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DigiTerra Explorer v6 - Professional

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01Divide area with DigiTerra Explorer v6 Professional

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open an existing map project. (with code dictionary)
  2. Merge two parcells
  3. Divide parcells by given areas
  4. Fill the data table
  5. Classify the new layer

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolAreaDelineation  dtToolAreaJoin  dtLayerClass


02Orientate a raster file with DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open an existing map project with vector layers
  2. Load in a raster layer
  3. Raster orientation
  4. Saving the map project

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolAdd  dtToolRasterOri  dtToolSave


03Save and store GUID attributes in the attribute table?

What you can see in this video:

GUID attributes for unique identifying


04Use Merge and Explode tools in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open an existing map project
  2. Use merge tool combined with the advanced selection methods
  3. Use explode tool
  4. Tricks with using Filter

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolAdvancedSelect  dtToolMerge  dtToolExplode 


05Use external antenna settings in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open DigiTerra Explorer
  2. Set your external antenna type in Settings panel
  3. Check antenna settings on GPS Survey panel

06Set Geoid undulation models in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open DigiTerra Explorer
  2. Select a projection
  3. Set geoid undulation

07Load a new set of symbols in DigiTerra Explorer?

What you can see in this video:

There are several sets of symbols other than the basic set. To change between them, follow the instructions:

  1. Click Options panel Settings button
  2. Find System tag.
  3. Click Symbols button.
  4. You can find the different sets on the PC here:
    "C:\...\Documents\DigiTerra Explorer\Maps\.." or on the PDA here:
    "SD Card\Maps\.."
  5. Click ok and the new set will be loaded.

08Transform the projection of KML maps with Digiterra Explorer?

What you can see in this video:

The projection of a map in KML format can be transformed with DigiTerra Explorer.

  1. Open DigiTerra Explorer and select the local projection of the map
  2. Open the map and import a background map for better orientation.
  3. Save the map in KML format, the map is in the set local projection.
  4. Open a New Map, set the precision to Geographic: 1 dm, the projection to WGS84.
  5. Open the just saved KML, click No to the question 'Shall I use the saved projection system of the KML file:...?"
  6. The loaded map will be in WGS84, save it again in KML.
  7. The layer can also be saved in SHP format, it will be in WGS84 as well.
  8. Open the WGS84 KML file in Google Earth, it will be in its proper place

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolSave 


09Use "GPS DataTemplate" (attribute table tamplate) for GPS data capture?

What you can see in this video:

  1. Create a new layer
  2. Enable using attribute table template on the New Layer panel
  3. Select "GPS_DataTemplate.tab" from the \Templates directory
  4. Open the GPS Survey panel and tap on the red RECORD button to capture a position
  5. Fill the missing fields on the Attribute table Form

Tools you need: dtToolNewLayer  dtToolGps 


10Save the CLS file of a classified vector layer in DigiTerra Explorer?

What you can see in this video:

  1. Open the Layer panel
  2. Select the vector layer which you want to save the definition of thematic classes into a CLS file
  3. Tap on Classes button
  4. Select Save in the Menu

Tools you need: dtToolLayer  dtLayerClass 


11Use code dictionary in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

With this function you can customize your data capturing process, so you can work on the field quickly and easily


12Save DMP file into an EXP with DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

In this video you can check, that the layers of a DMP file can be stored in an EXP map project file. The settings of the the DMP file layers are the same as before.

  1. Open a DMP file
  2. Add or create a new layer to the map project
  3. Save the map project as an EXP file

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolAdd  dtToolSave 


13Creating new multipoint features

What you can see in this video:

Create a new layer, but choose "Multipoint" as the type of features from the Edit \ Point \ Point context menu.

Tools you need: dtToolNewLayer  dtToolPoint 


14Customizing an existing projection

What you can see in this video:

This video tutorial shows how to access the Custom projection dialog in DigiTerra Explorer 6. In the latest version (6.12.1.27) this dialog has been improved.


15How to access the NTRIP client in the desktop version

What you can see in this video:

This video shows you how to access the NTRIP client in the desktop version to receive RTCM corrections


16Camera symbols in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

In this tutorial we will learn how to handle the camera symbol. If we add a camera picture to the table (eventually we link them to the attribute table), we will see camera icon. Let's learn how to hide them!

Tools you need: dtToolOpen 


17Handling of DXF layers in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

In this tutorial we show, how you can handle your dxf files. How is it possible to save your shape or map file as a dxf file. Please notice: one of the keyfield in a DXF layer is the LABEL. You have to store the data you want to display in a DXF file in the LABEL field.

Tools you need: dtToolAdd  dtLayerSave 


18Delete boundary line between two polygons in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

We can check how can we delete the the boundary line between two polygon. So make one polygon from two polygons. We have the opportunity to keep the attributes of the former polygons. And for advanced users: If we work with multipolygons, there is the trick, how to keep them.

Tools you need: dtToolOpen  dtToolAreaDelineation  dtToolAreaJoin


19Get GNSS statistics using a GNSS template file in DigiTerra Explorer

What you can see in this video:

In the latest edition of DigiTerra Explorer we provide you a template, which is really helpful if you want to check the accuracy of your survey. (Float RTK, Fix RTK)

Tools you need: dtToolNewLayer 


20Use Code Dictionary in DigiTerra Explorer CHAPTER 1

What you can see in this video:

Here are some tricks, how to use the code dictionary in DigiTerra Explorer. You can use textual or numeric codes for storing your data in the code dictionary. What if the field type is textual and the code is textual too? The program will store the textual code, if you don't use the code dictionary. The content of the code dictionary is here:

Code Dictionary - DigiTerra Explorer v6

$ surveyor

AD Alain Deer
CF Charles Franc
JS John Smith
MB Mike Big

Tools you need: dtToolNewLayer  dtToolArea 


21Customize DigiTerra Explorer User Interface

What you can see in this video:

We will show you how to customize menu and toolbar elements in DigiTerra Explorer v6