Map Monitor

Table of Contents

Overview
Location
Host Group
Map Image Area
Background Map Image

Overview

It monitors the events of the hosts, cameras, sensors and relays which located on the image like a map. Map Monitor consists of the location, host group and map image area.

Map monitor

Figure 2.81. Map monitor


Location

It shows the hierarchical position of the selected group or host in button shapes. You can click buttons to move to the location directly.

Host Group

It shows the host group associated with the map image area. If you select the group, sub-item icons are displayed in the map image area. If you select the host, its camera, sensor and relay icons is displayed in the map image area.

Map Image Area

It displays the icon of sub-items for the selected item in the host group with the background map image. You can show or hide sub-items by clicking Show cameras / Show sensors / Show relays buttons on the toolbar or pop menu.

It basically fits the image to the area, but if you want to scale the image, click Zoom fit button in order to switch the mode. In scale mode, you can click Zoom original / Zoom in / Zoom out buttons and the slider to scale the background image. In this mode, double-clicking some position on the background image move the image position to the position as the center. If you move the pointer while pressing the mouse middle button, background image is moved along the pointer. If you click Zoom fit button again, it shows the image in fit mode.

You can change the position of icons on the background map image by drag & drop. Double-clicking the group or host icon jump to the item. If you double-click the camera icon, it executes Live Monitor for the camera. You can double-click the relay icon to activate the relay.

When the events occur for items or theis sub-items, the color of icon title becomes red and animation effect starts. To restore icons to normal state you must click the icon. You can customize the animation effect in Display Preference.

Background Map Image

You can change the background map image for the host group item by selecting Background... on the popup menu. If you click Default, it use default image for the background. If you click Custom, you can specify the image file for the background of the selected host group item.

Select background image

Figure 2.82. Select background image