Use the Parenting feature

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Using the Parenting feature

Quick Help-

Collecting Data IV: Using the Parenting feature. By default Orbitas will “Parent” your current location to the previously collected location. There are two ways to change the parent of your collected locations, or even choose no parent at all.

Detailed Help-

First method:
Parent Icon-
  • Collect a location as normal, before saving the location click on the PARENT icon.
  • Orbitas opens the main map with your previously collected locations. Use iOS gestures to move around the map and click on the location you wish to be the Parent of your current location. If there are several locations bunched together, Orbitas will display a list of location names to choose from.
  • After selecting your Parent you are returned to the location form. Make any further remarks you need and click the SAVE icon to save your location.
Second method:
Location Quick Menu-
  • While on the map screen, select the location you wish to change the parent on.
  • The Location Quick Menu appears above your location. Select EDIT to open the location collection form.
  • Proceed as above by clicking on the PARENT icon. Choose your Parent and click on the SAVE icon to save your location.
To choose NO PARENT:
  • Use either method to bring up the Parent map and simply click SAVE without choosing a Parent.
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