I require an extra location attribute in a Collect Earth Survey that records the X and Y coordinates of a location clicked outside the predefined plots. However, I have just realized that even the option to add extra 'location' attribute is not available in the Collect survey editor.

Is it currently even possible to do so? If so, how?

Thanks so much in advance!


asked 10 May, 19:18

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Dear Adrian,

We don't have the possibility to "interact" with Google Earth in such a way, so obtaining the coordinates from a point in the map though a mouse-click is not doable.

In the Plots of the Collect Earth surveys we only allow one Location attribute (the central position of the plot) so if you want to write a coordinate by hand I would recommend to add two number attributes (of type real) and collect the latitude and longitude separately.

We will keep in mind this feature for coming versions of CE but for now the "two field" coordinate solution will have to do.

Regards! Open Foris team

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answered 11 May, 14:09

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