Web Design/Tricking Browser



I am trying to use this website to save parcel maps, but the parcels only appear at a certain zoom factor and when saving maps as Tiffs or other formats it is basically a screen shot of the map area currently shown. Is there anyway to trick the site into thinking I am zoomed out much farther without actually zooming out and losing map details? I don't mind a GB file. I know this isn't specifically a web design question, but I don't know who else to ask since this site wasn't designed too ideally.

I don't know if it would work, but try using screen recording software like camtasia to record a video of the desired map markings.  Export a screenshot of the video at a certain zoom level that preserves the map markings.  You should then be able to take a static screenshot of the zoomed in map, and in image editing software like photoshop, superimpose the video screenshot over the static screenshot with a suitabl level of transparency.  

It woul take some work, nut should yield the result you're looking for.

Hope this helps.  Ken.

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Ken Ivey


I've been developing websites for almost 20 years. If you have questions like these, I can help! Should I try this myself or hire a professional? What tools do I need? How do I sell products online? How do I make money with my website? Can I create a website without buying expensive software? How do I design a website FAST? How do I market my website? Is a BLOG a website? How do I put video on my website? What is website hosting? When will search engines find my website? OK, I've found a site I like - but now what? Can I make my website a subscription site?


I have over 20 years of practical experience with web-related issues, and some military computer training. I've worked for a computer manufacturer, and own a small technology company specializing in web-design, hosting, and internet media production. I am the webmaster of several sites, and e-newsletter editor for Rotary District 6760 which is comprised of 65 clubs throughout middle Tennessee.

I'd like to say a diploma from a revered educational facility hangs on my wall, and perhaps someday it will. In reality, everything I know has been self-taught, much of it done so in the hallowed halls of that venerable institution called "The School of Hard Knocks". (I have taken courses at a local community college, and received military computer programming training as well.)

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