Adding intrusion detection areas as a shape on a map - UTC Advisor Master and Advanced 3.0

UTC Advisor Master and Advanced Intrusion Panel Extension Guide 3.0

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UTC Advisor Master and Advanced 3.0
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UTC Advisor Master and Advanced

You can add an intrusion detection area as a shape on a map so that when the state of the area changes, the color of the area on the map changes to match. This helps operators identify and respond to intrusion alarms more quickly.

Before you begin

Create the map where you want to add your graphical objects.

What you should know

Entities that are normally represented by polygons, such as areas, intrusion detection areas, and zones, can be assigned to custom graphical objects. Alarms can also be assigned to custom graphical objects.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Map designer task.
  2. Select a recent map or click Browse all maps to open an existing map.
  3. In the toolbar, click one of the following tools to insert a graphical object:
    Draw polygon
    Click once for each endpoint, and click the first endpoint to close the polygon. Use Shift+click to add or remove a point between two points. Double-click a point to complete the polygon without closing it.
    Insert text
    Click to place a text box on the map. Double-click the text box to enter the text. Use the widgets to adjust the appearance of the text.
  4. (Optional) Click Unassigned in the Identity widget, and assign an intrusion detection area to the map object.
    Map objects inherit their identity from the entity they represent. You do not need to assign an entity to the map object if you are only using it to indicate a point of interest. Map objects that are not assigned to an entity have no name.
  5. In the Map designer toolbar, click Save ().