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

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

​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 ring buffers in a new Simple GIS Client project to perform sophisticated spatial analysis on census tract data.  The example will demonstrate compiling population statistics within a given radius around known points.   


Topics covered in this tutorial:

  • Creating a new Simple GIS Client project
  • Adding shape files to Simple GIS Client MapDataView document
  • Setting Layer legends
  • Editing symbols
  • Adding WMS layers to Simple GIS Client MapDataView document
  • Setting view properties
  • Creating Buffers

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.

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 Open Street Map 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 Open Street Map 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.

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. 

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.

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 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

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 US Census Data Wizard in Simple GIS Client Version 9.0

​Using the Open Street Map Data Wizard in Simple GIS Client

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

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