Have you thought of taking GPS coordinates without having an actual GPS question? Well, you can record a location's coordinates each time a record is taken using the GPS stamp property.
Differences between GPS and GPS Stamp
|GPS Question||GPS Stamp|
|GPS question is created in the 'Form Design View' as an actual question.
||GPS Stamp is not a visible question, but a parameter that is activated in the form’s properties view
|In the GPS question, coordinates are acquired at the point where the user selects ‘Capture GPS’
||GPS stamping is not visible to the eye: it works in the background, and is aqcuired at the point where a user starts a record, and works in the background as the user is taking a record
How do I enable GPS stamping
To enable GPS stamp:
- Open your form
- Go to the properties page
- Select the GPS stamp checkbox to enable the property
- Save property