Landscape News

News and thoughts from the Landscape team

  • GIS Data Management Tips for Land Trusts
    While Landscape does a great job of presenting and creating map data alongside the data you’re working with, most organizations also choose to use GIS software like ArcMap, ArcGIS Online, or QGIS to manage their GIS data, create complex maps, and perform queries on their geodata. Here are a couple of tips for organizations who …

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  • Release notes: October, 2021
    List not exhaustive, and covers only major updates and fixes. Updates: 10/6 – 10/31 – Made continuous improvements to view/widget queries in order to speed up website load times. 10/12 – Built-in views now appear alongside other views. 10/18 – Added ‘search available views’ function. The search bar appears when you click the drop-down list …

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  • 5 Features you may not know about in Landscape
    1. You can ‘un-group’ points on maps. If a map is zoomed out beyond a certain extent, Landscape will automatically group geographies and show you a count of the number of objects it has grouped together. If you don’t want your maps to do this, and instead want them to always display individual points (no …

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  • Release Notes: September 2021
    Updates: 9/18 Major update of desktop app included:A transition to a newer version of .net core for the application server; upgrade of the MongoDb database; transition to a 3rd-Party authentication provider that will improve security and will enable future offerings like multi-factor authentication and Single-Sign On for selected providers. 9/18 Added ability to import and …

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  • A naming convention that sticks.
    You don’t realize how important it is to have one name for a property until you need to get your data in order. Suddenly you realize that you’ve been referring to the ‘Smith Easement’ also as ‘Smith Forest’, ‘Rocky Forest’, and ‘Smith Easement (Jones)’, and accumulating all of the vital records can go from a …

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