Manage Projects

From ProStar Geocorp

This section outlines all steps required for managing Projects in your PointMan app. 
Use these steps to: 

  • Create an Initial Project
  • Create Additional Projects
  • Switch Between Projects
  • Edit Projects
  • Delete Projects



Initial Project Creation 

Upon logging in to PointMan for the first time, you will be prompted to create an initial project. 

  1. Open the PointMan application.   
     
  2. In main log-in screen select your Local user from drop down: Local\   
     
  3. Name: enter a new project Name. Project Name should be descriptive enough to distinguish it from other projects.  
     
  4. Date: automatically populates with the current date and time.  You can manually select the date and time if needed.   
     
  5. Template: Select Standard from the drop-down list. Currently only the Standard template is available.
    PointMan Manage Projects 1.png
  6. Tap OK. The Open Project list will breifly display. The map view will open. On the map a user will be able to create points, lines, polygons, eForms and other project specific data.
     



Creating New Projects

As a PointMan user, you are able to create as many projects as you want.

To create a project:

  1. From the main map display, tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner. The Menu window displays. 
     
  2. Tap Open Project. Your initial project will be displayed. 
    In addition, there are three toolbar options:  
    • New: creates a new local project on a standard template.
    • Edit: allows user to edit existing local project name and date.
    • Delete: allows user to delete existing local project.   
      PointMan Manage Projects 2.png
  3. Name: enter a new project Name. Project Name should be descriptive enough to distinguish it from other projects.   
     
  4. Date: automatically populates with the current date and time.  You can manually select the date and time if needed.   
     
  5. Template: Select Standard from the drop-down list. Currently, only the Standard template is available.  
     
  6. Tap OK. The new project will automatically open to the map display. You can now start to capture data.




Switching Between Projects

To switch between projects: 

  1. From the main map display, tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner. The Menu window displays. 
     
  2. Tap Open Project. A list of all created projects is displayed.   
     
  3. Double-tap the project you want to use. The project will open in PointMan. 
    PointMan Manage Projects 3.png




Editing an Existing Project

You can edit the Project Title or Dates of existing projects.

  1. From the main map display, tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner. The Menu window displays. 
     
  2. Tap Open Project. PointMan will display a list of all available projects.     
    PointMan Manage Projects 4.png
  3. To edit an existing project, tap the project just created, it will be highlighted blue when selected.   
     
  4. Tap Edit.   
     
  5. Edit the Project Name or the Date in the Edit Project window.   
     
  6. Tap OK to save and exit.   
     
  7. Double-tap the applicable project to re-open the project and continue gathering data. 
     



Deleting an Existing Project

The user is able to delete projects from the Project list.

NOTE: Once you delete a project, all data related to that project will no longer be available, and cannot be retrieved.

  1. From the main map display, tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner. The Menu window displays. 
     
  2. Tap Open Project. A list of all projects created to date displays.     
    PointMan Manage Projects 5.png
  3. To delete an existing project, tap the project to select and highlight it.   
     
  4. Tap Delete.   
     
  5. A message will display asking for a confirmation. 
     
  6. Tap OK.