To bring in features from SDF
- In the Display Manager,
- In the Data Connect window,
select Add SDF Connection in the Data
Connections By Provider list.
- Under Connection Name,
type a name for this connection.
You can give the connection any name you like.
This name appears in Map Explorer as the name of
the feature source.
- Under Source File,
specify the file.
- Click Connect.
- In the feature class list, select the
feature classes to include in the map.
If this feature source
contains only a single feature class, that feature class is selected
automatically. If it contains multiple feature classes, you can right-click
any of them and select Select All or Select
- Verify that the coordinate systems are
correct. You can change an incorrect coordinate
system if necessary.
- Click Add To Map.
To bring in a subset
of the data, click the down arrow and select Add
To Map With Query. To filter data after
you’ve added the data to your map, see Filtering Feature Layers.
Features from the selected
feature classes appear in your map. You can style, theme, and edit
If you need additional
properties related to this data, you can connect additional data
to a feature source layer using a join.
SDF files created for MapGuide version 6.5 or earlier, you cannot
use this procedure. Instead, import