How-to

Pathways (routes)

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Overview

Pathways is designed for users to customize routes that will direct traffic both indoors and out for visitors and/or staff.

Indoor

  1. Select “Mapping Engine” from the left-hand navigation panel.
  2. Select “Pathways” from the drop down menu.
  3. Select “Indoor” from the drop down menu.

The following page will be displayed.

 

  1. Select the Campus and Facility you wish to edit.
  2. Select “Edit Layers” icon to edit GIS pathways.

  • Select GIS anchor to drag and create new pathways and anchor points.

“In Navigation Path” allows user to set weight, authorization level, and handicap accessibility.

 

Increase Weight Multiplier to adjust a line segment’s likelihood of being selected for navigation routing options above segments with lesser weights.

Change Staff Only default authorization level for line segments navigation routing options only available to staff (Default

opens navigation routing options to all users)

ChangeHandicap Accessible to remove line segment navigation routing options for handicap users.

 

 

 

  • Once you are finished editing layers, select Save to update changes.
  • Before leaving page, “Validate GIS” to check for disconnected segments that are suppose to be connected.

NOTE: The end of a route is identified by a red pin. Reconnect any disconnected segments and verify connection by validating GIS line again.

To create a new pathway

  1. Select the “Draw polyline” icon.
  2. Click anywhere on the map to select a starting point.
  3. Drag line to where you would like it to end and click endpoint to lock in it’s position.
  4. Connect two separate lines by clicking on a endpoint to continue segment or by using the “Edit Layers” option to drag and create a new connection at any point in the segment.

Outdoor

  1. Select “Mapping Engine” from the left-hand navigation panel.
  2. Select “Pathways” from the drop down menu.
  3. Select “Outdoor” from the drop down menu.

The following page will be displayed:

  1. Select the “draw a line” tool   to create new KML lines.
  2. Select the “Draw poly line” icon.
  3. Click anywhere on the map to select a starting point. Then drag the line to where you would like it to end and click to lock in it’s position.
  4. “Validate” KML lines before saving KML to “Server”
  5. All KML lines with no connection should have a pin at each end.      see image below

If a KML line is broken (not connect to another line properly), a pin will be generated in the middle of where the lines are suppose to connect.

NOTE: Every line must have a least one end point connected to another KML line.

To correct, select the “Toddle edit mode” button from the tool bar and drag the line end point that is not connect to meet the other KML end point near by.

Once connected, cancel KML validation and re-select. If pin is removed, “Save KML To Server”.

Indoor to Outdoor Tuner

  1. Select “Mapping Engine” from the left-hand navigation panel.
  2. Select “Pathways” from the drop down menu.
  3. Select “Indoor to Outdoor Tuner” from the drop down menu.

The following page will be displayed:

NOTE:  “Indoor to Outdoor Tuner” is tools are used to connect in Indoor GIS lines to Outdoor KML lines typically found at entrance points on the ground levels.

  1. Select Campus and Facility.
  2. Select “Edit layers” tool.
  3. Select and drag yellow KML line to connect to blue GIS line.
  4. Save changes.