The status bar can display different information. The information displayed depends on how Radio Mobile is configured. The visibility of the status bar is configured in 'View > Status Bar'
While navigating over the active map window the information at the mouse-tip is displayed in the status bar
- The first box from the left is blank
- The second box displays the information of the point in the current map window on which the last time is clicked by the mouse.
- The third box displays the information of the location in the current map window over which the mouse is hovering.
In the menu 'options > coordinates' the type of coordinate that will be displayed can be selected.
Possible information te be displayed is:
Height at the cursor is displayed in meters
When in 'Options > elevationdata' 'include land cover height' is checked, the status bar also displays clutter type, and clutter height. (eg: Clutter = 15 m Evergreen Needle leaf.
Information also displayed:
- Clutter height (meters)
- Clutter type
- Ground height read from SRTM data (meters)
Information at any cursor position
In this example a 'left-click' is performed at any place in the active map window.
In the status Bar the information at that point is displayed:
Measuring distance and heading fom any to any point
When the left mouse button is held from the point anywhere in thet current active window the distance and azimuth from the first click to the current point on the map is displayed in the third box of the Status Bar.
Measuring distance and heading fom a unit to any point
Using the 'shift-left-mouse button' a unit in the active window can be selected. A selected unit has the name 'bold' in the display:
When the 'shift-left mouse button' is held from the point anywhere in the current active window the distance and azimuth from the selected unit to the current point on the map is displayed in the third box of the Status Bar.