select DIAdem VIEW.

  5. Select Assigned Worksheet Partitions»Map/2D Axis System.

  6. Select Display from the context menu of the map display to specify the channels that DIAdem is to use for the synchronization of the map display.

  7. Select the setting Cache for the Map type and enter the Cache path \Examples\Documents\MapCache\.

  8. Select the TimeStamp channel for the Synchronization track and the cursor dimension X-Cursor.

  9. Select for Longitude the channel Longitude and the cursor dimension Y-Cursor.

  10. Select for Latitude the channel Latitude and the cursor dimension Z-Cursor.

  11. Click OK.

  12. Activate the Data Portal.

  13. First select the channel Longitude and then <Ctrl> press the Latitude channel and drag the channel pair into the axis system.

  14. Double-click the axis system.

  15. Click Cursor Synchronization.

  16. Select the cursor dimension Y-Cursor for Abscissa because this cursor dimension is assigned to the longitude in the map display.

  17. Select the cursor dimension Z-Cursor for Ordinate because this cursor dimension is assigned to the latitude in the map display.

  18. Click OK to close the dialog boxes.

  19. Select Settings»Cursor Parameters and enter the Speed 10 so that DIAdem plays the data at a speed 10 times faster than the speed with which the data was recorded.

  20. Click OK.

  21. Click Curve Cursor on the tool bar.

  22. Select Go to Start on the toolbar to set the cursor to the start of the animation.

  23. Click Start on the toolbar to start the animation. With the cursor DIAdem shows the current channel values in the map section.

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