Add new file

With OrbisGIS you have the possibility to create and add new files.


For that purpose, make a right-click in the blank zone of Geocatalog and select "New" - > "File"

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Exemple : create a new shape file :

       1- Give a name to your layer (here: Couche_essai) -> Next

       2- Enter the various fields which you wish to add by clicking the button " Add "

       3- A window appears and you can configure your field

               - Give a name to your field and select the type

               - You have the choice between Text (string), Numeric (integer) , double, Boolean, date and Geometry.


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If you wish, you can add constraints. They are a function of the type of field.


Type of field

Constraint


Type of field

Constraint

String

Longueur (Length)


Boolean

null

Integer

Longueur (Length)


Date

null

Double

Length & Precision




Geometry

Geometry & Dimension *


* These 2 constraints are compulsory!


Click on "Add" and select the constraint.

If you are satisfy, click on "Ok" -> your new field appears in "Configure fields" window

To create your shape file, click on "Finish" -> you layer appears in the Geocatalog


To know how to add data or objects to this new layer, click HERE


Suite : Clear Geocatalog

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