Settings

From ProStar Geocorp

The Settings page allows you to configure your device and certain PointMan functions. Access the Settings page by tapping the Menu icon, and then Settings.


Settings Buttons

Area

Item Description Important Notes
Open Set map to current location on open When opening PointMan, the map will center to your current location.  
  Set map to last visited location on open When opening PointMan, the map will center at the last location you were viewing.  
  Always accept legal agreement Automatically accepts the legal agreement.  
  Automatically log in
Automatically logs you in when you double-click the PointMan application icon.
 
  Update server with device location when open Updates the server with your current location when you log in. Not available without a Transparent Earth License
Devices GPS Select to use the tablets internal GPS system, or select a GPS receiver that you have paired with your tablet Bluetooth devices listed in GPS and Locator drop-down menus list the MAC address of the bluetooth device, in the event that the common name is not available. The device access reader layer accomodates this when using an external device.
  Antenna
Enter the height of the GPS receiver that you have paired with your tablet
Used to correct the elevation of the feature based on the antenna height.
  Locator Select the Locate device that is paired with your tablet. Only for use when performing locates
  Locator Type The brand of your locate tool Only for use when perfoming locates
  Tag Reader Select the RFID Tag Reader device that is paired with your tablet Only for use with RFID readers
  Tag Reader Type The brand of your RFID Tag Reader Only for use with RFID readers
  Configure Bluetooth Click this button when pairing the tablet with a GPS receiver or Locate Tool  
Map Start GPS on Placemark Creation When selected, the system will automatically place a place mark at your current location when creating a point, line, or polygon.  
  Show As-Built Settings When selected, the system is enabled to display and capture the As-Built dialog box when creating points, lines, polygons and other features.  
Map Cache Map Cache Clicking Clear Map Cache will clear the PointMan history and the downloaded cache of any map files, report files, or any other 'offline' information that you have downloaded.  
Search Per Page Defines how many search result rows display per page. Only available with accompanying Transparent Earth License
Notifications Per Page Defines how many notification rows display per page. Only available with accompanying Transparent Earth License
General Play Sound Selecting the check box will enable PointMan sounds. Clearing the check box will turn off PointMan sounds.  
License Status
Displays the current status of your PointMan license. Clicking refresh forces PointMan to update and validate the remaining days on your license period. Clicking Renew will open the Update License shopping cart. Follow the instructions for renewing a license. 
 
  ID The ID field displays the device ID  
Debug Send Log File Clicking the Send Log File button generates a log file attachment to be sent by email. The devices email options will open and once you select an email option, the file will be attached to a blank email directed to a ProStar support team member. This can be helpful when troubleshooting PointMan.  
       
       
       


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