2.4. Administrator interface

2.4.1. Home page

After login to administrative interface the user is taken to the home page shown on Pic. 2.2..

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Pic. 2.2. Administrator interface home page.

The numbers indicate: 1 – main menu with login/logout button; 2 – main resource group pane; 3 – child resources pane with a list of items in main group; 4 – main resource group description; 5 – user permissions for main resource group; 6 – types of items that could be added to the main resource group; 7 – actions that could be performed with main resource group.

Home page includes a main menu pane, (see Pic. 2.2. index. 1) which has the following links:

  • Resources
  • Control Panel
  • Login/logout button with current user indication .

Child resources pane (see Pic. 2.2. index. 3) contains a list of all resources placed in a root group. Pane displays information about display name, owner and an edit resource button.

Description pane (see Pic. 2.2. index. 4) displays root group description (if available).

User permissions pane (see Pic. 2.2. index. 5) displays list of permissions the current user granted for the root group. Green mark indicates that user has corresponding permission.

Possible permissions are the following:

  • All
  • Read
  • View permissions
  • Create
  • Update
  • Manage permissions
  • Delete

Actions pane (see Pic. 2.2.. 6 and 7) contains tools for adding data and executing operations with root group.

In current version it is possible to add the following types of data:

  • PostGIS connection
  • PostGIS layer
  • Raster layer
  • Resource group
  • Vector layer
  • Web Map
  • WMS connection
  • WMS layer
  • WMS service

Possible operations are:

* Delete
* Update

2.4.2. Control panel

NextGIS Web Control panel presented on Pic. 2.3..

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Pic. 2.3. Control panel.

Control panel allows to execute the following actions:

  • View user groups
  • Create user groups
  • View user list
  • Create user
  • Grant permissions to resource groups and web maps.

For more information about creation of user groups and users and granting permissions see topic Administrator tasks.

2.4.3. Resource view

After login to administrative interface the user is taken to home page shown on Pic. 2.4..

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Pic. 2.4. Resource groups.

The content of resource group is displayed after a click on resource name in a child resources pane of main resource group. On resource group page there is a pane with a list of resources in root group and user permissions pane. Layer properties are displayed after a click on a name of a layer in child resources pane. E.g. user can click on a resource of type vector layer (see Pic. 2.5.).

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Pic. 2.5. Child resource group

After a click on layer in child resources pane user is taken to a vector layer properties and attributes page (see Pic. 2.6.).

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Pic. 2.6. Vector layer parameters.

2.4.4. Feature table

To view feature table after login navigate to a child resource group, where would be displayed resource types. Then select from child resources a resource with type vector layer. In actions pane select an action for vector layer called Feature table. A feature table for the vector layer will be displayed Pic. 2.7..

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Pic. 2.7. Feature table.

Feature table allows to perform the following operations with a selected record Pic. 2.8.:

  1. Open.
  2. Edit.
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Pic. 2.8. Actions for the selected record in feature table.

Feature table could be opened in a different way. In the adminitrative interface navigate to a child resource group where would be displayed resource types. Then select from child resources a resource with a type web map. In actions pane click a web map action called Display. A web map will be opened with a layer tree (left) and a map (right). To view a feature table select required layer in layer tree and then select Feature table command in Layer drop down menu at the top of layer tree Pic. 2.9.:

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Pic. 2.9. Map and layer tree.

A table will be displayed in a new tab. Table allows to perform the following operations with a selected record Pic. 2.10.:

  1. Open.
  2. Edit.
  3. Go to (after a click a map tab will become active and a map will display the selected feature).
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Pic. 2.10. Actions for the selected record in feature table.