Draw & Edit AOIs

You may create & edit AOIs by drawing them on the map in a GO project.

Remember that you may only create and edit AOIs in projects that have not yet been run.

Navigating around the Map

Firstly, you probably want to navigate to your area of interest on the map. An easy way to do this is through the navigation search box on the top-left of the map - simply type what you are looking for and select from the search results:

Searching for the Sydney Opera House (this search is powered by Google Maps)Searching for the Sydney Opera House (this search is powered by Google Maps)

Searching for the Sydney Opera House (this search is powered by Google Maps)

Drawing a New AOI

You may draw a new AOI by clicking Polygon iconPolygon icon (next to the navigation search box).
(If this is not visible, click Pencil iconPencil icon under the Areas of Interest panel, to enable editing of AOIs.)

From here, click on the map to start drawing your AOI, then double-click (or click on the first point you added) to finish the AOI:

Drawing an AOIDrawing an AOI

Drawing an AOI

You may want to switch to a satellite basemap by using the Basemap toggleBasemap toggle toggle on the bottom-right corner of the map, as in the example above.

Editing an Existing AOI

You may edit an AOI by clicking it on the map, or by clicking on it in the list of AOIs. This will pan/zoom the map to the AOI, and show the AOI in a bright orange border.

From here, click & drag on the existing vertices AOI vertexAOI vertex to move them around, and click & drag on the midpoints MidpointMidpoint to add a new vertex between 2 existing vertices.

Editing an AOIEditing an AOI

Editing an AOI

Finally, click on the map outside the AOI, or clickCloseCloseto save & finish editing the AOI.


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