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Data entry

See also Chapter 3 in the BSBI MapMate Book and the BSBI data entry guidance

Preparing the initial settings in MapMate

Preparation can make data entry easier - best done before you go ahead and start entering your data!

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Data entry settings video

Some suggested shortcuts for speeding up data entry

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Data entry shortcuts

Additional guidance on how to set up 'taxon validations' to prevent unlikely species being entered by mistake is available.

See Data exchange - syncing and importing records for how to import data from other MapMate users.

Adding null records

To record a null record in MapMate, set abundance to '-7'.