6.4.2.1. Adding a Geo-Object Type

Registry Administrators can create the Geo-Object Types under the curation mandate of their organization

To add a Geo-Object Type:

  1. Go to the Geo-Objects and Hierarchies module either by clicking the Geo-Objects and Hierarchies module icon in the main menu page or by clicking the hamburger menu () in the upper right corner and selecting Geo-Objects and Hierarchies.\

  2. If needed, expand the Geo-Object Types column on the sidebar by clicking the arrow at the end.\

  3. Scroll down the Geo-Object Types column to the organization you are a part of and click the Add Geo-Object Type button.\

  4. Fill out all the required fields and any optional fields that are relevant in the form that appears.\

    FieldDescriptionRequired

    Code

    The unique human readable identifier. The code can be used to determine the uniqueness of a Geo-Object Type if duplicate display labels exist in the system.

    Required

    Label (defaultLocale)

    The default display label for the Geo-Object Type. The default value will be used if the default locale is selected in the language toggle or if another language is selected but no value exists for that language.

    Required

    Label… (for any other locale that is installed in the system)

    Display label for any locales installed in the system. A common geo-registry can have as many locales installed as needed. The system will allow the setting of the display label for each locale.

    Description (defaultLocale)

    The default description for the Geo-Object Type. The default value will be used if the default locale is selected in the language toggle or if another language is selected but no value exists for that language.

    Description… (for any other locale that is installed in the system)

    Description for any locales installed in the system. A common geo-registry can have as many locales installed as needed. The system will allow the setting of the description for each locale.

    Group Geo-Object Type (Group Membership)

    The option for setting this Geo-Object Type as a group type.

    Private (Visibility)

    The option for setting if the Geo-Object Type is private or public. Private makes the Geo-Object Type accessible only to people within the organization it belongs to. Public is visible (read only) to all organizations in the system.

    Geometry Type

    The geometry type (point, line, or polygon) that all instance data loaded to this Geo-Object Type must adhere to.

    Enable geometry editing

    Sets whether the Geo-Object geometries can be edited through GeoPrism Registry's web-based editing tools.

    Organization

    The organization this Geo-Object Type will be managed by.

  5. Click the OK button. Once added, you will be able to see the Geo-Object Type under the organization it has been added to.\

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