Tools & Features

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

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54 articles in this collection
Written by Tim Hopkin, Glen Wooldridge, and Simla Rees-Moorlah
Boundaries and Projects

How to use the T mark tool

How to create T marks on a boundary
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Download a table view

Generate a table view and export the data
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Registers of Scotland

Access Registers of Scotland land ownership parcels with Registers of Scotland INSPIRE data
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How to measure distance & area

How to get distance or area measurements
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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 add attributes

Add bespoke attributes to features
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to copy OS MasterMap data to a project

How to copy OS data from the base map to create projects
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How to upload a photo

Upload geo-referenced photos to a map.
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How to assign a use

How to assign a land use to a feature. Eg. assign a rectangle as a 'Temporary Building' or a parcel as a 'Tenant Boundary'.
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How to add field names

Use Field Names to help you identify each field. Field names will also appear on BPS and CS Tables
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How to share a map

Collaborate with clients, business partners, consultants or contractors.
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How to archive a map

Archive/Delete a map that is no longer in use
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Editing and Modification

Merge trouble-shooting

How to smarted up a plan following a merge
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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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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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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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 to 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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How to duplicate a feature

How to create a duplicate of a feature in a project, useful for adding a 2nd stewardship option.
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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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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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How to remove multiple stray nodes

Nodes or lines are on my map that need deleting
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Written by Tim Hopkin
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How to move a feature

How to reposition features within your project
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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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Nodes

Move, add or delete a node within a shape. Nodes are the point on a line or shape.
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