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Adjust auto-generated Intelligent Maps in the SolarWinds Platform

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced


When you initially view an Intelligent Map, it is focused on the seed entity.

To better focus on an entity, group, or connection, move the map within the canvas. Hold the space key, left-click into the map and hold both the space key and the left mouse button to drag the map.

To adjust the map, use the controls in the lower right area of the Canvas.

Icon Description
Hover over the Change Layout icon to display available layout options.
Grid: Arrange mapped entities to a grid layout. This layout does not display metric pills.
Hierarchical: Arrange mapped entities according to hierarchical layout.
Force-Directed: Arrange mapped entities with the selected entity in the center.
Zoom in. You can also use the scroll wheel of your mouse.
Zoom out. You can also use the scroll wheel of your mouse.
Center: Reposition the map to the center of the canvas.
Full Screen: Hide the navigation panel.