Presentation on theme: "Data Dictionary. Improved Attribute Entry Big buttons Not just picklists –Radio buttons –Check boxes for Boolean values –Images User Friendly Prompts."— Presentation transcript:
Improved Attribute Entry Big buttons Not just picklists –Radio buttons –Check boxes for Boolean values –Images User Friendly Prompts –Group separators –Conditional attribute behavior
Big Buttons Quick visual selection of features from a button panel Easy to use with gloves on Easier to use when moving Limited to 8 Features
Menu Attribute - Radio Buttons Easy visualization Limited to 7 attributes
Menu Attribute - Check Boxes Boolean values, as defined by Data Dictionary –on/off –yes/no
Menu Attribute - Images Select attribute from an image gallery Great for non- domain specialists No need to translate Instant visual confirmation
Intelligent Data Collection Selective Repeat at the attribute level –No More incorrect defaults when repeating Grouping using “Separators” –Make entry in the scrolling form more like an existing paper form Conditional logic to control field workflow –Show attributes only when required –Don’t show auto-generated values –Improve efficiency and data integrity
Grouping Separators Easy to adapt paper forms to electronic screen Collapsible and expandable sections Visible or hidden
Intelligent data collection Adapt the form to the data already entered Changes attribute behavior and default values Visible or hidden Read-only or required
Intelligent data collection Field worker only sees the fields needed to complete the job Less clutter –less distraction higher quality data Higher productivity
User-friendly feature and attribute naming Clear and understandable: –No longer constrained by cryptic GIS database terms Less abbreviations: –Extended 40-character length Greater flexibility: –Doesn’t have to fit GIS database naming constraint Greater guidance to field workers: –Better understanding leads to higher quality data
Data Dictionary Editor The enhanced Data Dictionary Editor is included in GPS Pathfinder Office v5.30 You can upgrade existing Data Dictionaries for use in TerraSync v5.30 Previewing the DDF with TerraSync Desktop
Your DDF for Field Exercise Minimum: Point, Line and Poly Try to use all types of fields, buttons, conditions, etc. Point Requirement –Develop one for trees and/or signs and use sample images to use for thumbnails – this is only an example… –Add a File field to hold an in field image taken with handheld Line Requirement –Develop with at least one attribute with multiple values to support segmenting Symbols… Be creative and understand how the sunlight and layers affects your view!
Further information www.trimble.com/terrasync –FAQs –Datasheets –Support –Documentation Check the compatibility matrix
EASY TO USE IntelligentEffortless User Friendly Visual Questions? TerraSync 5.30
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