It is important to know how to select a layer in the land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard. By having a good use of layers you keep your land survey files clean and in order. This is very important for every step that follows the land surveying phase.
Having layers in Apglos Survey Wizard
Before you start with this tutorial, you need to have different layers in Apglos Survey Wizard. We already created a tutorial on how to add a layer in this GPS app. Check out that tutorial.
So now you have more than one layer in Apglos Survey Wizard, we can start with this tutorial.
The startpoint for selecting a layer in Apglos Survey Wizard
Of course you have to be logged in Apglos Survey Wizard. Right after logging in you will see this screen.
If you don’t see this screen then you have to do some extra steps. In the menu bar on the top of the screen you see the icon that looks like this:
It is the view icon. Click on this icon. Then you will see the following sub menu:
In the sub menu you click on the option “Land Survey”. This will bring you to the mapping screen as mentioned above.
So how to select a layer
Finally we can start with what we want to teach you with this tutorial. On the land survey screen you see the icon of the “Layer manager”.
Next to the icon you see the “Layer selector”. When you click on it and when there are more than one layer then you will see a dropdown list with all the layers that are in the land survey file.
When you click on a layer then you select the layer. In our case we select the layer ‘tree’. After doing this the dropdown list will disappear and you will see the selected layer next to the icon of the “Layer manager”.
Now whatever you land survey with Apglos Survey Wizard it will be surveyed in the layer you selected untill you change the layer again.