Freeform Lines

To draw freeform lines on your map:

  1. Click the Lines icon ( Lines Icon ) in the annotation toolbar.
  2. Choose a line color from the Line drop-down menu and select a line thickness from the Thickness drop-down menu.
  3. Click the Add Line ( Add Balloon ) button in the annotation toolbar.
  4. Click on the map or image where the line should begin, then drag or trace an area as needed.
  5. When finished, release the mouse click to place the line.

 


Change Line Color/Thickness

To change the line color or thickness:

  1. Click to select the line you've placed on your map.
  2. Select a color from the Line drop-down menu and adjust thethickness from the Thickness drop-down menu in the annotation toolbar.

    Lines Icon

 


Move, Re-size, and Rotate Lines

To move a line you have placed on your map:

  1. Click to select the line you want move.
  2. When the line is selected, a four-directional arrow (  ) is displayed when you hover over the line to indicate it can be moved.
  3. Click and drag the line to the new location.

To re-size a a line you have placed on your map:

  1. Click to select the line you want re-size.
  2. When the line is selected, white boxes appear around the perimeter to indicate it can be resized.
  3. Move your mouse cursor over a white box and it changes to a two-directional arrow (  ).
  4. When you see the two-directional arrow (  ), click and drag to re-size the line.

To rotate a line you have placed on your map:

  1. Click to select the line you want rotate.
  2. When the line is selected, a green dot appears above the line to indicate it can be rotated
  3. Move your mouse to the green dot above the line to display the rotation icon ( Rotation Icon ).
  4. When you see the rotation icon, click and drag to rotate the line.
  5. Release the mouse button when finished to set your rotation.

 


Delete Lines

To delete a line from your map:

  1. Select the line on your map.
  2. Press the Delete key on your keyboard, or right-click the line and select delete from the drop-down menu to remove the line.