Introduction to ArcPad

Report
Introduction to
ArcPad
Prepared by:
Jennifer McKee
With support from:
NSF DUE-0903270
in partnership with:
Mobile GIS
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Allows field staff to capture, update, analyze spatial
data
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Extends reach of the office to mobile web
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Choose Mobile GIS type dependent on GIS setup &
available equipment
Types of ArcGIS Mobile
Windows Mobile Devices
laptops, notebooks, tablets,
handheld windows mobile devices
ArcGIS Mobile
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For enterprise field-workers,
medium to large organizations,
deployed from ArcGIS Server,
taskcentric workflow
ArcPad
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For GIS managers and fieldworkers, small to medium
organizations, deployed from
ArcGIS Desktop, mapcentric
workflow
Windows Smartphones
&Apple iOS devices
ArcGIS for Windows Phone
ArcGIS for iOS (iPhone, iPad,
iPod Touch)
ArcGIS for Android
ArcPad
A Mobile GIS product allowing for field data
collection & mapping, GPS integration, and
database access using wireless technology
• Can be run on any mobile device that runs Windows
Mobile OS
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Windows Mobile
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ArcPad is only compatible with the following Windows
Mobile operating systems:
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Windows Mobile supports
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ArcPad 10 – WM OS 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 6.5
ArcPad 8 - WM OS 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, or 6.5
ArcPad 7.x - WM 2003, 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, or 6.5
Microsoft Office mobile (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile
Internet Explorer Mobile
Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile & more
Most mobile devices come with either Windows
Mobile or Palm O.S.
Microsoft ActiveSync
Synchronization software for PDAs
• Easy way to connect PDA to computer and transfer
information, settings, & files
• Synchronization software depends on OS of computer
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Windows XP or earlier – ActiveSync 4.5
Windows Vista or Windows 7 – Windows
Mobile Device Center
If not currently installed, is a free
download from Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/downloads/microsoft/activesyncdownload.mspx
ArcPad Benefits
Collect & validate field data
• Incorporate rangefinders, GPS, digital cameras &
barcode readers into data collection
• Enterprise data can be shared with field workers &
updated
• Increase efficiency of field data collection
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Example Applications
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Health and Human
Services
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Storm water
management
State & Local
government
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Equipment & inventory
maintenance
Urban & Regional
Planning
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Parks Inventory
Natural Resources
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Mosquito Control Field
Inspection template
Infrastructure & Utilities
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Agriculture and Natural
Resources tools
Public Safety
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Fire perimeter mapping
Templates available from ESRI
at
http://resources.arcgis.com
/gallery/file/arcpad
ArcPad files
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Usual shapefile & raster extensions (not all
raster types supported, i.e. .img)
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Uses additional files:
Typical files
you will
see/use
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.dbf, .shp, .sbx, .prj, .sbn, .shx, etc
.apm – map document
.apl – layer definition file
.axf – vector file format using SQL
Can customize creating forms associated with
a specific shapefile
Seen more
often with
custom
applications
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.apx – configuration file
• Used to alter the basic ArcPad configuration
.apa – applets that can run within ArcPad
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Interface
Main toolbar - 1
Browse toolbar - 2
Edit toolbar - 3
QuickCapture toolbar - 4
Navigation toolbar - 5
Scalebar
Status bar
Default Toolbars
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Toolbars:
1. Main
2. Browse
3. Edit
4. Quick Capture
5. Navigation
Main Toolbar
Any icon with a has a
drop down menu
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Open Map
Save Map
Add Layer
Table of Contents
GPS Active
Options
Refresh
Help
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Browse Toolbar
Any icon with a has a
drop down menu
1. Zoom In
2. Zoom to Full Extent
3. Go Back to Previous
Extent
4. Identify
5. Find
6. Clear Selected
Features
7. Quick Draw
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Edit Toolbar
Any icon with a has a
drop down menu
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Start/ Stop Editing
Select
Point
Capture Point using GPS
Add GPS Vertex
Add GPS Vertices
Continuously
7. Feature Properties
8. Offset Point
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Quick Capture Toolbar
Any icon with a has a
drop down menu
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Dynamic toolbar
Content is defined
by map layers
Purpose: provide
user with 1-click
ability to create new
features
Navigation Toolbar
Any icon with a has a
drop down menu
1. Find Location
2. Convert Location to
Stop
3. Create Route from
Stops
4. Edit Stops
5. Driving Directions
6. StreetMap Preferences
7. Add Basemap
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Explore Data - Table of Contents
Select
(TOC button)
Check under
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allows you to see
layer
allows you to ID the
layer
makes layer editable
Highlight layer &
select
to see layer
properties
Explore Data - Table of Contents
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Choose map
projection definition
file
Map properties
Add data
Layer properties
Rearrange layers
Remove layer
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Layer Properties
Tabs: Information, Labels, Symbology, Scale,
Hyperlink, Attributes, Transparency, Geography
• What can be changed/set:
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Labels
Symbology
Scale
Hyperlink fields
Transparency
To Close ArcPad – Open Map button > Exit
Any Questions?
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Just remember..
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ArcPad can be put on ANY mobile device that runs
Windows Mobile (field computer, PDA, tablet PC, etc)
Practice makes perfect
Jennifer McKee
Geospatial Project Developer
[email protected]
(540) 231-9115
www.gep.frec.vt.edu

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