FieldX Tips: Improving your Map Display in FieldX Office

In today’s tip, we are focusing on some basic setup for the Field Maps tab in FieldX Office.

Map Settings

Color Fields by Crop or Variety

  • How this helps you:
  • Example of Field Borders colored by crop:

Example Field Maps Colored by Crops

Data Viewer

  • How this helps you:
    • ​​​​​​​The ‘Data Viewer’ tool allows the user to see relevant data when hovering their mouse over a field border. This will enable the user to quickly scan their map and dig into summary data for an individual field without checking the Field Journal tab.
    • For example, you can see the crop, variety, most recent growth stage, and a number of milestone dates without having to open the Field Journal tab or do an output report.
    • Here are the steps to turn on the ‘Data Viewer’
      • Click on the Field Maps tab.
      • Click on ‘General Tools’, then c​​​​​lick on the ‘Data Viewer’ button.
      • In the window that opens, select ‘Show the Data Viewer.’
      • Then checkmark the data that you want to display.
      • Click ‘OK’
      • Then just hover your mouse over a field border to view the data.
    • Example field with Data Viewer turned on:

Data Viewer Example in FieldX Office

Background Maps

Add New USDA NAIP Aerial Image Layers

  • ​​​​​​​How this helps you:

Add Roads, Section, and Township Layer