Adding a parking zone to a map - Security Center 5.7

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.7

Applies to
Security Center 5.7
Last updated
2021-12-16
Content type
Guides > Administrator guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Security Center
Version
5.7

After you have created a parking zone in the AutoVu™ Free-Flow system, you can add the parking zone entity to an existing map, or create a new map to display the zone. Doing this allows operators to view the occupancy of the parking zone in the Security Desk Maps task.

What you should know

Procedure

To add a parking zone to a map using the parking zone entity:

  1. Open the Map designer task and select the map that includes an image, for example, of the parking lot or of the geographical region.
  2. From the Entities toolbar, select Area view.
  3. Click the parking zone in the list and drag it onto the map.
    The parking zone appears as a square on the map.
  4. Modify the points of the square until the parking zone object matches the shape of the parking lot.
    Tip: Press Shift and click to add or remove points on the border of the parking zone object.
  5. In the Map designer toolbar, click Save ().

To add a parking zone to a map by drawing a polygon:

  1. Open the Map Designer task and select the map that includes an image of the parking lot.
  2. From the Vector toolbar, select Draw polygon.
  3. On the map, click the corners of the parking lot to draw the polygon.
    Tip: After you finish drawing the polygon, you can press Shift and click to add or remove points on the border of the polygon.
  4. Click Unassigned in the Links widget and select the parking zone that you want to assign to the polygon.
  5. In the Map designer toolbar, click Save ().