Creating a Polygon

From ProStar Geocorp

This section covers how to create a polygon feature in PointMan


Procedure

  1. LocalProdX\YourUserName
  2. Enter your Password
  3. Tap Sign In.
  4. Tap New button.
  5. System: select the applicable system type (Area of Concern, Excavation Site, Temp Survey)
  6. ComponentArea or Polygon
  7. Tap OK.
  8. To draw a Polygon using GPS:
    1. Make sure GPS is highlighted orange (bottom of screen).
    2. Make sure Add is highlighted orange (bottom of screen).
    3. Tap the map at the point where you want your polygon to start. This creates your Start point. You will finish this process here.
    4. Walk to the first corner of the area.
    5. Tap anywhere on the map, and the point will be saved at your GPS location.
    6. Walk to the second corner of the area.
    7. Tap anywhere on the map, and the point will be saved at your GPS location.
    8. Walk to the third corner of the area.
    9. Tap anywhere on the map, and the point will be saved at your GPS location.
    10. Walk back to the location of your first point.
    11. Tap Save. The system will automatically “close” the polygon for you.
    12. Tap the X button to close the Selection panel.
  9. To draw a Polygon on the map manually (without GPS):
    1. Make sure GPS is not highlighted is (NOT orange - black, at bottom of screen).
    2. Make sure Add is highlighted orange (orange, bottom of screen).
    3. Tap the map at the point where you want the polygon to start. This creates your Start point. You will finish this process here.
    4. Tap anywhere on the map, and the next point will be saved at your GPS location.
    5. Tap anywhere on the map, and the next point will be saved at your GPS location.
    6. Tap anywhere on the map, and the next point will be saved at your GPS location.
    7. Tap the map as close to the first point as possible.
    8. Tap Save. The system will automatically “close” the polygon for you.
    9. Tap the X button to close the Selection panel.