PDF Tutorials

Data Layers: Creating a Polygon in Google Earth (PDF)

This Quickstart guide shows how to create a polygon in Google Earth and save the polygon as a KML file to be shared in ACE.

Data Layers: Firefox 23.0.1 Mixed Content (PDF)

This Quickstart guide explains the known issue with ACE involving mixed content types (http:, https:) in the Firefox 23.0.1 web browser. This issue does not allow web sites to properly load within the built-­in web tool unless the user on each basis allows the site to load the page. This workaround permanently allows mixed content pages to load.

Data Layers: Create a Placemark in Google Earth (PDF)

The Quickstart guide demonstrates how to create a placemark in Google Earth for subsequent use as a layer in ACE.

Data Layers: Share New Data Layer to ACE Vetted Layers

This Quickstart guide shows how to share a data layer in ACE Vetted Layers. The ACE Vetted Layers public group contains all of the open-access data layers that have been vetted by the ACE team. After requesting that your data layer be added to ACE Vetted Layers, a member of the ACE team will review your data layer for inclusion in the ACE Vetted Layers group catalog.

Data Layers: Upload Legend Image (PDF)

The Quickstart guide shows ACE users how to upload a legend image for a data layer that they have shared within an ACE Group or in ACE Vetted Layers.

Data Layers: Share a New Data Layer to a Public or Private Group (PDF)

The Quickstart guide explains how users can share a new data layer that is not already in ACE Vetted Layers to a public/private group. The Quickstart guide also explains that these layers are not vetted and only data layers in the ACE Vetted Layers group have been vetted by the ACE team.

Data Layers: Share Data Layer from ACE Vetted Layers Group to a Public or Private Group (PDF)

The Quickstart guide explains how to share a data layer from ACE Vetted Layers group to another ACE user group. The process of sharing a data layer is the same for a public or private group.

General: View Chat History (PDF)

This Quickstart guide shows how to view the chat history in ACE.

General: Translate Chat (PDF)

This Quickstart guide shows how to use the translate feature in ACE.

General: Delete User Account (PDF)

The Quickstart guide shows users how to delete their user account on ACE.

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