Working with globes

When you move your mouse over the map, any available data corresponding to the geographic position of your pointer location is displayed in the upper-right corner of the visualization.

You also can zoom and rotate the globe to focus on a desired geographical region.

To move a globe within a window

  • Click the top border of the visualization and drag the map to the desired location.

To zoom in on a globe

  1. Place your mouse pointer in the globe window.
  2. Press both mouse buttons and move the mouse forward (away from you).

To zoom out on a globe

  1. Place your mouse pointer in the globe window.
  2. Press both mouse buttons and move the mouse backward (toward you).

To rotate a globe

  • Right-click within the visualization and drag the mouse in the desired rotational direction.

To toggle lighting in a globe

You can turn on or turn off lighting in a globe based on the position of the sun given the time of day. The time is set by the Data Workbench server.

  • Right-click within the visualization and click Toggle Lighting. An X to the left of the menu item indicates that lighting is enabled.

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