Modifying and Creating Symbols in Simple GIS Client Application - GIS Tutorial

Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate the basic functionality of  publishing maps within Simple GIS using the new map templates introduced in version 10.  


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating a map document from a map template.
  • Adding a map reference grid
  • Exporting maps to graphic files and PDF documents
  • Creating a map book with overview and legend.

Using the Simple GIS Data Wizard for the USGS National Map Service

​Creating your own Geocode database using Tiger Data from the US Census Bereau


Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate creating your geocode database using freely available Tiger data from the US Census Bureau.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating new geocode database
  • Address mapping single address at a time
  • Using Batch Geocoding to map multiple addresses at one time.

Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate creating buffers in a Simple GIS Client project to perform sophisticated spatial analysis.   It will also cover creating drive time/distance rings. 



Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate creating and modifying layer legends in the Simple GIS Client Application.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Modifying a layer object's legend
  • Cover different types of legends
  • Special legend properties such as scaling  and advanced rendering

Creating and Modifying Legends in Simple GIS Client Application - Video GIS Tutorial

Description

  • This GIS video tutorial will demonstrate how to create a new detailed Street Map project by selecting a state of interest from the OpenStreetMap Data Wizard.  It will also explain the settings for routing and geocoding  parameters in the new street map.


Topics covered in this tutorial

  • Creating a new detailed street map project from the Street Map project template using the ©OpenStreetMap Data Wizard.
  • Setting the properties needed for routing and geocoding in the new street map project
  • Using the routing and geocoding functions in the new street map project
  • Refreshing the Street Map and Geocoding data using the Open Street Map Data Wizard.

Cogo Editing in Simple GIS

Simple GIS Software Tutorials


Welcome to Simple GIS Tutorials page.  We put this page together as another resource to hopefully help you get the most out of your software. Listed below are GIS tutorials specific to Simple GIS Client application.  Each tutorial contains a brief description and video links that we hope you will find useful.  For tutorials specific to the Simple GIS Server application, see our Simple GIS Server Tutorials page.  If there is a particular topic you think would be beneficial, drop us a line from our Contact Us page and we'll see what we can do.  We'd love to hear from you. 

Description

  • This tutorial covers the basics of using the Cogo editing features in Simple GIS.  Cogo editing allows you to easily enter new features using survey measurements in Simple GIS.


View this tutorial here.

Customizing Simple GIS Client Projects


Description:

  • This video tutorial will demonstrate customizing your Simple GIS project file by writing custom VB procedures.  It will also demonstrate customizing menus, creating plugin extensions, and loading plugin extensions


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating a new VB module and writing your first VB procedure
  • Adding new custom menus to your projects and attaching VB procedures to your new menu items
  • Debugging VB procedures
  • Creating a new plugin extension
  • Loading plugin extensions into your Simple GIS projects

Simple GIS Client Version 9.0 - Basic Interface Functionality.

Generating Heat Maps in Simple GIS

Description

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate the new basic interface functionality in Simple GIS Client version 9.0


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating a new Simple GIS Client project file from a project template
  • Switching between documents, docking document windows and navigating the project manager window
  • Adding data to a Map Data View document.
  • Working in the TOC of a Map Data View document
  • Panning and zooming in a Map Data View document
  • Drawing simple graphics in a Map Data View document
  • Viewing table documents
  • Creating Map documents

Description

  • This tutorial covers the basics of using the Simple GIS Data wizard to search for and download freely available data from the USGS including topographic maps, aerial imagery, elevation data, and more.


View this tutorial here.

Description

  • This tutorial covers the basics of generating Heat Maps within Simple GIS.  Users can generate heatmaps using either a kernel density algorithm or interpolative inverse distance weighting algorithm.


View this tutorial here.

Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate creating and modifying symbols in the Simple GIS Client Application.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Modifying a MapDataView document's default symbols
  • Modifying a graphic's symbol.
  • Creating new symbols
  • Modifying existing symbols

Description

  • This GIS video tutorial demonstrates using the U.S. Census Data Wizard to calculate the percentage of student population enrolled in public school vs private school for a selected parish (county) in Louisiana.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Retreiving US Census data using the US Census Data Wizard.
  • Summarizing and normalizing data
  • Filtering shape files
  • Adding a chart to a shape file
  • Creating a Map

Basic Functionality of MapDataView Document in Simple GIS Client Project - Video GIS Tutorial



Using Buffers in Simple GIS Client Application - Video GIS Tutorial

Creating an Image Data Base in Simple GIS Client Application - Video GIS Tutorial

Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate building an Image Database (Image Catalog) in our Simple GIS Client application.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Exporting image to Simple GIS Multi Resolution (*.mri) file format.
  • Creating an image database to mosaic several images together as one.

Publishing Maps in Simple GIS Client

Using the US Census Data Wizard in Simple GIS Client Version 9.0

Simple GIS Software

Description:

  • This video GIS tutorial will demonstrate the basic funtionality of working in the MapDataView document of a Simple GIS Client project.


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating a new Simple GIS Client project
  • Creating a new MapDataView document
  • Adding shapefiles and imagery to a MapDataView document
  • Working in the TOC of a MapDataView document
  • Navigation tools in a MapDataView document
  • Setting basic View and Layer properties
  • Querying by attribute data and selection sets
  • Drawing simple graphics in a MapDataView document

​Using the ©OpenStreetMap Data Wizard in Simple GIS Client