AccuGlobe Desktop 2007 Digital Data Technologies, Inc.


AccuGlobe makes it possible to add graphics and text on to a map for annotation purposes. These graphics are saved in the map project file.

The Drawing Toolbar

The graphical and text abilities of AccuGlobe are accessible by the Drawing toolbar. This toolbar, by default, is docked to the bottom of the screen. If the toolbar is not visible it can be turned on by following the steps below.

Steps For Showing Or Hiding The Toolbar

  1. Using the mouse right-click over any area of the visible toolbar.
  2. A popup menu will appear listing all available toolbars.
  3. Using the mouse left-click over the toolbar called DDTI.AccuGlobe.Toolbars.Drawing.
  4. The Drawing toolbar will now be visible. The toolbar is shown below.
Drawing toolbar


The Drawing toolbar offers significant functionality (in order from left to right):

Steps For Exporting Graphics To A Shapefile

  1. Click on the export graphics tool of the drawing toolbar.
  2. The Export Graphics dialog will be displayed. Choose which geometry type to export.
  3. UsiSelect a new shapefile name to export the graphics to. Use the browse button to do this.
  4. Click the Export button.
  5. After the export is complete, click Yes to add the new shapefile to the existing project, or click No to continue without adding the shapefile.