Spatial Manager Desktop™ - FAQs: Spatial files

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To learn some other interesting ways (drag and drop or openning from Windows explorer) to load spatial data from files, take a look at [http://www.spatialmanager.com/drag-and-drop-of-shp-kml-gpx-etc-files-to-a-map/ Drag and drop of SHP, KML, GPX, etc., files to a Map] in Related links
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To learn some other interesting ways (drag and drop or openning from Windows explorer) to load spatial data from files, take a look at [http://www.spatialmanager.com/drag-and-drop-of-shp-kml-gpx-etc-files-to-a-map/ Drag and drop of SHP, KML, GPX, etc., files to a Map]
  
  

Revision as of 11:36, 18 December 2013

Contents

Introduction

  • Objective of this section
    • To load spatial information from files with single or multiple content using different methods
  • Topics in this section
    • File load methods: data sources panel (direct from or through UDS), directly loading from Windows explorer or drag and dropping from the explorer to a map
    • Multiple content files: files including internal folders and those files including multiple internal schemas and tables


How can I load a data table from a spatial file into a Map in Spatial Manager Desktop™?

You can load a data table from a spatial file using the right-click menu over the file item in the "Data sources" panel to load its content (all the file or a table from the file) into a new or existing Map. You can also double-click over the file (or a table from the file) to load it into a new or existing Map (this behaviour may be configured in the application settings)


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To learn some other interesting ways (drag and drop or openning from Windows explorer) to load spatial data from files, take a look at Drag and drop of SHP, KML, GPX, etc., files to a Map


How can I open directly the folder containing a file in Spatial Manager Desktop™?

To open a file location, use the right-click menu over the file item in the "Data sources" panel


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