Is it possible to change the default Shapefile used for the Location Map in an ERDAS IMAGINE Map View?
Yes, you can change the default Shapefile used for the Location Map. First, you will need to put your Shapefile in the $IMAGINE_HOME/etc directory. Then you will need to specify the name of your Shapefile with the IMAGINE Preference Editor.
IMAGINE Preference Editor > Applications > Map Composer > Default Location Map file
It is recommended that you also review the other preferences for the Location Map in the Map Composer category of the IMAGINE Preference Editor.