Are iGPSGIS and iCMTGIS compatible with iOS 5?

In general iGPSGIS and iCMTGIS will run with iOS 5. A couple users did find that since upgrading their iPADs to iOS 5 they were unable to change the symbols or colors of any shapefiles/topics anymore.

We verified this problem. A work-around is to tap the Feature then use the Feature Properties tool to change the symbol or pattern of the selected Feature.

If you have PC-GIS 09, you can use it to set up the Topic symbols then transfer the .pmp file to iCMTGIS so you can use those Topic symbols/patterns in the iCMTGIS.

If you experience any other problem while using iGPSGIS or iCMTGIS  with iOS 5, please let us know by  adding a comment to this post. Thank you.

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3 Responses to Are iGPSGIS and iCMTGIS compatible with iOS 5?

  1. Don Bunnell says:

    I am also having trouble changing the colors of shape files on my iPad 2. I have upgraded to iOS 5 and have the newest version of iCMTGIS. Let me know if there is anything I can do to fix this.

  2. Mark says:

    The workaround does not work, as soon as you click on another feature, the one you just changed, goes back to the way it was.

    • cmtinc says:

      The work-around is to change the symbol for each individual Feature.

      The update to iOS5 has caused the symbol assignment not to work at the Topic level.

      Two possible alternatives:

      1) Use the PC-GIS 09 software and make the Topic symbol assignment using PC-GIS 09 then transfer the job file to iCMTGIS.

      2) Wait for iCMTGIS Version 2 that is to be released next year, which will make the Topic symbol assignment work with the then current iOS
      version.

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