Use the FieldPad to do quick freeform sketches of the inside walls of a
property, special buildings on the land or other items you’d like to make quick
drawings of to use later. There are several ways to use the FieldPad:
Standard text/keyboard entry - Tap the blue
T to move into standard text/keyboard entry mode. Then, tap
the bottom right arrow to choose your method of text entry. Once you have
finished entering your text, click the pencil icon to return to drawing mode.
Free form drawing - Simply use your stylus as a pen to
begin drawing in the FieldPad. You may change the width and color of the lines
you draw by tapping the color button just to the right of the T icon.
Selecting, moving and resizing drawings - You can select
or “highlight” your drawing by tapping the icon that looks like a dotted
square (the third icon from the left). Once selected, your drawing will be
surrounded a box made up of squares and circles. These are called “handles.”
Tap and hold one of the square handles on the corner of the drawing, and then
drag your cursor across the screen to rescale your drawing. Tap and hold one
of the circle handles, and then drag your cursor across the screen to resize
the drawing from that side only. (In this case, the drawing will not be
rescaled but will be resized disproportionally.) To move the drawing, tap once
in the center of the “highlighted” drawing, and drag your cursor.
Undo and redo - You can use the icon on the far left to
undo your previously drawn lines. Each time you tap it, it will undo one line.
Use the icon to its right to redo your previously drawn lines. Each time you
tap this icon, it will redo one line. Consider this function when drawing, and
raise your stylus often to give you more undo/redo options.
Zoom in and zoom out - You can zoom in and out on your
drawing by tapping the magnifying glasses at the bottom of the screen. Tap the
icon with the plus sign to zoom in. Tap the icon with the minus sign to zoom