Choose between flat map view or globe view
MapPoint allows you to display the map as a flat map or globe at zoom levels above 9,200 kilometers (5,700 miles).
To switch between the flat map and global projections, on the View menu, click Globe View when Zoomed Out.
Note The change between these projections won't be apparent unless you are zoomed out beyond 9,200 kilometers (5,700 miles).
Tip Clearing the check mark next to Globe View when Zoomed Out to get a flat map view can be can be useful when you need to see widely separated countries on the map at the same time.