File System is a storage for data uploaded to the cloud. Data can be added into the map directly from here, but only to use it for visualization.

Note: to edit or analyze data, layer must be imported into the database first. Only data added to a map from database can be used for this purposes.

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A layer from File System is added to a project as shown below:

  1. Select Add Layer from the Layer or Map tab.
  2. Select File System from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select a layer you want to add into the map.
  4. Add it by clicking on the Select option.

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Tutorial 1: Upload, prepare and add data.