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To create a planning area:

  1. From the Incident List, select an incident.
  2. Click Assess Situation. The map appears with the selected incident marked and centered on the map.
  3. To select the map layers you want to view and to see map legends, click the Map tab.
  4. Click the + sign next to the Incident map layer to expand the tree view.
  5. Select either the Polygon Draw Polygon Icon or Rectangle Draw Rectangle Icon tool.
  6. Place your cursor on the map where you want to start drawing.
  7. Hold down the Shift key as you drag the mouse around the area you want to include, then double-click to release the tool. (You can also move the mouse and click once for each point you want to add to the polygon.) The shape appears as a yellow shaded area.
  8. Click the Green circle + symbol to the right of the Planning Area layer to expand the view.
  9. Click Save. The temporary shape name changes to Current, and the outline of the shape turns purple.

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Creating a Planning Area


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