Multiple features may be selected at once. There are several ways to select multiple features in GIS Cloud. It is possible to define selected features color.

Select Tool

Click the select tool from the Toolbar and select features from the map.

Note: hold the CTRL button on your keyboard to select multiple features in a layer.


Note: You can see number of selected features in the Toolbar.

Area Selection

The second method is the Area Selection tool.

  1. Select the layer from the Layer List.
  2. Click the Area Select tool on the Toolbar.
  3. Drag a box to define the area of selected features.


Clear selection option

The selection of objects can be cleared with the Clear selection function from the Feature tab.


Selected features color

If you have a specific color you would like your maps to have features selected in, follow the steps below:




  1. Open map in Map Editor.
  2. Go to Map Properties (Map tab).
  3. Click on Map Options.
  4. Add HIGHLIGHT_COLOR as an option name and a preferred color hex code e.g. 0xffff00 as a value.



  6. Click Save and refresh your map.