Clicking on the
View/Map hint menu item provides the means for managing the hint feature for the Map area. In the case of a vector layer the hint feature offers a possibility to display information about shape attributes whenever the mouse pointer is stopped over a particular shape. If a pixel or grid layer is being viewed, the hint feature automatically shows the data associated with a pixel under the mouse pointer.
To manage the hint feature
View/Map hintmenu item - this invokes the
Map hintproperties dialog box.
Map hintproperties dialog box select one option from the
Map hintslist: auto - show complete information about the attributes, predefined - show information about only one attribute, off - turn off the hint feature.