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  1. questionIndex Maps in a Compass Enterprise Catalogue
    Occurrence Index maps are used in Compass Enterprise to define and assist users with spatial searching and spatial referencing of documents. Solution Index maps of the following types can be added: CadCorp (.SWD) MapInfo (.TAB or .WOR) ArcMap (.LYR or .MXD) Note: MapInfo .WOR (workspace) fi ...
  2. questionWhat are the Spatial Search Options in a Compass Enterprise Catalogue?
    Occurrence A Spatial search allows you to select regions on an index map and return all the datasets and documents that are either entirely within or are overlaped by the selection. Solution There are two options, Quick Search and Advanced Search. Quick Search A Quick Search uses the bounding ...
  3. questionHow do I Perform an Advanced Search in Compass Enterprise?
    An Advanced search evaluates the actual coordinates of the spatial reference against the selected map region. You can use the following methods to control an Advanced search: 1/. Include only data that falls entirely within the selected map region. On the Spatial Search toolbar select the Enti ...
  4. questionHow do I Perform a Quick Search in Compass Enterprise?
    A Quick search evaluates the bounding coordinates of the spatial reference against the bounding coordinates of the selected map region. You can use the following methods to control a Quick search: 1/. Include only data that falls entirely within the bounding coordinates of the current view. On ...
  5. questionHow do I Apply a Filter to a Search in Compass Enterprise?
    Occurrence You wish to apply a Filter to a category or spatial search of the Compass Catalogue. You wish to further refine a search. Solution A filter can be applied in either the Choose Search or Select Documents step of searching the catalogue, or when you generate reports. When Choose Se ...
  6. questionWhat are Default Metadata Values in a Compass Enterprise Catalogue?
    Occurrence You can select lookup values as the default value when adding metadata for Standard and Hierarchical fields. Solution This feature is available when you catalogue individual datasets and for batch updates of multiple documents in the Compass Catalogue. The default options available ...
  7. questionHow do I Modify the Primary Structure of a Compass Enterprise Catalogue?
    Occurrence You wish to define or modify the structure of your Compass Enterprise Catalogue. You wish to modify your Category, Data Type and Data Source Fiields. Solution Use the Maintenance>Catalogue>Structure task option to update the details. Maintenance Tasks can only be performed b ...
  8. questionHow do I reconnect my Offline Compass Enterprise Catalogue?
    Occurrence You wish to update the source Compass Catalogue with your Offline Catalogue. How do I upload an Offline Catalogue? How do I update the source Compass Catalogue? Solution If you work offline, you must remember that they are copies, and that any changes you make to these documents ...
  9. questionHow do I get Compass Enterprise to Work Offline?
    Occurrence You wish to search the Compass Catalogue whilst disconnected to a Network Service. How do I create an Offline Catalogue? Solution If you work offline, you must install SQL Express (recommended) or SQL Server on your local machine. You can create an offline Catalogue with a selecti ...