Graphics in Reports & Publications

BACK Graphics in Reports & Publications Blog Most people who read to obtain information prefer to have the text supplemented with visuals. The advantages of 2D and 3D data visualization are numerous. Aside from effectively summarizing and supporting in-text data, the human brain is far more efficient at internalizing visual content than the written word,…

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Subscription or Perpetual Licensing

BACK Subscription or Perpetual Licensing Blog Is Subscription or Perpetual Licensing Better For You? In the old days, when you purchased software, there was a tangible element: You received a package of one or more floppy disks or CD-ROMs, which you then used to install the software. Licensing typically meant one license for each physical…

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Velocity Post Processing – Part II

BACK Velocity Post Processing – Part II Blog Did you know that EFDC_Explorer has a Downstream Velocity Projection feature?  This feature allows the user to specify an orientation angle (degrees clockwise from north, looking downstream) in order to plot velocity magnitude of the upstream and downstream flow during the EE data extraction. It is accessed…

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Velocity Post Processing – Part I

BACK Velocity Post Processing – Part I Blog Did you know that EFDC_Explorer has a Velocity Rose feature? This feature allows the user to view the speed and direction distribution of a given cell over a user defined period of time. To plot the velocity rose the Velocities viewing option should be selected in the…

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“Warm Start” function

BACK “Warm Start” function Blog Did you know that EFDC_Explorer has a “Warm Start” function that allows you to create the initial conditions for the model at a specified time. This is useful for diagnostic and sensitivity analyses, allowing the user to understand key processes in the system.  A Warm Start may be created using…

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EFDC_Explorer has the ability to triangularize its cells

BACK EFDC_Explorer has the ability to triangularize its cells Blog Did you know that EFDC_Explorer has the ability to triangularize its cells? To make the change, click anywhere in the image view to set the focus. Make sure the “Enable Edit” option is checked. Then press Alt+T to apply the triangularization.   Talk to the…

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A context specific menu for hot-key actions

BACK A context specific menu for hot-key actions Blog Did you know that EFDC_Explorer has a context specific menu for hot-key actions that can be accessed with the “F2” key? When viewing graphical representations of model data, whether it be in the 3D viewer or a data plot, hit the “F2” key to bring up…

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Dragging and dropping project files into EE

BACK Dragging and dropping project files into EE Blog Beginning with EFDC_Explorer 6, users have the ability to open projects by dragging and dropping project files into EE. Next time you use EE, simply try dragging your model folder (that contains all of the input files) onto the “EFDC Information” panel and EE will automatically…

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