How do I add fields by importing shapefiles?
Complete a bulk upload of field boundaries using the shapefiles import functionality.
- An active Granular Insights account.
- Shapefiles in .shp, .shx, and .dbf file formats.
- Shapefiles in correct file formats compressed into a zip file (Windows or Mac).
- Importing shapefiles can only be done on the web.
Process - Web
- Login to the Granular Insights website.
- From the Fields list in the left navigation menu, click Upload a Shapefile.
- Click Select a zip file on your computer to open the dialog box and select the zipped file to import.
- Select the zipped file to import and click Open.
- Click Upload.
- Click Next: Map Data.
- Select the column name that corresponds to the field name and click Next: Review Fields.
- Select the fields to be imported, or click the box in the upper left corner to select all the fields. If needed, updated field names to how they should appear in Granular Insights.
- Click Save and Add Selected.
- To upload more fields, click Upload More Fields and restart the process at step 3. If complete, click Finish and View Fields.
- The imported fields will appear in the Field List.