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Status Future Consideration
Product Spotfire
Categories Maps
Created by Guest
Created on May 4, 2017

Don't reset map view when adding a new shapefile

When adding a new layer (shapefile) to a currently configured map, the map always zooms out to cover the extend of the newly added layer (shapefile).  I often have my map zoomed in and set to a specific area of interest and then after I add the new  layer (shapefile) I have to reposition map.  There should be a setting to not reposition the map when adding a new  layer (shapefile).

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  • Guest
    Jul 21, 2020

    I would prefer zooming to all shapes in the layer to be an option you could set in the settings. So you could choose either (1) the current zoom methodology; (2) Don't change the extent at all; or (3) zoom to all the shapes in the new layer. Many times I know what the layer is I'm adding and don't need to see all the shapes.

  • Guest
    Jul 20, 2020

    Additionally, imo, if you instead zoom into the map so as to show all the shapes in the new layer, that would be even better.