Tools & Features

Videos & written guides for tools you will use in The Land App.

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64 articles in this collection
Written by Tim Hopkin, Glen Wooldridge, and Simla Rees-Moorlah
Editing and Modification

How to reorder projects

Change the order of projects in a map
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

How to lock a project

Lock a project from editing
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Merge trouble-shooting

How to smarten up a plan following a merge
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to measure distance & area

How to get distance or area measurements
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to add text to a project

How to add your own text annotation to a project
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to subtract an area

How to subtract an area from an underlying feature. Can be used to remove an ineligible area from a crop.
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How to use the Select-All tool to bulk annotate, assign uses & change styling.

Bulk actions on all features or certain feature types
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to merge features

How to merge two or more features together.
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Dashed Lines

How to apply dashed styling to a line
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How to rotate text

How to rotate text you have added to a project
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How to move a feature forwards or backwards

Send features to the front or back if they overlap.
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How to disable modification

How to disable features being modified in a map.
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How to delete a feature

How to remove a feature from your project
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How to create a complete buffer in a field or feature

How to create a margin around a feature
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How to create a partial buffer around a field or feature

How to create a partial buffer or margin around a field or feature
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How to add a name to a feature

How to add a name to a feature and show the annotation to the map
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How to draw a feature

How to draw a line, arrow, area, rectangle, circle or point in a project.
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How to rename a map

How to change a map name
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How to move the feature details menu

Flexibility to move the feature details menu while you work.
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to duplicate a feature

How to create a duplicate of a feature in a project, useful for adding a 2nd options.
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to change feature styling

Change colours and opacity or add patterns to features, shapes, lines, arrows and points
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to undo/redo

How to undo or redo previous actions
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to split a feature

How to use the scissor tool to split features.
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How to copy a feature

How to copy a feature into an existing or new project.
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How to adjust a feature

Adjust a feature to modify the shape, moving adding or removing nodes.
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to remove multiple stray nodes

Nodes or lines are on my map that need deleting
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Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

How to move a feature

How to reposition features within your project
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to snap to line

How to use our Snap To Line tool to draw a line or a polygon etc. that snaps to an existing line or shape
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How to rotate a feature

How to change the orientation of a feature.
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How to edit & show feature annotations

How to display & edit names, codes, areas, centre point etc. to a project
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Nodes

Move, add or delete a node within a shape. Nodes are the point on a line or shape.
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Written by Tim Hopkin
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Data

How to use the RPA Import tool for large holdings

How to import or split data for large RPA holdings
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Technical Guide: Integration API

Technical guidance for our Integration API - encrypted data sharing from Land App to external databases. To learn more, please contact sales
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Reports - Projects

Query data in your projects to produce reports
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to purchase your Ordnance Survey MasterMapĀ® data

Purchase your OS MasterMapĀ® data in The Land App
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Importing Shape (SHP) Files

How to import shape / SHP / .shp files
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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Download a table view

Generate a table view and export the data
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Reports - Data Layers

Query data in your projects to produce reports
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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Map of Maps

How to publish projects to create a landscape view of your spatial data
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to get feature coordinates

How to get a National Grid Field Number, Grid Reference and Latitude & Longitude, what3word address for a feature
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How to see the area and other details of map layer features

How to see details for features just contained within map layers such as OSMM or Ancient woodland for e.g.
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How to import attributes

How to import attributes from map layers data to enrich you feature data.
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How to link documents to features

Link a document to a specific feature in a project
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to save a map or project

How to know your map or project has been saved
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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KML File Upload Issues

If you experiencing a problem importing a KML (.kml file extension) file to The Land App
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to export your Boundaries or Projects as GeoJSON, KML, Shape files or DXF

You may wish to export to another GIS program or into another Land App map
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
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How to see the area of a project feature

How to see the area/measurements of a field, Land registry title etc.
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Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago