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Performing field measurements with CartoDruid

One of the most common tasks in the field is to make measurements and taking points, which in usually known as surveying.

CartoDruid has tools to perform these tasks, let's see some practical examples about how to carry them out.


Importing entities to a graphic layer using GeoCSV files (Attributes + WKT Geometry)

No doubt many times In your CartoDruid projects, you need to add new entities that you already have in another format. These entities can be included in your layer using the GeoCSV import feature of CartoDruid.


Importing Shapefile (.shp) files to CartoDruid projects with QGIS

CartoDruid is not capable of handling Shapefile files (.shp) natively, so the way to work with them is to import them into SpatiaLite (SQlite) files that can be managed by the application.


Using Coodinate Systems in CartoDruid (EPSG or SRID)

Although on the Web we can find a lot of information about Cartographic Reference Systems, below we will see a brief description of them and their application in CartoDruid.


Share your CartoDruid projects: import and export new options

CartoDruid allows you to import an existing project in your device. This is very easy and helpful way to share your projects with another users.


WMS service management

CartoDruid allows you to configure layers that query WMS services.

You will be able to build a catalog of services that you will use to add Raster layers to your project.


Layer-level operations and permissions

CartoDruid allows you to parameterize a limited set of options about layers and TOC (Table of Contents). To be able to use the full power of the tool, you have to resort to manual settings.

Specifically, Cartodruid allows you to configure in each project the operations that the user can do on the geometries of a layer or restrict the actions to be performed on TOC.


Cartodruid 0.59.1 available now

The Cartodruid team is pleased to announce the release of the new version of Cartodruid.
This version adds various features and improvements. To enjoy them download or improve Cartodruid from the Play Store.


Geometry editing in Cartodruid

Modification and creation of improved geometries. It is now easier and more intuitive than ever to be able to create or modify geometries. With the improved edition that also has a magnifying glass, you can achieve greater precision at any scale.


Importing layers contained in Sqlite files

If you want to use layers created with third-party software, such as the QGIS desktop application. Here you have a quick guide so you can view and edit the layers with our Cartodruid application. You can prepare a field trip on your desktop equipment, marking the waypoints. To later collect the data of each point on the ground with Cartodruid. Once the field work is done, you can download the Sqlite files from your mobile to process the information collected as you need it.