Member Polygons allows viewing the polygon notifications area for your member code(s) on a map. This is a read only display. In order to make changes to your polygons please click the “Polygon Updates” link for instructions.
Member Polygons is a Windows executable program utilizing Microsoft Click Once deployment and must be ran on a Windows computer from Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge browsers. If you are using Firefox or Chrome you will need to download and install the Microsoft Click Once add-on before attempting to use Member Polygons.
If you are running Windows Vista or previous editions of Windows, you must have Microsoft .Net version 2.0 installed and configured before attempting to run Ticket Search. Instructions for the Microsoft .Net setup can be found here → .Net Setup Help
- Click the “Member Polygons” link under the “Maintenance” column. Since this is an application it may take a little longer than expected to open
- Once opened, a list of all the member codes you have access to will be shown
- Click on the member code you wish to view. Once selected the “County” list will be populated with the number of polygons and/or grids for which you have requested notification. Counties with active polygons will be highlighted in yellow.
- Select the county you wish to view by clicking on the county name. You can only view one county at a time using the Grid Polygons.
- Click the “View” button located near the top right of the window.
- By default, the map view will zoom to fit the entire county. See “J” below for details.
Search criteria. Select the place name (city) from the drop down menu. Enter an address, street and cross street (cross street is not required). Then click on the “Street” or “Cross” button to search for the selected area. A list of found streets or cross street will be displayed in the box. To view the street on the map, simply click the street name from the box. The tab “Intersection” works the same way
“Hide”/”Show”. Either hides or shows the Search Criteria section
“Legend”. Displays a grid color legend used to identify type of grids displayed
“Move”. Is selected by default. Clicking the map will re-center the map to the mouse click
|“Bullseye”. This will display up to 1000 foot radius from where the map was clicked in 100 foot increments|
“Measure”. This will provide the distance in miles and feet from each click done on the map. The distance will be displayed in the bottom left of the window. Shown in Fig 1.b as “S”
|G||“Near”. Click a street on the map after selecting “Near” and it will display the addresses for the select street. Also shown in Fig 1.b as “S”|
|H||“Place”. Click the map after selecting “Place” and it will display the city for the select area. Also shown in Fig 1.b as “S”|
|I||“DateView”. Current not used in View mode|
|J||Zoom selection. You may zoom in and out by using the “1” through “5” buttons located at the bottom center of the window. The “County” button located below the zoom level will zoom you out to the county level, while the “In” and “out” buttons to the right of “County” will zoom you in or out one step for each click. You cannot zoom out further than county level. You may also zoom in by clicking and drawing a square on the map|
|K||“Clear”. This will clear any bullseyes that may be shown on the map|
|L||“Show Names”. If checked and the map is on zoom level 5 or higher the polygon names will appear|
|M||“Show Info”. If checked and “Show Names” is checked it will display the polygon’s effective (Eff) date, expiration (Exp) date, and PID|
|N||“Hide Polygon”. If checked will hide all polygons, names and info for the county|
|O||“County Grids”. If checked will show all the grids for the entire county. If unchecked, only your selected grid will show|
|P||“Hide Grids”. If checked will hide all grids and names for the county|
|Q||“Hide Expired”. If checked will only show active polygons. Checked by default|
|R||“Buffer”. Currently not used in View mode|
|S||When the “Near” or “Place” are used, it will display the City, address range, street name, lat, long, zoom level and how many active shapes|
|A||Enter the lat/long in the corresponding fields|
|B||“Jump to”. After the lat/long is supplied, clicking “jump to” will zoom and center the map to that point|
|C||"Clear”. Clears the lat/long point from the map and the fields|
|D||“Remove”. Clears only the lat/long point from the map|
|E||“Grid”. Enter the Thomas guide page and grid in the following format – four (4) digit page, column letter followed by a two (2) digit grid and a one (1) digit quad. Example: 0738J021. For more detailed instruction on using grids, see “Grid Updates” under the “Maintenance” column|
|F||“Jump to”. Once the grid field is filled in clicking “Jump to” will zoom and center the map to the entered grid|
|G||Currently not used in View mode|
|A||“Print – Print map image”. Prints the current map image|
|B||“Save – Save map image to disk”. Save the current map image to your computer|
|C||“Manage – Manage Polygon Attributes”. Currently not used in View mode|