Navigating in Digimap for Schools


Zoom to your location

On opening Digimap for Schools, your map window will be centred on Great Britain.

To zoom in on a location:

  • Double click on the map window
  • Double tap on the map window
  • Select the plus sign on the scale bar
  • Select any point on the scale bar to zoom to that scale
  • Select the drag zoom tool (above the scale bar), then drag a box on the map window to zoom to that area
  • Move the mouse scroll wheel towards the screen, i.e. away from you

To zoom out:

  • Select the minus sign on the scale bar
  • Select any point on the scale bar to zoom to that scale
  • Move the mouse scroll wheel away from the screen, i.e. towards you

scale bar

To move around

  • Click on the map window and drag, i.e. click and hold the left mouse button, then drag to move the map.
  • Tap on the map and hold, then drag to move the map.