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Viewing Unit Shapes on a Map

Any WFDSS user can view Unit Shapes on the Incident, Intelligence, Analysis, or Unit maps. Unit Shapes are located in the Unit Fire Planning Map Layers.

To view Unit Shapes on the incident, intelligence or analysis maps:

  1. Navigate to the appropriate map by doing one of the following:
    • From the Incident List > select the incident > click Assess Situation. The map f or the incident appears.
    • Choose Intelligence tab. The map of your assigned geographic area appears.
    • From the Analysis List > select the analysis > click View Results. The map for the selected analysis appears.
  2. Choose the Map sub-tab > Unit Fire Planning map layers > select the shape(s) you want to display. The map refreshes and displays the selected shape.
  3. If the shape doesn't appear on your screen, do the following:
    1. Click the down arrow to the right of the shape. The shape tools appear.
    2. Select the Hand Icon Pan tool. The map shifts to the shape on the map.
    3. Zoom out to see the analysis or incident in relationship to the selected shape.
    4. Click Arrow Icon to select the shape.

Last updated on 9/30/2016 3:38:36 PM.

To view unit shapes on the Unit map:

  1. Click the Data Management tab.
  2. From the Objectives sub-tab, select the Geographic Area > Agency > Unit that you would like to view unit shapes for. Once selected, the unit's name is highlighted blue.
  3. Click the Unit Map sub-tab. The map layers opens to display unit-related layers for the selected unit and the unit outline displays in the map.

Last updated on 9/30/2016 3:38:36 PM.


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Unit Shapes

To view unit shapes on the map:

See Also

Uploading Unit Shapes

Deleting Unit Shapes

Managing Strategic Objective Shapes

Strategic Objective Examples for use with Spatial Fire Planning

Guidelines for Developing Shapes used with the SFP Process

Managing Management Requirement Shapes

Drawing and Associating Management Requirement Shapes

Editing Associations for Management Requirement Shapes

Replacing Management Requirement Shapes

Uploading Management Requirement Shapes

Drawing Other Unit Shapes

Other Unit Shapes

Uploading Other Unit Shapes

Viewing or Downloading Other Unit Shapes

Deleting Other Unit Shapes


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

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