Exporting Jobs In Gis Formats - Thales Mobile Mapper User Manual

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Exporting to DXF
requires that a grid sys-
tem be used in the job
Note that you can also
export a job to the MMF
format. Use this option
when you want to create
a standalone feature
library from the feature
library contained in this
Whatever the chosen
export format, all coor-
dinates of feature posi-
tions are exported in

Exporting Jobs in GIS Formats

The most important processing of your field data is its export
to a GIS. Exporting field data has two processes: conversion
of the data files to a standard format a GIS can read and then
the actual transfer of the file.
To convert your data into SHP, MIF or DXF:
- On the menu bar, select
MobileMapper Office
- Select the file you want to export and click
content of this file is now displayed on the screen.
- Select
- Choose the export format (SHP, MIF, DXF -or MMF, see
opposite) from the
- Select the directory to which the reformatted file will be
transferred. If you don't know where to put this file, just
select a temporary location and click
will be automatically formatted and transferred to the
selected folder. You can select any folder that is accessi-
ble by your PC - including any GIS folders that may be
on your network. When you start recording data to
export to a GIS, you will typically export data to a GIS
When exporting a job file to SHP format, the following
files are created for each feature type (layer, theme) in
the file:
- featurename.shp
- featurename.dbf
- featurename.shx
When exporting a job file to MIF format, the following
files are created for each feature type (layer, theme) in
the file:
- featurename.mif
- featurename.mid
A single DXF file is created for each existing feature
type when exporting a job to DXF format.
Files of type
to list the job files in
. The
. Your job

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