Add Place

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Note.jpg To add a Place, your IMSMANG user account must belong to a User Role that has permission Places with Read and Write level. Contact your IMSMANG Administrator if you have questions on permissions.

To add a place to IMSMANG:

  1. In the Data Entry menu → Places.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Place Editor Window

    Place Editor Window

  4. Enter a unique identifier for the place in the Place ID field.
  5. Enter the name of the place in the Place Name field.
  6. Select the Type from the drop-down list. Note that a type value must be selected.
  7. Note.jpg Place Type is mandatory
    New 6.0.png Ammunition storage and Armoury have been added to Place Type
  8. Enter a description of the place in the Description field.
  9. If there are any fields in the Custom Defined Fields section, enter data in those fields.
  10. Enter the place address in the Address field.
  11. To select a Country Structure reference, click the CSA.png button. The Country Structure Selection window displays.
  12. From the Country Structure Selection window:
    1. Select the country structure. Click the PlusIcon.png icons to expand the country structure tree.
    2. Click the OK button.
    3. The Country Structure Selection window closes.

  13. Select the coordinate reference system that you would like to use from the Coordinate System list.
  14. Select the coordinate format from the Coordinate Format list.
  15. There are several options for entering geospatial data. These options and the page on which you can find additional information are listed in the table below.
  16. Entering Geospatial Data for a Place
    If you want to… Refer to…
    Manually add geospatial points and polygon/polyline points Manual Geospatial Data Entry
    Draw on the map to specify point, polygon, and polyline coordinates Draw on the Map to Specify Geographic Coordinates
    Import geospatial data from Excel Import Geospatial Data from Excel
    Import geospatial data from shapefile Import Geospatial Data from Shapefile
    Note.jpg You can preview the points that you have entered on a map by clicking the PreviewPoints.png button.
  17. Click the Save button.