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In cases where multiple layers will be added, use the Multiple Layer Wizard. If you are adding
raster layers then you must check Add as raster layers box. Added layers will now appear in the
layers panel and get visualized in the map viewer.
This portion of the documentation introduces other types of sources that can be included in a
GIS Cloud project. Supported data sources are:
Files - Upload files from local computer.
PostGIS database - Load spatial data from the database.
Web Map Server - Add maps as a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map
images over the Internet that are generated by a map server using data from a GIS
Tile Map Server - Loads rasters of maps like Open Street Maps, Google Maps or Bing;
these can serve as a simple basemap.
GIS Cloud Maps - Load maps from GIS Cloud database.
Mobile - Add data from your mobile device.
Arcmap - Upload shapefiles with our free extension for Arcmap.
MapBox - Add basemap layers to your GIS Cloud projects directly from MapBox.
Source - PostGIS Database
For the following operations, a PostGIS database is the required data source:
Performing any data editing, calculations, or analysis.
It can be accessed using the Add Layer function in the Map or Layer tabs. It can be managed
through the PostGIS database manager in the Tools tab (see Database Manager). A PostGIS
database is added to a project as shown below:
Select Add Layer from the Layer Tab.
Select PostGIS from the dropdown menu.
Add PostGIS to your project the same way you add files.
Select Add Layer from the Map Tab.
Select PostGIS in the Source Browser.
Add PostGIS to your project same way you add files.