How do I adjust layers visibility and drawing order?

All layer adjustment will be done through the Layer tool located on the toolbar.

  1. Select one of the Layer Lists
    Water Layer List - displays list of water data layersHabitat and Environment Layer List - displys list of habitat and environment data layersAdministrative Boundaries - displays administrative boundary data layers inc watershedsBase Data Layer List
  2. Click the triangle to the left of the layer name to view the symbols for that itemHow to View Symbol
  3. Toggle the check box to turn on and off
  4. Additional options are presented to the right, when the (...) icon to the right of the layer name is selected:How to View Additonal Layer Options
    • Set transparency
    • Show labels
    • Move layer up or down on the list, which also changes the display order on the map
    • Show item details

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