Difference between revisions of "Creating Features Using Custom Utility Codes"

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=== Point Features ===
 
=== Point Features ===
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#Log into PointMan
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#Tap the New button in the upper right corner and the&nbsp;'''New Place Mark'''&nbsp;dialogue will open<br/> -PM 1
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#Tap on the&nbsp;'''Component'''&nbsp;box to open the&nbsp;'''Component Search'''&nbsp;dialogue<br/> -PM 2
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#Find a point feature by entering its&nbsp;'''Component Code'''&nbsp;or by typing its name and double tap on it to select it
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#Tap on the&nbsp;'''Code'''&nbsp;box to open the&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;dialogue<br/> -PM 3
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#Check any needed&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;and tap&nbsp;'''OK'''
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#Tap the&nbsp;'''OK'''&nbsp;button in the&nbsp;'''New Place Mark'''&nbsp;dialogue a point will be placed on the map
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#With&nbsp;'''GPS Mode'''&nbsp;off tap a place on the map to move the point to that location
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#With&nbsp;'''GPS Mode'''&nbsp;on move to the location you want the point to be
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#When the point is in the desired location tap the&nbsp;'''Finish'''&nbsp;button and the point will be saved to the map and selected
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For more information on placing points&nbsp;
  
 
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=== Line and Polygon Features<br/> &nbsp; ===
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=== Line and Polygon Features[[https://support.prostarcorp.com/index.php?title=Custom_Utility_Coding&action=edit&section=7 edit]] ===
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#Log into TransparentEarth
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#Open the PointMan Tools from the top toolbar and 3 buttons will appear in the top left of the main map&nbsp;display<br/>
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#Activate the Add New Features mode by clicking the 1st button ()&nbsp;and the mouse will turn into a crosshair ('''+''')
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#Click on the main map and the&nbsp;'''New Place Mark'''&nbsp;dialogue will open<br/> 
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#Click on the&nbsp;'''Component'''&nbsp;box to open the&nbsp;'''Component Search'''&nbsp;dialogue
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#Find a line/polygon feature by entering its&nbsp;'''Component Code'''&nbsp;or by typing its name and click on it to select it
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#Click on the&nbsp;'''Code'''&nbsp;box to open the&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;dialogue to enter a&nbsp;'''Segment Code'''&nbsp;for the line/polygon<br/> <br/> (The&nbsp;'''Segment Code'''&nbsp;will be applied to all points in the line/polygon)
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#Click the&nbsp;'''OK'''&nbsp;button in the&nbsp;'''New Place Mark'''&nbsp;dialogue and you will be returned to the main map display with the first point of the feature on the map
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#To add a&nbsp;'''Control Code'''&nbsp;to the first point click on the&nbsp;'''Code'''&nbsp;button in the lower right and the&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;dialogue will open<br/> 
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#Check any needed&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;and click&nbsp;'''OK'''&nbsp;to add them to the point on the line
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#Click the next point on the map for your line/polygon and a point will be added on the map
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#Add a&nbsp;'''Control Code&nbsp;'''if needed with steps 9-10
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#Continue to add points to the map until the feature is the desired shape using steps 9-10 to add&nbsp;'''Control Codes'''&nbsp;as needed
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#When the feature is the desired shape click the&nbsp;'''Save'''&nbsp;button in the lower right and the feature will be saved to the map
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== '''Editing Control Codes''' ==
 
== '''Editing Control Codes''' ==

Revision as of 08:15, 20 February 2019

This page will cover how to use the 'Custom Utility Codes in PointMan for creating features. It will cover how to look up a feature with a Component Code, how to assign Control Codes and Segment Codes to point/line/polygon features, how to edit thoes Control Codes, and how to view Segment Codes and Control Codes with the PointMan 'Pedigree Tools.

 

Creating a Feature with Component Codes and Control Codes

Point Features

  1. Log into PointMan
  2. Tap the New button in the upper right corner and the New Place Mark dialogue will open
    -PM 1
  3. Tap on the Component box to open the Component Search dialogue
    -PM 2
  4. Find a point feature by entering its Component Code or by typing its name and double tap on it to select it
  5. Tap on the Code box to open the Control Codes dialogue
    -PM 3
  6. Check any needed Control Codes and tap OK
  7. Tap the OK button in the New Place Mark dialogue a point will be placed on the map
  8. With GPS Mode off tap a place on the map to move the point to that location
  9. With GPS Mode on move to the location you want the point to be
  10. When the point is in the desired location tap the Finish button and the point will be saved to the map and selected

For more information on placing points 

 

Line and Polygon Features[edit]

  1. Log into TransparentEarth
  2. Open the PointMan Tools from the top toolbar and 3 buttons will appear in the top left of the main map display
  3. Activate the Add New Features mode by clicking the 1st button () and the mouse will turn into a crosshair (+)
  4. Click on the main map and the New Place Mark dialogue will open
  5. Click on the Component box to open the Component Search dialogue
  6. Find a line/polygon feature by entering its Component Code or by typing its name and click on it to select it
  7. Click on the Code box to open the Control Codes dialogue to enter a Segment Code for the line/polygon

    (The Segment Code will be applied to all points in the line/polygon)
  8. Click the OK button in the New Place Mark dialogue and you will be returned to the main map display with the first point of the feature on the map
  9. To add a Control Code to the first point click on the Code button in the lower right and the Control Codes dialogue will open
  10. Check any needed Control Codes and click OK to add them to the point on the line
  11. Click the next point on the map for your line/polygon and a point will be added on the map
  12. Add a Control Code if needed with steps 9-10
  13. Continue to add points to the map until the feature is the desired shape using steps 9-10 to add Control Codes as needed
  14. When the feature is the desired shape click the Save button in the lower right and the feature will be saved to the map

 

Editing Control Codes

Point Features

 

Line and Polygon Features

 

Viewing Codes with PointMan Pedigree Tools