In ArcGIS Online, users are able to view and interact with 2D data in Map Viewer and 3D data in Scene Viewer. In Map Viewer, adding center, extent, and level URL parameters specify the center location, extent, and zoom level of the web map. However, adding the same URL parameters used in Map Viewer into Scene Viewer does not change anything on the web scene.The image below shows the map extent of a web scene without any URL parameters.
This is as designed. Adding the center, extent, and level URL parameters used in the Map Viewer URL into the Scene Viewer URL does not change the specified center location, extent, and zoom level. In Scene Viewer, these attributes are changed by modifying the viewpoint=cam URL parameter.
In ArcGIS Online Scene Viewer, modify the viewpoint=cam URL parameter to specify the center location (latitude and longitude), zoom level, rotation value, and pan value. The following is the viewpoint=cam URL parameter and the attribute components that made up the parameter.
viewpoint=cam:(Longitude)(Latitude)(Zoom level)(Rotation value)(Pan value)
|Attribute||Definition||The Value of Zero ('0')|
|Longitude||The angular distance measured east or west of the Greenwich Prime Meridian||The Greenwich Prime Meridian|
|Latitude||The angular distance measured north or south of the equator||The Equator|
|Zoom Level||The display of a larger or smaller region of an on-screen map or image||Technically, it is not possible to have a zero zoom level. Setting the web scene to have a zero zoom level makes the web scene appears as a white space.|
|Rotation Value||The deviation from North||The compass points directly to North|
|Pan Value||The deviation from the plane parallel to the datum||The direct-down aerial view. No sideways tilt.|
For example, viewpoint=cam:-112.8458024,37.57146344,6228.413;0,64.237 consists of the following attributes:
Use one of the following methods to specify the viewpoint=cam URL parameter in a web scene:
Adjust the map position and share the short link
Use this method to specify the attribute components by manually adjusting, panning, and zooming the web scene to locate the center location and the desired zoom level.
Manually modify the viewpoint=cam parameter based on the specific values of attribute components
Use this method if users have specific values for the attribute components.
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