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image map

(World-Wide Web)
An image in an HTML document with "hot spots" which when clicked on in a suitable browser, act as anchors or links to other information. For example, an image of a map of the world might provide links to resources related to different countries. Clicking on a country would take the user to the relevant information.

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We used an advertising supported program called Online Image Map Editor, which also has a paid, downloadable version (maschek.
95 for an 18 x 24 inch custom-centered, waterproof topographic map and more than $300 for a 5 x 8 foot banner-sized satellite image map with the private land ownership layer.
Using radar technology, the RD1000 Ground Penetrating Radar displays an image map of underground features.
The automated application software will create a larger field of view or a high-resolution image map.
Using radar technology, the unit displays an image map of underground features.
The next time you are tempted to take that eight-inch by 10-inch photo and turn it into an image map, I would advise you to reconsider.
08 Client-side image map has a link not presented elsewhere on page 10.
Image map; image map file - An image map is an image that is divided into regions, each of them associated with a URL.
Direct image map support makes Web server maintenance simple, as the image map is accessed through standard HTML.
The standard not only provides short alternative descriptive text for document elements such as hyperlinks, drawing objects and image map hot spots, it also offers lengthy descriptions for the same objects should additional help be needed.
The RD1000 ground penetrating radar (GPR) system uses radar technology to display an image map of underground features.
While scanning, the software simultaneously focuses, captures, shade corrects, and stitches each image side-by-side to produce one large "real time" image map of image tiles.

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