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Access: The Drive is accessible by:

What is the PIX4Dcloud Drive?

The PIX4Dcloud Drive is the place where sites and datasets can be created, found and organized.

The Drive also displays the image and project quota for PIX4Dcloud and PIX4Dcloud Advanced users.

The allowance status bar is displayed on the top. More information about the number of images and datasets included into your license/subscription can be found at PIX4Dcloud - FAQ.

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What is the structure of the PIX4Dcloud Drive?

There are 3 main types of elements on the Drive:

Dataset

A dataset is a collection of different inputs (and outputs) collected for a specific date and from a specific location.

A dataset can contain:

More information about how to create a new dataset here.

Site

Access: Sites are available only to users with a PIX4Dcloud Advanced license.

A site is a collection of multiple datasets from different time periods but from the same location. The datasets of a site can be opened in PIX4Dcloud Advanced and display a Timeline where all the datasets that belong to the same site can be found.

More information about how to create a new site here.

How to assign a dataset to a site

  1. On the Drive, on the dataset, click Assign to.

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  2. In the Site name field, type the name of the existing or new site.
  3. Click Assign.
  4. The dataset is moved to the site.

How to remove a dataset from a site

  1. From the Drive, open the site your dataset belongs to.
  2. Through the timeline, navigate to the dataset that needs to be unassigned from the site.
  3. On the top right, click Remove from site.
  4. Select Remove to confirm.

Folder

Using folder helps organize the different sites and datasets.

It can contain:

  • Other folders
  • Sites
  • Datasets

How to create a new folder

  1. On the Drive, click New folder.
  2. Enter the name of the new folder.
  3. Click Create.
  4. The folder is created and visible on the Drive.

How to assign an element to a folder

  1. On the Drive, on the element (folder, site, dataset), click more_vertical.png.
  2. Select Move to a folder.
  3. Click Move to on the folder where the element has to be moved to. Alternatively, open the folder on the Drive and select Move here.
  4. (Optional) Click Cancel to interrupt the process.

How to move several elements to a folder

  1. Select as many elements (folder, site and/or dataset) as desired, by clicking the checkbox displayed in the upper left corner of the element.  
  2. (Optional) Click Unselect all to unselect all chosen elements.
  3. Click Move to to visualize the available folders.
  4. Navigate to the destination folder. 
  5. Click Move to to select the destination folder.

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Note: Moving a folder will also transfer all selected elements inside that folder or site

How to delete several datasets, sites, or folders

  1. Select as many elements (foldersite and/or dataset) as desired, by clicking the checkbox displayed in the upper left corner of the element.
  2. (Optional) Click Unselect all to unselect all chosen elements.
  3. Click Delete to remove from the Drive the selected elements.
  4. Type DELETE (in all capitals) to confirm this action.

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Important: This action is permanent. Elements inside a folder or a site, if any, are also deleted.
 
Warning: If the filter search is in use and there is a filter applied which does not include the selected elements, those elements will not be displayed in the Drive view despite the elements being still in the selection.
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