There is a default Code Dictionary in the system path of the software, its name is General.cdt.
- on mobile device: SD Card/Bin/General.cdt
- on desktop PC: C:\Program Files\DigiTerra Explorer 5\General.cdt
But you can use custom Code Dictionary files with .CDT extension based on the header of the Gereal.CDT file
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Code Dictionary CDT for DigiTerra Map and Explorer softwares.
Made by: DigiTerra Inc. 1996-2008. All rights reserved.
Please do not modify the codes, even do not delete any of it!
To create new codes please previously check with us.
The names and the labels of the field can be modified optional.
Enter the name of the fields after the ’#’ or ’$’ signs in the row.
The fields name cannot contain space, dot and comma characters.
The program cuts the numerical characters in the name.
More fields name can be added separating them by comma.
The ’#’ sign defines a numerical, the „$’ sign a text codeset.
In the rows after the names are the codes.
The set-up of the code: code name (description) (color) (type)
Tabs separate the items. The last three items can be left.
The order of the description, the color and the type is optional.
You have to start the description with an alphabetical, the color 0x, the type with numerical characters.
The specification will be closed by an empty row, or a row that does not start with numerical value.
Until the next ’#’ or ’$’ signs optional comments can be placed.
Let me give an example! We would like to produce the following Code Dictionary:
Code: numerical "#" or text "$" code, this will be stored in the attribute table of the vector layer ( or in a simple data table)
Name: the short name of the code in the pick list
Description: the long name of the code in the pick list (if the Description exists it appears in the pick list instead of the short name)
Color: the hexadecimal color of the code (It is very useful to classification!)
Point and area feature: Fill color
Line feature: Line color
Type: the Symbol type, Line type or the Fill type of the code (It is very useful to classification!)
Symbol 3: line 4 in List3 codeset
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1 Option1 Description of Option1 0xdeffff 0
2 Option2 Description of Option2 0x86ddff 1
3 Option3 Description of Option3 0x23ffff 2
4 Option4 Description of Option4 0x82ff4b 3
Point feature: Symbol type
Line feature: Line type
Area feature: Fill type