Taking a photo with the camera tool
- Tap the available camera tools to set any options for the camera and resultant
- Tap the hardware button on your mobile device to capture the photo, or press
enter from the Soft Input Panel (SIP).
On some Windows Mobile devices, you can also press the assigned hardware buttons to take the photo.
The mobile device in this particular example has two options. The Menu and Back button.Tip:
My camera tool looks different to the camera tool shown: The tools available in the camera tool are dependent on the camera driver selected, as well as the capabilities of the camera connected to your mobile device.
For example, the camera tool shown for this task is for the Windows Mobile camera integrated in some models of HP iPAQ Windows Mobile devices. The greyed out tools indicate that this particular camera does not support these tools or options.Tip:
Specifying photo filenames: For standalone photos, the photo filename will use the prefix specified in the Camera page of the ArcPad Options. The photo filename will also include a unique number, or if specified in the ArcPad Options, the date and time at which the photo was taken.
For photos associated with a feature, the photo filename will use the selected field name in the Picture page of the Feature Properties dialog box. The photo filename will also include a unique number, or if specified in the ArcPad Options, the date and time at which the photo was taken.