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How to find a particular town
Select the "Townlands / Towns" search list in the drop-down box.
Click on the "Show only entries of" option.
Open the drop-down box, and click on "Towns" which will appear as the first entry in the menu.
The list box below will now only show towns.
The towns are also represented as green discs on the map.
From here on you can employ two strategies:
A. Select the town name from the list in the list box.
B. Identify your town as one of the green interactive map discs.
Strategy A. Select the town name from the list in the list box
Select the town name from the list in the list box.
Note that the green disc indicating that town has now changed to orange.
Click on a link at the bottom of the screen under "Text search matches" to open either the map or web page for the town.
For details on how to work with the Map Window see the Commands Overview.
Strategy B. Identify your town as one of the green interactive map discs
Look at the green discs.
If you can't see the green discs click on the FIT button in the menu frame.
If necessary, zoom on the discs area as shown on the left. You access the zoom-in cursor via the [CTRL] key. (For more details on how to work with the map see the search map web page.)
Find the town disc.
Hover the cursor over a disc to display the town name.
Identify the correct disc and click on it.
The disc will change to red.
Click on a link at the bottom of the screen, now headlined "Selected map feature", to open either the map or web page for the town.
For details on how to work with the Map Window see the Commands Overview.