Planning online document viewer guide
You will need to use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access the planning application search measuring tool. We are working on an upgrade to support other browsers and this should be available soon.
You'll need to have Java and Adobe Acrobat to read and view documents on our search.
Select the document you wish to view from the list of documents on the left hand side. Select the measure button and the document will open again with a new set of tools across the top of the image. The measure button will only appear on items which can be measured.
Place the mouse over the image where the line is to be measured, hold down the right mouse button and drag the mouse to the end of the measure point and let go of the right mouse button.
If a measure line does not appear, please check that a scale has been selected in the scale box. Some plans have more than one scale so you may need to select a different scale.
Select the “move” button, place the mouse over image and hold down the left mouse button down, drag the mouse to move the image, then let go of the mouse button when finished.
Select and zoom
Select the “select and zoom” button, place the mouse over the image then hold down the left mouse button down, drag the mouse over the area to zoom in on and then let go of mouse button.
Select the “magnify” button, place the mouse over the image, hold down the left mouse button and move the magnifier box around. Let go of the left mouse button to finish.