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Screen Captures allow you to take immediate or automated timed captures of what is happening in Weather Defender. This feature can be useful for capturing on-demand weather visuals, archiving storm events, or displaying weather updates on a company intranet.

Screen Capture

Screen Capture







1 - Quick Screen Capture

To make a quick screen-capture, click Map tab - Screenshot button. A prompt will appear with the current map name and timestamp as the default filename.

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Edit the defaults if desired and click Save.

NOTE: A "World File" is a text-based file that is used by GIS systems to display raster images. Check this box if you want to use the exported image in another GIS application.



2 - Capture Settings

To set up timed-captures or change the image effects, select the Capture Settings option on the Screenshot button drop-down menu:

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Overlay Text and X/Y Position: Select the text you would like to display over top of the exported screenshot. The following variables are available:

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2.1 - Image Effects

Screen Capture, Image Effects

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