Symbol Editor

Editor to modify Attributes and Modifiers of Military Symbol and tactical Graphics in symbol.army

Overview

The MSS Symbol Editor has three active tabs.

Edit Tab to customize the modifier and attributes of the Base Symbol
Preview Tab displays a preview of the symbol including the symbol name, military abbreviation and the hierarchy
About MSS Tab lists the version of MSS Web Service and MSS Library used by the Web Application



Edit Tab

Edit is the main tab, it provides all the function to create and customize the Military Symbols. This includes the following function groups:


1. Modifiers

The modifiers supported by a Symbol are structured in a Drop-Down Menu. The modifiers can be selected or deselected by a single click. The MSS Symbol Editor supports the modifiers according to the definition in the MIL-STD-2525 standard. This includes the position, availability and length.




2. Affiliation

Affiliation supported by Symbols are structured in a separate Drop-Down Menu. The Affiliation can be selected by a single click in the Menu:



3. Operational Condition

The available Operational Condition (Status) of a Symbol are structured in a Drop-Down Menu. It can be selected by a single click in the Menu:



4. Text Modifier

The Text-Modifiers available round the Symbol or tactical Graphic can be edited directly within the Editor. You can find more information on the Modifier by pressing on the `i` – Button:



Preview Tab

This tab shows a preview of the Military Symbol including with additional information.

Preview Tab in MSS Symbol Editor

The Symbol is displayed on the left side. On the right side the dynamic rendered name is displayed. This includes:

Military Name Generated Abbreviation of Military Symbol (including with Modifiers)
Short Name Name of Base Symbol according to the Symbology Standards
Alias Other Names or Equipment-Name of the Symbol (Pseudonym)
Abbreviation Abbreviation of Base Symbol according to the Symbology Standards
Full Name Full hierarchy name according to MIL-STD-2525

About MSS Tab

This tab shows the version info of MSS and the MSS Symbol Editor used.

About Tab in MSS Symbol Editor