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Viewing or Downloading Other Unit Shapes

Once the Data Manager has uploaded unit shapes, any WFDSS user can view or download the shapes from any map display in WFDSS.

To view or download Other Unit Shapes:

  1. Navigate to a map display in WFDSS.
    • From the Data Management > select the Unit Map sub-tab.
    • From the Incident List > select the incident > click Assess Situation. The Situation Map appears.
    • From the Analysis List> select a completed analysis > click View Results. The map for the selected analysis appears.
    • Choose the Intelligence tab. A map of your assigned Geographic Area appears.
  2. Choose the Map sub-tab if it’s not already selected. It is located to the left of the map display.
  3. Locate and expand the Unit Fire Planning map layers.
  4. Locate and expand the shape for the administrative unit you want to view Other Unit Shapes for. The administrative Unit Outline displays on the map.
  5. Expand the Other Unit Shapes map layers, and then locate and expand the categories of shapes you are interested in.
  6. Select the shape(s) you want to display. The map refreshes and displays the selected shape.
  7. When the shape doesn't appear on your screen:
    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.
  8. Once you are zoomed in, select the I Icon tool, and then click inside the shape. The Info tab replaces the Map tab on the left side of the screen.
  9. Select Feature Information and a window appears that contains shape information.
  10. Download the shape from this location by clicking Download shapes icon .

Last updated on 2/13/2014 11:48:12 AM.

In This Section

Unit Shapes

To view or download Other Unit Shapes

See Also

Uploading Unit Shapes

Deleting Unit Shapes

Viewing Unit Shapes on a Map

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

Deleting Other Unit Shapes


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