Getting started

Get the most from your SKiN trial- just follow these 3 simple steps

3 Steps to get started

 

Check your browser

 

SKiN works best with Google Chrome, if you don't already have it installed you can download it now.

 

Check your internet speed 

 

You need a minimum internet speed of 10mbps to use SKiN. Check your speed online below.

 

Format and import your data

 

SKiN requires data in a certain format - find out how to format your data by reading our guidelines below.

Data guidelines

Accepted Formats

 

CSV, Excel, Shapefile, MID, MIF or KML

 

Dates should be UK style (if used) DD/MM/YY

 

 

Data exclusions

 

Unknown characters and symbols

\ / : ; * <  >  | [ ] { } " ' , £ $

 

Empty rows

 

Empty cells in an ID column

 

Essential items

 

Geographical reference

 

(Postcode, XY Latitude/Longitude or Google address)

 

 

Importing your data

Create a new project

Open existing or create a new project

 

Choose add data

 

Create new layer

Select layer and import

Select which type of layer - Map Pins, Hot-Spots, Catchments or Territories

 

Use your own data, or try downloading our samples below

 

Review and approve

Review the first 10 records - press confirm to proceed or go back to re-import

 

Review the location match results - either update unmatched records or press create layer to complete

You're all set!

Now it's time to log in and enjoy the full benefits of SKiN