Quick Start Guide
- vMAP overview
- Manage users and rights
- View your data on vMAP
- Analyse your data
- Style your map
- Print and share your map
- vMAP Glossary
- Admin Center Guide
Manage layer for vMAP
Layers can be created both in vMAP Portal (front end) and Admin Center (back end).
You can manage layer by following operations:
- Create a new layer
- Edit a layer
- Delete a layer
- Edit layer type
- Edit panels
Create a new layer
On the Layer page, Click button in the left Layer panel, the New layer window appears. Input layer name and select a layer type and render type. Click to save it.
Layer Name and Layer Type fields are required fields.
Render Type - Web: will directly render and show the geometry data by web canvas.
Render Type - Server: will render the geometry data in vMAP backend server. Normally vMAP uses server as render type.
Edit a layer
1. Edit the layer Name and Type
On the Layer tab, choose a layer from the layer list in the left panel, layer details will display in the right panel. You can edit basic information except Layer ID, click to save the changes.
2. Assign layer to Mandator
The Mandator tab displays the Mandator that the selected layer has been assigned to. If you have more than one Mandator in your system, then:
Select a Mandator in the right column and click button, the selected Mandator is moved to the left column, then the selected layer will be assigned to the Mandator.
Select a Mandator in the left column and click button, the selected Mandator is moved to the right column, then the selected layer will be removed from that Mandator's layer list.
3. Add layer to a group
The Layer Group tab displays the layer groups that the selected layer has been assigned to. To add layer to layer group, please create layer group beforehand.
Select a layer group in the right column and click button, the selected layer group will be moved to the left column, and the selected layer will be assiged to this layer group.
Select a layer group in the left column and click button, the selected layer group will be moved to the right column, then the selected layer will be removed from this layer group.
4. Mapviews tab
This tab displays the Mapview that contains the selected layer. They are read only, and need to be included in certain mapview in vMAP Portal. For adding layers to a mapview in vMAP Portal, please refer to Create a new mapview.
Delete a layer
Select a layer and click the button.
Note: If the selected layer has linked to Mandator, mapview or layer group, it can’t be deleted and you need to cancel their links first.
Edit layer type
Select a layer and click , it will switch to its layer type editing page.
And the layer type that the selected layer belongs to will automatically load in the Layer Type page. For details of layer type, please refer to Configure layer type in vMap Admin Center.
Select a layer and click , it will switch to this layer's panel editing page.
And the layer type that the selected layer belongs to will be automatically loaded in the panel page. For details of panel editing of that layer type, please refer to Configure panel (Object Inspector) for vMAP.