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TatukGIS Editor Customization Training Kit

Gdynia, Poland
March 30, 2010

A U.S. based TatukGIS customer now offers a TatukGIS Editor Customization Training Kit for the TatukGIS Editor 2.x version. The Kit is designed to enable developers and organizations to reduce the Editor customization learning curve and quickly begin creating powerful Editor-based applications by tapping into the wealth of knowledge of this TatukGIS customer, who has worked deeply with TatukGIS development products since 2003.

The Editor Customization Training Kit includes a detailed training manual containing over 100 pages of hands-on instructional material with 17 chapters that illustrate step-by-step how to set-up and use the Editor to create 12 focused applications. The Kit includes the Pascal and Basic source code to the applications, sample data, and videos that illustrate how to use most of the applications.

The Editor Customization Training Kit illustrates how to quickly customize almost all aspects of the Editor application. Create new vector layers, select features by location, create in-memory layers, edit shapes, geoprocessing, edit attributes, advanced feature symbolization, edit enterprise GIS database layers, GPS, address matching, routing, and more!!

More details about the Editor Customization Training Kit, its author, or to make an order, go to: http://training.tatukgisconsulting.com/2010/03/tatukgis-editor-customization-training.html

The following is the chapter index from the manual. The topics include a broad range of the Editor's functionality.  
  • LESSON 1. CREATING A NEW TATUKGIS EDITOR CUSTOMIZATION, .TTKGP PROJECT FILES, AND ADDING & REMOVING LAYERS FROM THE DISPLAY
  • LESSON 2. CHANGING THE MAP EXTENT, ZOOMING, AND SETTING THE SCALE
  • LESSON 3. SELECTING FEATURES: SELECT BY ATTRIBUTES, ZOOM TO SELECTION, SELECT BY LOCATION, AND MANUAL SELECTION. IN-MEMORY LAYERS AND THE TGIS_LAYERVECTOR.LOOP METHOD ARE INTRODUCED
  • LESSON 4. USING THE TGIS_EDITOR OBJECT TO CREATE NEW SHAPES, SAVE AND ABORT EDIT OPERATIONS, EDIT VERTICES, UNDO/REDO, DELETE LAST SHAPE, ADD PARTS, DELETE PARTS, AND DELETE VERTICES
  • LESSON 5. CREATING NEW VECTOR LAYERS, EDITING SHAPES WITH CODE(AS OPPOSED TO USING THE TGIS_EDITOR OBJECT), BUFFERING SHAPES, CREATING AN 'IN-MEMORY' LAYER, AND EXPORTING VECTOR LAYERS
  • LESSON 6. GEOPROCESSING: SPLITTING SHAPES, UNIONING SHAPES, SUBTRACTING SHAPES, CLIPPING SHAPES, MERGING VECTOR LAYERS, AND GENERATING RANDOM POINTS
  • LESSON 7. ATTRIBUTING FEATURES, THE TGIS_CONTROLATTRIBUTES OBJECT, AND THE TGIS_DATASET
  • LESSON 8. SYMBOLIZING FEATURES USING THE LAYER PROPERTIES DIALOG AND VIA CODE AND SAVING SYMBOLOGY TO LAYER PROPERTIES .INI FILES
  • LESSON 9. SETTING THE TGIS_VIEWERWND AND LAYER COORDINATE SYSTEMS, REPROJECTING-ON-THE-FLY, AND EXPORTING LAYERS TO A DIFFERENT COORDINATE SYSTEM
  • LESSON 10. MEASUREMENTS: AREAS, DISTANCES, XY COORDINATES, CONVERT PROJECTED POINTS TO GEOGRAPHIC, AND CREATE POINT B USING BEARING AND DISTANCE FROM POINT A
  • LESSON 11. WORKING WITH ENTERPRISE GIS DATABASES: THE SQL LAYER AND THE PIXELSTORE LAYER
  • LESSON 12. MAP OUTPUT: EXPORT TGIS_VIEWERWND DISPLAY TO IMAGE, SEND MAP TO MS WORD AT A CERTAIN SCALE, PRINT PREVIEW, PRINT SIMPLE MAP, USING MAP TEMPLATES
  • LESSON 13. USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM INPUT
  • LESSON 14. ADDRESS MATCHING AND ROUTING
  • LESSON 15. USING OTHER DATA FORMATS
  • LESSON 16. USEFUL FUNCTIONS IN THE GISDEFS UNIT
  • LESSON 17. CUSTOMIZING THE EDITOR USER INTERFACE AND PRESENTING A CUSTOMIZATION TO THE USER