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Copying Feature Information

You can copy feature information from many of the layers available in WFDSS. Features that can be copied display the Copy Icon Copy icon.

To copy feature information:

  1. From an Incident or Analysis map, select the I Icon Identify tool.
  2. Click the point of interest.
  3. From the left pane, choose the Info tab, then click Feature Information. The Feature Information popup window appears.
  4. Select a layer from the Query Layer drop-down list.
  5. Click Query Layer. A message notifies you if the layer does not intersect your point of interest, and positive query results are displayed. Layers Queried keeps track of layers previously queried for that point.
  6. Click the Copy Icon Copy icon next to the feature you want to copy. The Feature Copy popup window appears.
  7. Type a Shape Label and select the Shape Type from the drop-down list.
  8. If you select Fire Perimeter as the Shape Type, enter the appropriate Fire Perimeter Input Parameters:
    • Effective Date
    • Effective Time
    • Source Types
    • Comments
    • Mark the Update Incident size checkbox if you want to update the incident size
  9. Click Copy. The feature is copied.

Last updated on 9/16/2016 11:29:49 AM.

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Maps and Shapes

To copy feature information:

See Also

About Maps

Using the Map View

About Shapes

About Analysis Shape Files (STFB, NTFB, FSPro)

Deleting Shapes

Drawing Shapes on the Map

About Planning Areas

Subscribing to Planning Area Notifications

Creating a Planning Area

Drawing a Landscape Extent

Querying the Landscape Data

Creating a Barrier

Creating an Analysis Ignition File

Merging Two Shapes

Uploading Shapes

Creating a Landscape Mask

About Images

Uploading Images

Capturing Map Images

Downloading National Data Layers

Downloading Incident Shapes

Downloading Fire Perimeters

Viewing Shapes

Viewing Unit Shapes on a Map

Viewing, Copying or Downloading Feature Information

Downloading Feature Information

Viewing Smoke Dispersion Information

Viewing the Fire Danger Rating Graph

Saving Fire Danger Rating Graphs to Incident Content

Viewing Strategic Objectives


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors