Advanced Internet Mapping System User's Guide (for Mobile Devices)

This application was developed for the HTML5 environment using JQuery Mobile and ESRI's JavaScript Application Programming Interface (API). It is designed as a true cross-browser application that will function on mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets as well as in all major desktop browsers.

The mobile environment is optimized to make the best use of the smaller screen size of phones and tablets as well as leverage native GPS support of these devices.

  • Designed and developed to work on all major mobile platforms including Android, iOS, and Windows 8.1 Mobile.
  • Custom drawing tools allow users to annotate, symbolize, and draw graphics on the map using the touch capabilities of mobile devices.

The desktop environment provides users with tools and functionality consistent with the leading browsers used on PC and Mac machines.

  • Designed and developed to work on all major desktop browsers including Google Chrome, FireFox, and Internet Explorer.
  • Custom Auto Complete (predictive text) search technology provides search results with just a few key strokes.
  • Printing, exporting, and report features allow users to extract information in formats that best suit individual requirements.

This version of the user's guide is written for the mobile environment. The images used to illustrate the examples were captured using an Android mobile device. When using a mobile device other than Android, some differences in appearance may be seen but the functionality will remain the same.

User's guides for both environments are available from the Help menu at

The mapping application consists of two main components. Each of these components provides tools to do certain tasks.

Tools used to move around in the map.

Tools to perform searches, change map content and characteristics, print, and identify features.