Release notes 2.10

  • Created : 26 September 2019
  • Last updated : 26 September 2019

This is the production release of GeoResGlobe. It is identified as version 2.10 as it is aligned with the Queensland Globe release cycle.

The intention for this release is to replace the current MinesOnlineMaps spatial viewer. Notifications of fixes and changes will be posted on this page. We appreciate your patience and feedback as we implement the changes.

It is recommended that new users access the Tutorial Videos and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to highlight the functionality and workflows within the new web application.

Further functionality will be added to the new GeoResGlobe application with continuing maintenance scheduled. Feedback on GeoResGlobe can be provided via the opendata@resources.qld.gov.au email address.

New and improved features:

Below are a list of new and improved features that are available in release 2.10:

  • Permits over time
  • Only active under 1 Million scale. Uses a time-slide type function (similar to past imagery) to view the progression of a permit over a specific or specified time.
  • This feature only shows data that was current from the 1st July 2015 through to 11th June 2019.
  • Advanced Permit Search
  • Allows searching across multiple layers based on an attribute query (similar to “query layer attribute”).
  • Attribute query predictive text
  • Query layer attributes now provides suggestions for valid attributes that are available in the data.
  • Measure bearing and distance
  • Shows line segment distances as well as the total line distance. Bearing can also be seen for final line segment in bottom left of map face.
  • Measure bearing and distance
  • Shows line segment distances as well as the total line distance. Bearing can also be seen for final line segment in bottom left of map face.
  • Save line measurements in Places
  • Line measurements can be saved to Places for future use in saved maps and prints.
  • Area measurements cannot be saved.
  • Field inspection report
  • Creates a report and csv or Shapefile which show the coordinates of permits corners.
  • Available as a feature action from MDL, MC, ML and Infrastructure ML application and grant layers.
  • Export all at once from table
  • Exports all the results from the table into a zipped folder. Each tab from results table are separated into different files within the zipped folder.
  • Default stroke width of 1 pixel (px)
  • Stroke used for drawing places now defaults to 1px instead of 3px.
  • Add all to Places from search
  • User can now add all the search results to Places at once.
  • Limited to 100 results.
  • Move labels in Places
  • Once labels are added to a feature they can be moved using an offset pixel distance. Positive “x” values move east, positive “y” values move north, negative “x” value move west and negative “y” values move south.
  • Group Editing of Places
  • Places can now be appended into a group. This allows for symbology, visibility and label changes to be made at a group level.
  • Highlight features on screen as you roll over them
  • Features in the results table will highlight on the map as they are rolled over with the mouse cursor in the table.
  • Compacted legend
  • Layer symbology is now beside the layer name and spacing between each layer has been decreased.
  • Print map with graticules
  • Display graticules on a printed map from the print window.
  • Print map with Lat Long Tics
  • Display Lat Long tics on a printed map using the Display drop down from the print window.
  • Only available in 2D mode and map rotation is not supported.
  • Print map with MGA grid lines
  • Display MGA grid lines on a printed map using the Display drop down from the print window.
  • Only available in 2D mode and map rotation is not supported.
  • Grid will only appear on scales between 1:1,000 and 1:500,000. Grid lines may appear on an angle because it is an MGA Grid displayed on a geographic projection of Web Mercator EPSG 102100.
  • Limit legend to map extent
  • Display MGA grid lines on a printed map using the Display drop down from the print window.
  • Georeferenced images
  • Add .jpg or .png images to GeoResGlobe and georeference them.
  • Maximum image size handled is 7Mb for .png, and 3Mb for .jpg files.
  • New icons in results table
  • New icons for “Advanced intersect report” and “Download table” results have been added to the results table.
  • Filter layer using results from an Attribute Query
  • A “Display only query results” checkbox is now available in the Attribute Query window. When this checkbox is activated the layer used to run the query will only display the features returned in the results.
  • The filter for this layer will remain on screen until the results table is closed.