News Office Field Order Support Contact Us

Getting shape files to handheld

Search Discussion Boards
Chris,

To load your fields as backdrops, they must be arc view shape files. These files need to be copied from your desktop to the Palm PC through Windows Explorer. Be sure to include the .shp, .dbf. and .shx. Scroll down and find Mobile Devices. You may then create a new folder or add them to My Documents on the Palm PC. Right click and select Paste onto the folder. Your files should now be available to be loaded as backdrops.

If you are wanting to do VRA with Site Mate,

1. First create your application layers in Farm Site.
2. Export them as Shape Files, or one of the other supported application files such as .tgt, .arm, .pre, or .rxf.
3. These files then need to be copied onto the Palm as described above.
4. Click on the RX option.
5. A Variable Rate Layers box will come up. Click on the drop-down arrow under RX Map and choose the presciption map to load. Click OK.

Hope this helps!

Deb Hurraw
Farm Works Software


SubjectAuthorPosted

Getting shape files to handheld

Chris Cornelius March 12, 2001 12:00AM

Getting shape files to handheld

Deb Hurraw at Farm Works Software March 12, 2001 12:00AM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login

Privacy Statement | Terms of Use | Copyright 2009, Trimble Navigation Limited