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Search Results

Results Tab
The Results tab lists the results of your search. 10 records for each data set are displayed at a time. Each set of records for a given data set are manipulated independently of all other records on the page. Records can be manipulated using the icons below each record set.

Show All Footprints
Checking the 'Show All Footprints' checkbox will display footprints for the 10 records listed.

Show All Browse
Checking the 'Show All Browse' checkbox will display browse overlays for the 10 records listed.

Data Set Selector Dropdown
This allows the user to display the results for a specified data set.

Export Metadata Button
This button allows the user to export the metadata for their search results into multiple formats including KML, shapefile, and delimited text file.

Delimited Metadata Export
The delimited metadata export generates a .txt file, with the delimiter of your choice (comma or pipe) with the returned non-excluded results from your search. The information in this export includes the full metadata as displayed in the standard metadata dialog.

KML Export
The KML export generates a .kml file with the returned non-excluded results from your search. The information in this export includes the full metadata as displayed in the standard metadata dialog. The KML 2.2 standard is used for this KML file. This export is not available for results sets larger than 1000 results.

Full Results Export
The full results export allows a user to enter the number of records they would like to return. The export uses this number, along with the current search criteria to generate a csv of search results. The metadata in these results matches the metadata returned for viewing purposes on the search result screen. This export does not take into consideration excluded scenes.

Shapefile Export
The shapefile export generates a .zip file with the returned non-excluded results from your search. Files included in the .zip file include a .shp, .shx, .dbf, and .prj. Shapefiles are generated using the ERSI standards. Limited metadata is included with this export. This export is not available for results sets larger than 1000 results.

Page Selector Dropdown
This allows the user to page through the search results and determines which 10 results will be displayed.

Results Display Area
The search results are displayed, 10 at a time, in this area, along with controls to perform different operations on each result.

The following text explains each control:
Preview Image The preview image of the scene displays a small thumbnail of the downloadable imagery. Clicking on it will open a new window that displays a larger resolution image of the scene, along with that scene's metadata.
Entity ID The Entity ID is the identification number for this scene. Clicking on the Entity ID will open a new window with the scene image and metadata.
Show Footprint The Show Footprint Icon (
) displays a polygon on the Reference Map that shows the area covered (footprint) of the scene.
Show Browse Overlay The Show Browse Overlay Icon (
) displays the scene's image on the Reference Map.
Show Metadata The Show Metadata Icon (
) displays the scene's metadata in a new window along with an image of the scene.
Download The Download Icon (
) opens a new window with a download button. Clicking this button will start your download.
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