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Browse for Layer

Layer configuration can be stored in files. When you use the Add Layer dialog to add a layer to the map, you’re actually browsing a selection of layer configuration files that are stored in the TrueNorth installation. You can also browse other locations on your computer for layer configuration files. Follow the directions in “Add Layer from Template” to open the…

Add Layer from Template

In TrueNorth, Maps are made up of layers. Adding, removing, and editing layers is one of the core features of the software. For convenience, a layer can be configured and stored as a layer template. This makes adding and removing layers very simple. This is different from a map template which stores a collection of layers as a map. To add a…

Configure Tile Layer Cache Directory

TrueNorth supports a number of Tile layers. These layers draw maps by downloading and many small square images that make up the map. In order to support offline operations, TrueNorth caches these tiles on your local hard drive. You can configure the directory where this cache is stored using the following steps. Follow the steps to configure…

What is a Layer

A Layer in TrueNorth is similar to a Layer in any GIS – it is a collection of geospatial data that is related in some way. For example Features Layer contains GPS tracks, waypoints, routes and other features Tiles layer contains map tiles from an online or offline source. Tracking layer draws tracks for remote devices that…