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#'''Use the [[Image:FSC add item.jpg]]&nbsp;[[FSC add new object|Add new Object tool]] to start Digitizing the Farm boundaries<br>'''When you're ready to finish it, Double-click on the last corner<br>  
 
#'''Use the [[Image:FSC add item.jpg]]&nbsp;[[FSC add new object|Add new Object tool]] to start Digitizing the Farm boundaries<br>'''When you're ready to finish it, Double-click on the last corner<br>  
 
#'''Label your fields''':&nbsp;To name your fields, you can use the'''''[[Image:FSC object name.jpg]]&nbsp;'''''[[FSC object name|Label Object tool]]''[[FSC object name|<br>]]'''''<br>'''  
 
#'''Label your fields''':&nbsp;To name your fields, you can use the'''''[[Image:FSC object name.jpg]]&nbsp;'''''[[FSC object name|Label Object tool]]''[[FSC object name|<br>]]'''''<br>'''  
#'''Save your work''': Click on the&nbsp;[[Image:GIS gis Edit 11 01.jpg]]&nbsp;[[FSC save|Save tool]] to save your work
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#'''Save your work''': Click on the&nbsp;[[Image:GIS gis Edit 11 01.jpg]]&nbsp;[[FSC save|Save tool]] to save your work<br>
  
{{Warning|Please note that in order to save the farm you need to create at least the farm boundaries. fields are also important but not required to save the farm.}}
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{{Warning|Please note that in order to save the farm you need to create at least the farm boundaries. fields are also important but not required to save the farm.}}  
  
 
== Digitizing tips<br>  ==
 
== Digitizing tips<br>  ==

Revision as of 08:42, 16 August 2012

{{#customtitle: Digitizing Farm/Field boundaries on the Farm Services Center GIS editor|Digitizing farms and fields}}

To digitize Farms and Fields, the following steps are recommended:


Locate your Farm Area

To do this you can use these tools:


Digitize your farm boundaries

  1. Set the farm layer active:
    Click on the Farm layer choice button to make it active
    Farm active.jpg

  2. Draw your farm: Use the FSC add item.jpg Add new Object tool to start Digitizing the Farm boundariesWhen you're ready to finish it, Double-click on the last corner
  3. Save your work: Click on the GIS gis Edit 11 01.jpg Save tool to save your work


Warning Warning: Please note that in order to save the farm you need to create at least the farm boundaries. fields are also important but not required to save the farm.


Digitize your field boundaries

  1. Set the field layer active:
    Click on the Feld layer choice button to make it active
    Field active.jpg

  2. Use the FSC add item.jpg Add new Object tool to start Digitizing the Farm boundaries
    When you're ready to finish it, Double-click on the last corner
  3. Label your fields: To name your fields, you can use theFSC object name.jpg Label Object tool

  4. Save your work: Click on the GIS gis Edit 11 01.jpg Save tool to save your work
Warning Warning: Please note that in order to save the farm you need to create at least the farm boundaries. fields are also important but not required to save the farm.

Digitizing tips

a. Snapping: When you digitize, the tool will automatically snap to the closest line or vertex. This helps avoiding mistakes


b.Errors? try using: