Rotation Tools


To rotate a line, scribble, smooth curved line, or flight line:


Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the line until it changes to the highlighted color. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the line. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate a rectangle:



Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the rectangle until it changes to the highlighted color. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the rectangle. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate a polygon:


Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the polygon until it changes to the highlighted color. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the polygon. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate an isometric shape:


Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the isometric shape until a blue highlighted square appears around the isometric shape. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the isometric shape. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate an image overlay:

Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the image overlay until a blue highlighted square appears around the image overlay. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the image overlay. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate a label:


Select the Rotate Tool.


Hover over the label until a blue highlight appears around the label. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the label. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.




To rotate a marker after it has been placed:


Select the Rotate Tool from the top menu bar.


Hover over the marker until a blue highlight appears. The mouse pointer will transform into two arrows shaped into a circle.


Click and drag your mouse right or left to rotate the marker. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.



To rotate a group of overlays:


Note: Labels and markers remain upright when a group of overlays rotates around the selected point. The other overlay types in the group will rotate normally.


Create two or more overlays. For example: a marker and a rectangle.


In the top of the Layer Panel, click on the blue Folder Icon that has the tooltip: Add Group.


You will see the folder appear in the Layer Panel.


Click and drag the overlay rows into the folder.


Note: If the Layer Panel has a long list of folders and overlays, you may want to select the input folder from a list that only displays folders. First, click on the overlay row’s three dots. Second, select: Move to Folder. Third, click on the input folder.


In the top menu bar, select the Rotate Tool.


On the left-side pop-up that appears in the Map View, check on the Group Rotate box.


In the Map View, hover over any overlay in the group. You will see the group of overlays are highlighted together.


Click and hold at the point that you want the overlays to rotate around. Drag your mouse right or left to change the rotation of the overlays. The angle of the rotation will be displayed.


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