Eye4Software Hydromagic

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Hydromagic raw data files

The function of importing Hydromagic raw data files, is to be able to transfer Hydromagic raw data files from one project to another. While transferring from one project to another, a coordinate and / or unit conversion will be performed automatically when needed.

  NAM RAW00001
  VIS 0
  HUN 9002
  VUN 9002
  PRJ 3656
  DTM 4759
  ELL 0
  PRM 0
  DFT 0.000
  ANT 0.000
  VER 8.1
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695419.814 0.000 0.000 3.250
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695419.865 0.000 0.000 3.217
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695419.916 0.000 0.000 3.217
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695419.968 0.000 0.000 3.184
  TRC 00000000 00000001 1478695419.979 0.000 $GPGGA,164340.00,3208.4410895,N,08048.1634866,W,4,08,1.21,-1.9758,M,-32.0232,M,,
  POS 00000007 00000001 1478695419.979 0.000 2061073.948 111897.838 -111.545 -6.482 -80.802724777 32.140684825
  GPS 0000000F 00000001 1478695419.979 0.000 5 8 29 1
  DOP 00000001 00000001 1478695419.979 0.000 1.21 0.00 0.00
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695420.019 0.000 0.000 3.184
  TRC 00000000 00000001 1478695420.016 0.000 $GNZDA,164340.00,09,11,2016,00,00*70
  TRC 00000000 00000001 1478695420.026 0.000 $GNVTG,117.544,T,,M,0.6451,N,1.1947,K,D*18
  SPD 00000000 00000001 1478695420.026 0.000 1.2
  HDG 00000001 00000001 1478695420.026 0.000 117.54 0.00
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695420.070 0.000 0.000 3.184
  DPT 00000002 00000001 1478695420.122 0.000 0.000 3.184
Content of an Hydromagic raw data file

Starting the raw data import wizard

All file formats which Hydromagic is able to convert to proprietary raw data files, can be imported through the "Import Data Wizard". To start the wizard, right-click the "Raw Data" folder in the "Project Explorer" and select the 'Import Data Wizard...' option:

Starting the raw data import wizard
The "Import Data Wizard" can be launched from the "Project Explorer".

Select file format

The first page of the wizard allows you to set the format of the file(s) we wish to import. Since this tutorial is about importing Hydromagic data, we select the 'Hydromagic raw data file (*.*)' option from the drop-down list.

Select the Hydromagic raw data files format from the dropdown list
Select the "Hydromagic raw data files" format from the dropdown list.

Select file(s) to import

In the second page of the wizard you can select which files to import. Click the 'Browse...' button to select the folder on your computer where the files are stored. After changing the folder the file list is reloaded, and you can use the check boxes to select one or more file(s) to import at a time.

After changing the folder the file list is reloaded, and you can use the check boxes to select one or more file(s) to import.

Select file(s) to import
Select the file(s) to import. You can import multiple files at a time.

Starting the import

When the format has been selected and the file(s) have been selected, you can start the import process by clicking the 'Finish' button on the last page of the wizard.

The file currently processed is displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the screen and the wizard shows a message box stating 'File(s) successfully imported as raw data file(s)' as soon as the process has completed. Click 'OK' to close the dialog and the imported files will be centered in the map view (only when they contain position data). After importing raw data files, you can download a background map of the covered survey area using the built-in map downloading tool.

After clicking the Finish button, the import process will start
After clicking the "Finish" button, the import process will start.

Checking the imported raw data file(s)

When the import has completed, you can right-click the generated raw data files, and select "Analyze Data..." to inspect the imported values and timestamps. When the import did not complete successfully, you can refer to the "Processing" tab of the activity view for more details on the error shown.