Tools & Features

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

Tim Hopkin avatar Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
31 articles in this collection
Written by Tim Hopkin and Simla Rees-Moorlah
Boundaries and Projects

Copying OS MasterMap data to a project

How to copy OS data to create a tenancy boundary or detailed map Read the guide below or watch the video
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Your RPA Account

To access your boundary and Land Cover (LMS) data from your RPA account you need to be logged in to the correct place.
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Chrome Extension

Install the Chrome Extension to import Land Cover data from the Land Management System (LMS) of the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) aka RLR
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Adding Field Names

Use Field Names to help you identify each field. Field names will also appear on BPS and CS Tables
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Upload a photo

Upload geo-referenced photos to a map.
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

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'. Shows on Legend
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Share a map

Collaborate with clients, business partners, consultants or contractors.
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Archive a map

Archive a map that is no longer in use
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Rename a map

How to change a map name
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Restoring a project

You have accidentally deleted a project and you wish to reinstate it or get it back
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago
Editing and Modification

Features

Features are objects of any type on a map. They can be points, lines or shapes such as polygons or circles.
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Adding a Buffer to a Field Parcel

You'd like to add a buffer strip to a field parcel
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Removing multiple stray nodes

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

Using the Adjust tool

Adjust a feature to modify the shape.
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Using the Move tool

How to move a Feature to a new location in a map.
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Using the Snap to line tool

How to use our Snap To Line tool to draw a line or a polygon etc. that snaps to an existing line or shape
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Using the Rotate tool

Rotate an object or feature in a map.
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Subtract an area for BPS

If you have an area that is ineligible for BPS and you wish to subtract it from the crop. E.g. an area of hard standing
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Annotating a map

How to add text, codes, areas, notes or arrows to a map
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Select multiple features

to assign use, name, colour or delete with a keyboard shortcut - Shift Key
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago

Measuring Tools

Two different ways to measure distance.
Simla Rees-Moorlah avatar
Written by Simla Rees-Moorlah
Updated over a week ago

Nodes

Move, add or delete a node within a shape. Nodes are the point on a line or shape.
Tim Hopkin avatar
Written by Tim Hopkin
Updated over a week ago