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Overview

A feature is a record stored within a Map Layer. Map Layers can store either Points, Lines or Polygons.


Adding a Feature

To add a feature to your map:

  1. Click the 'Create' button, located on the top toolbar above the map window.
  2. Select 'Add Feature' from the drop-down menu. This should open the Feature Editor on the left of your map window.
  3. Choose an existing layer to add your feature to. You can do this by selecting the layer on the Feature Editor. 
  4. Add the feature to your map by left clicking on your chosen location and forming a point, line or polygon.
    • While drawing, you can undo the last point by clicking 'Undo' or pressing CTRL + Z
  5. To save your feature, click 'Save' in the Feature Editor. 


Editing a Feature

To edit the shape or the text stored within an object:

  1. Click on the map over the location of the object you want to edit.
  2. Select it from the list in the left-hand panel (if it finds multiple objects).
  3. Click the Pencil icon to enter the editing mode.
  4. To change the geometry:
    1. For Points, single click on the map where you want to move the point to.
    2. For Lines and Polygons, drag the blue lines into the position you want them.
  5. The text boxes in the left-hand panel are editable to change any text you have stored within the object.
  6. Click Save.


Deleting a Feature

To permanently delete an object:

  1. Click on the map over the location of the object you want to delete.
  2. Select it from the list in the left-hand panel (if it finds multiple objects).
  3. Click the Trash icon in the left-hand panel.
  4. Click OK to confirm the deletion.