Data Dictionary

From ProStar Geocorp

This section will detail how to use the Transparent Earth Data Dictionary. It will cover how to add, edit, and delete components in the Data Dictionary.

 

Adding a PointMan Component

  1. Log into TE
  2. Open the Administration tools from the Admin Dashboard 
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  3. Click on the Data Dictionary option to open the Data Dictionary 
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  4. Click on the New button in the top right to add a new component 
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  5. Select the System you would like to place the new component in. If you would like to add a new system click the "+" next to the system drop-down 
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  6. Enter the system name and select a color for features in the system. Click OK to add the system to the data dictionary drop-down. You will be returned to the main data dictionary menu with the new system selected.
  7. Enter a name for the new component
  8. Select the geometry for the new component or how it will appear on the map (Point, line, polygon, or circle)
  9. If you wold like to add data fields to the component click the New button in the top right of the User Fields section and the New Field window will open. 
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  10. Enter a name for the field
  11. Select the type of field you wuld like
  12. If you want a default selection for that field select the default type
  13. If you select custom default enter what you would like to be the default for that field 
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  14. Click the OK button to save the field and add it to the component 
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  15. You may add as many or as few fields to the component as you like
  16. When you have the desired fields attached to the component click the OK button to add the component to the system. If it is being added to a new system the system will be added as well. 
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  17. Click the OK button to save the new component and refresh the TE web-page. If you click the cancel button any systems or components that were added will not be saved
  18. Now when you create a feature with the Add New Features tool the new system and component will be avalible. 
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  19. For more information on the Add New Features tool see PointMan Tools help topics

 

Editing a PointMan Component

  1. Open the data dictionary and select a the component you would like to edit. If a component is selected it should be highlighted in blue. 
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  2. Click the edit button in the top bar to open the Edit Component window 
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  3. Make any desired edits (From here you are able to change the component name, geometry and add/edit any user fields)
  4. Click the OK button to return to the data dictionary 
  5. Click OK in the data dictionary window to save the changes. Clicking OK will return you to the map and reload the web-page. 

    NOTE: If you edit a user field any data that is stored in that field will be lost

 

Deleting a PointMan Component

  1. Open the data dictionary and select a the component you would like to edit. If a component is selected it should be highlighted in blue. 
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  2. Click the Delete button in the top bar and a confirmation prompt will display 
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  3. Click the delete button to delete the component. You will be returned to the data dictionary and the component will no longer be in the list.
  4. Click the OK button to save your changes. You will be returned to the map display and the web-page will reload. 

    NOTE: If you select a system instead of a component the entire system and all of the components will be deleted.