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Attribute Search

The Attribute Search Tool allows map features to be selected based on values in the layer's attribute table. The selection results will be highlighted on the map and the results will be displayed in the Results Display Tool. .

To Perform an Attribute Search

  • Select the layer to be queried from the drop down list. Once a layer is selected, the list of available column names will update below.


  • Double - Click the column name with the left mouse button to include in the query. The column name will be added to the SQL text box.


  • Select a search operator by pressing one of the operator buttons.


  • Type a search value into the SQL text box, or press the Get Unique Values button to see a list values in the layer. Double - Click the value item in the list with the left mouse button to add it to the SQL text box.


  • Press the Search button.


  • The map will zoom to the selected features and the results will be displayed in the Results Display Tool. See Using the Search Results for how to use the Results Display.


  • Press the Clear button to clear the SQL text box and start a new search.


  • Press the Save Search button to save your search. See To Save a Search for how to use the Saved Searches Tool.