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Creating layers

This widget allows the application creator to create new layers and automatically add them to data sources and to the map.
Layers can be of 3 types:
  • Point
  • Polyline
  • Polygon
To create a new layer, user need to click on the New Layer button at the top of the Layers side panel. After this, the user will be shown a modal window with the parameters of the future layer. In the first step, the user needs to select the layer geometry type, name, description and tags and click Next.
In the second step, you need to create attributes of the future layer with types and aliases and click the Save button.
After this, the layer will be successfully created and added to the map. The user will only have to fill it with features through the Add object menu.
Creating layers can be used for such areas as:
  • Environmental studies
  • Urban planning
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Student studies
  • Transport Analysis