Is there a way to batch edit a group of observations to be included in a new “Place” I created for the location where I took the photos previously. I set up a sheet in three locations on three nights last week. I created a parent for this large privately owned tract, and three sub-location places for where I will be photographing moths every month for the owner. How do I get the existing observations into those sub-locations and parent area utilizing batch editing?
You can’t use a “place”, but you can certainly batch edit observations and give them all the same location. If that location (coordinates and accuracy circle) fit within your new places, they’ll indexed in them.
Thanks. So basically, we can just keep a copy of the coordinates handy, and use that each time I add records (or in this case batch edit). ???
Without knowing more details, it’s difficult to say. How are you adding observations to iNaturalist? Judging by this observation, you’re using a dedicated camera and uploading via the web uploader. In that case, I’d recommend geotagging observations before uploading or using a pinned location in the uploader.
Yes, I’m using a pinned location when entering new, but still struggling getting the first batch of uploads into the four sub-projects that I created after I entered those observations.
There’s a feature request for accessing pinned locations from the individual observation edit page, but not the batch edit page.
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