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Manage data files

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What is "File Explorer" in vMAP?

You can manage the files in your vMAP system by using the File Management feature provided by the built-in File Explorer window.  Files that are stored in File Explorer could be files that you have uploaded, imported or the routing files created using the vMAP Import Data and Calculate Route functions. Multiple data formats are supported, such as Excel, CSV, and Shapefile. Operations available in the File Explorer window include uploading, downloading, and deleting files, which allows for easy file management.

How do I manage data files in vMAP?

From the extras drop-down menu on the top navigation bar of the vMAP main page, select managefiles to open the File Explorer window. Folders containing system files will be listed on the panel to the left in the File Explorer window. Click on a folder to display its contents on the panel to the right.


How do I edit folder name?

Double click or right click on the file folder name, then select Edit folder name.


How do I upload a file?

To upload a file to a desired folder, please follow these steps:

Step 1. Right click the target folder and select Upload file to this folder to open the Upload file window.


Step 2. Click the plus icon to select a local file, or drag your file into the rectangle area to upload your file.

Step 3. Click on the image282 button to upload the file to the target folder. After that you would be able to access that file while doing vMAP operations.

upload file

How do I create a new folder?

To create a new folder, use  one of the two approaches that are listed below:

Approach 1:

1. Right click on a folder name then select Create new folder from the drop-down menu to create a new folder.

2. A new directory is added to the folder list. You can name it by clicking on its name.


Approach 2:

1. Click on the image310 button located at the bottom of the left panel to create a new folder.

2. A new folder is added to the folder list. You can name it by clicking on its name.

How do I delete file folder?

To delete a folder, right click on the folder name then select Delete the folder from the drop-down menu.


How do I refresh the window?

To refresh the File Explorer window, click the image316 button located at the bottom of the left panel. This action quickly updates the folder list on the left with the latest information as well as the contents of the selected folder.

How do I download or delete files?

Download: To download a file, select the file and click the image326 button in the Actions column.

Delete: To delete a file, click on image328 button in the Actions column then confirm the action.