Tools & Features

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

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69 articles in this collection
Written by Tim Hopkin, Glen Wooldridge, and Simla Rees-Moorlah
Plans

How to work with Ordnance Survey MasterMap® data

How to draw or copy features from the OSMM base map or Data Layer
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How to copy all features from one plan to another

How to merge two plans together
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How to show/hide the visibility of plans and folder

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How to use the T mark tool

How to create T marks on a boundary
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How to remove access to a shared map

Remove a user that you have shared a map with
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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 add attributes

Add bespoke attributes to features
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to upload photos

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 to your RPA data

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

How to draw a circle and change the radius.

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How to draw a rectangle and change the measurements

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How to reorder plans

Change the order of plans in a map
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How to lock/unlock a plan or folder

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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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How to add text to a plan

How to add your own text annotation to a plan
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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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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 plan
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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 plan
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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 plan.
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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 plan, useful for adding a 2nd 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 plan.
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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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How to move a feature

How to reposition features within your plan
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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 plan
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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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Reports - Plans

Query data in your plans to produce reports
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Data Layers

How to locate data layers in your map
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How to purchase your Ordnance Survey MasterMap® data

Purchase your OS MasterMap® data in The Land App
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How to see corporate ownership details in The Land App

See corporate ownership details of a Land registry title
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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 plans to produce reports
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Map of Maps

How to publish plans to create a landscape view of your spatial data
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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 import attributes from Data Layers

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 plan
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Written by Glen Wooldridge
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How to save a map or plan

How to know your map or plan 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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How to export your Plans 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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How to see the area of a feature

How to see the area/measurements of a feature in a plan
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