Discuss everything about iMapBuilder and interactive maps in our support forum.
Take a Tour
The opening main window of the iMapBuilder - Interactive Flash Map Software looks as shown below.
The Menu bar
The Menubar and its menus is where you can access and perform most of the functions of the iMapBuilder - Interactive Flash Map Software. Click a menu item (and position the mouse over a menu item subsequently after an item is clicked) and its associated menu drops down revealing the options as shown below, for the File menu.
You can also invoke the menus using the Alt key of your keyboard plus the first letter of a menu. For example to invoke the File menu press Alt on your keyboard and holding it down press F.
Several important functions of the Menubar are displayed using the same icons as in the menus conveniently below the menubar on a Toolbar. To find out what these buttons stand for simply hold your mouse pointer on any of them and a tool tip will indicate their function.
Information bar and other function buttons
The information bar located just below the toolbar gives displays information about the map being created. You can also use the Layout buttons to position the map in the Preview panel. The information bar displays the Map name, the number of states or regions in the map that can be individually selected or modified and the currently active region of the map.
The Preview Panel
This panel displays the selected map being created. Changes to the attributes of the map can be viewed here. The HTML Settings tab helps you to define the HTML attributes of the map such as Page Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords and Background color.
The Map Options and Settings panel
Using this panel you can fine tune other attributes of your map with relation to the page you are creating. Using the Settings tab you can set colors for regions of your map and link areas of your map to a web page. Depending on the map the Settings tab will change accordingly into the Region Settings or States Settings, Province/Territory, Country or Continent/Region tab.