v8.65.0

New Features:
– [SAVE KEYPOINTS] – Keypoints saved from a project that has been setup for Automated Certificates will default to a file in the “KeyPoints” folder with the unique property ID as its name
– [FLOOD FORECAST POLYGON RAIN] – Added ability to manually apply spatially distributed forecast rainfall using GIS polygons
– [FLOOD FORECAST HYDROLOGY INPUT RAIN] – Added ability to save rainfall input to hydrology model to a GAG layer for interrogation
– [FLOOD FORECAST REPORTING] – Added ability to run/publish flood reports during forecast
– [FLOOD FORECAST ARCHIVING] – Added ability to archive forecast key input/output datasets when publishing
– [FLOOD FORECAST TIME SERIES] – Added support for creating time varying forecast surface
– [FLOOD FORECAST FLOOD INTELLIGENCE] – Added support for creating time based flood intelligence (without need for time series surface)
– [BoM FORECAST RAINFALL GRIDS] – Added cumulative rainfall to grid surface
– [METSERVICE FORECAST RAINFALL GRIDS] – Added cumulative rainfall to grid surface
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Specify whether property boundary should be highlighted, including highlight colour and thickness
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added IF/THEN/ELSE capability
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to specify KeyPoints file for use in relevant views
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to use keypoints to populate a table of flood values for a property
– [VOLUME CALCULATIONS] – Added ability to save time-series water volumes as a CSV
– [VOLUME CALCULATIONS] – Added ability to save manually drawn polygon as a GIS layer
– [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Added ability to add additional “name=value” parameters to request URL (eg NearMap online imagery)

 

Refinements:
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Enhanced progressbar display
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to control legend size
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Improved efficiency in certificate creation
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added quick search to certificates form
– [FLOOD REPORTS] – Added ability to group entries in flood report using a GIS field value
– [FLOOD REPORTS] – Added ability to report summary statistics in report
– [LEGEND DISPLAY] – Improved consistency in display of legend labels for numeric ranges
– [DEFAULT HAZARD PALETTE] – Improved default colour range for new ARR hazards (H1-H6)
– [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Added ability to specify additional request arguments (eg APIkey=1234567), which are required by some commercial providers
– [GAUGE LAYERS CSV DATA SOURCE] – Enabled import of gauge readings from CSV file
– [FLOOD FORECAST CATCHMENT CONDITIONS] – Added ability to edit Initial and Continuing Loss values directly on forecast form
– [INFOWORKS] – Added support for InfoWorks v7.5 results
– [DXF DISPLAY] – Forced display using GDAL libraries
– [POINT DISPLAY] – Improved look of non-solid point markers by removing border

 

Bug Fixes:
– [PYRAMID BUILDING] – Fixed progress bar range check error on building level 1 pyramids
– [PYRAMID MODE] – Fixed display of peak only derived datsets
– [LEGEND] – Fixed legend refresh when no layer active
– [GDAL SPATIAL INDEX BUG] – overcome GDAL indexing issue with a single, multi-part object in a layer
– [CLEANING LARGE GRIDS] – Fixed “range check error” when cleaning very large grids
– [LINKING] – Fixed linked file display when linking from a MIF/MID file
– [VOLUME CALCULATIONS] – Fixed range check error selecting polygon from a layer in the view option
– [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Fixed saving of username and password to *.imgsvr file
– [DELFT3D CONVERSION] – Fixed “invalid minimum depth threshold” error
– [WBNM HYDROLOGY SETUP] – Fixed default display of Node GIS/Xref edit box
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – View images are now created in users temp folder, rather than template folder, avoiding potential conflicts
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Check if template is currently open in Word
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Fixed “long string” text limit
– [SURFACE SMOOTHING] – Fixed display of true flood extents for all parameters
– [WRB PEAK VELOCITY] – Fixed calculation of peak velocity where one node of triangle is dry
– [CLIPPING WRB FILES] – Fixed incorrect identification of nodes/triangles
– [INFOWORKS CONVERSION] – Fixed “bits out of range” error on some multi-domain conversions
– [CFG INITIALISATION] – Fixed metatdata update routine to be run only if required
– [LEGEND DISPLAY] – Fixed initialisation of legend settings where active layer is outside current view extents
– [MOUSE DOWN/UP LAG] – Fixed handling of lag between mousedown and mouseup operations
– [ZOOMING] – Fixed remembering of last click location when zooming during onscreeen operations (eg profile plot, flow plot, shape editing etc)
– [BUTTON FEEDBACK] – Fixed water tools button state visuals
– [GDAL LAYER DISPLAY] – Fixed setting polygon/polyline line colour of GIS layers that also contain points
– [GDAL DATABASE LAYERS] – File based GDAL database layers now support relative path to file in DBvec

 

v8.00.40

New Features:
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to incorporate linked images in certificates (scaled property photos and auto-link fields)
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to utilise multiple certificate templates in the one project
– [INFO MODE DROPDOWN] – Exposed Multi-Point and All-Layers interrogation modes from info tool
– [MOUSEWHEEL ZOOMING] – Scrolling mousewheel will zoom in any mode (previously only pan mode or using CTRL shortcut)
– [AUTO PAN VIEW] – Hold left mouse button and drag to pan in any mode (previously using SPACEBAR)
– [TOUCHSCREEN NAVIGATION] – Pan with finger slide, zoom with pinch, right click with two finger tap
– [RATING CURVE BUILDER] – Added support for using TUFLOW PO Lines flow/level CSV files
– [FLOOD FORECASTING MODES] – Added ability to set forecast project as “LIVE” or “TRAINING” mode. Training provides simple time control for stepping through historical events
– [ONLINE ADDRESS SEARCH] – Added support for ESRI World Geocode Service single line address searching
– [FORCED INFINITE GRID MODE] – Building surface pyramids (*_L2 .. *_Ln files) for a layer will force a surface to be opened in infinite grid mode if the data is peaks only
– [INFINITE GRID MODE NOTIFICATION] – Status bar indicates if infinite grid mode is enabled for the active layer
– [PYRAMIDS FOR TIME SERIES DATA] – Pyramids can now be built for time-series data. This can improve performance of animations of large results sets.
– [PEAK GRIDS] – Added ability to convert peak model results grids to a single peaks only wrr
– [WBNM] – Added support for WBNM (2012) model outputs and use as a real-time hydrologic forecasting model
Refinements:
– [INFOWORKS CONVERSION] – No longer requires “elevation2d” to be included in dat file
– [DIFFERENCE MAPPING] – Added ability to show “wet to dry”/”dry to wet” for velocity difference and VxD difference
– [GAUGE LAYERS] – Simplified layout for accessing Gauge (*.gag) layers in flood forecasting mode
– [GAUGE LAYERS] – Added -99 to water level gauge DELVAL list
– [GRID CONVERSION] – Converting hazard grids now prompts for hazard categories to use in displaying the grid
– [TRANSLUCENCY] – Added edit box to set translucency directly
– [RAINFALL GAUGE DATA] – Added ability to inspect and update rain gauge status at time of running forecast
– [GIS/SURFACE INTEGRATION] – Now uses native grid framework when doing grid max/min/avg. Only cells with centroids inside polygons will be tested
– [ENVIROMON RIVER GAUGES] – Padded out blank readings
– [RIVER GAUGE DATA] – Added ability to display both Level (m AHD) and Stage (m)
– [NZ METSERVICE FORECAST RAINFALL] – Added support for single netCDF file
– [RELOCATE LAYERS] – Improved layout for manipulating layer replacements
Bug Fixes:
– [INFOWORKS CONVERSION] – Conversion now relies on depth (rather than elevation) overcoming some inconsistencies in shallow areas
– [AUTOMATED CERTIFICATES] – Fixed replacing tags in Headers and Footers
– [RUBICON CONVERSION] – Fixed interface error message
– [ZOOM SCALING] – Fixed issue with occasional mouse scroll scaling/image mismatch
– [RMA CONVERSION] – Fixed hazard file assignment
– [FORECAST TIME CONTROL] – Fixed position of time control window
– [EXPORT POLYGONS OF HAZARD] – Fixed “Contour :error” message
– [FLOOD PLANNING DEPTH] – Fixed queries and cleaning using Planning_Depth as a parameter
– [EXPORT ASCII GRID] – Fixed range check error exporting some grids
– [SCALED HOUSE PHOTOS] – Photo now stored in users’ temporary folder overcoming any permissions issues
– [FPM SURFACE PROCESSING] – Fixed bug initialising surfaces that are not in current project
– [SENSITIVITY FLOOD FORECASTS] – Fixed checking sensitivity levels are within interpolation surface range
– [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Fixed application of continuing loss values in RAFTS hydrology models
– [ADFD/PME CONVERSION] – Now converts UTC to local time
– [RIVER GAUGE DATA] – Fixed summary display of peak gauge parameters
– [MANNINGS CALCULATOR] – Fixed calculation of slope from terrain

v8.00.20

New Features:

[METADATA] – Added ability to bulk process metadata key/value pairs
– [MIKE URBAN] – Added support for MIKE URBAN results
– [SURFACE PYRAMIDS] – Added support for building pyramids for gridded (wrr) layers using infinite grid
– [GeoPDF] – Added support for displaying GeoPDF (and standard PDF) as background image layers
Refinements:
– [ADVANCED SEARCH] – Added ability to select ALL/NONE
– [ADVANCED SEARCH] – WHERE added automatically on first click in row
– [MIKE CONVERSION] – Standardised conversion form
– [MIKE FLEXI MESH] – Added ability to automatically stretch DFSU water surfaces to ensure wet edge is fully defined
– [LINKSWIN – DOUBLE CLICK GRID CELL] – Added ability to save as Excel XLSX (in addition to CSV)
– [PROGRESS BARS] – Added estimated completion time for some processing tasks
– [KEYPOINTS] – Added ability to select field to use for keypoints from toolbar
– [FILTERING TINs] – Filtering now carried out at centroid of triangle. If criteria is met, the entire triangle is retained. This provides a match to finite volume modelling.
– [CLEANING TINs] – Added flexibility to allow cleaning criteria to be tested for: triangle centroids, any triangle nodal values, or all triangle nodal values
– [AUTO LINKED FILES] – Set default links window tab to first linked file
– [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – When merging 1D/2D by mapping 1D onto 2D, added option to control if 2D terrain should be updated using 1D elevations
Bug Fixes:
– [MIKE21 DFSU CONVERSION] – Fixed tolerance for ground elevations set to precisely 0.0 being flagged as DELVAL
– [GIS-SURFACE INTEGRATION] – Fixed DELVAL bug when integrating GIS points against a water surface
– [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Fixed “map 1D onto 2D” if MESHPARTS used and not all parts selected in conversion
– [FORECAST SETUP] – Fixed bug in saving surface list if ARI’s not specified and some surfaces not selected
– [COMPOSITE LAYERS] – Fixed display of overlapping portions when using translucency
– [COMPOSITE LAYERS] – Fixed display of all values at a location
– [MAPPING TO EXTREMELY LARGE DEMS] – Fixed integer overflow error
– [RELOCATE LAYERS] – Fixed relocation of MIF/MID layers
– [MAXMIN SECTION OF CFG] – Fixed non-update of CFG MINMAX section
– [OVER AND UNDER RANGE COLOURS] – Fixed saving of over and under colours
– [PRINTING] – Fixed access violation

v8.00.12

New Features:

  • [ADD/REMOVE LAYERS FROM MULTIPLE VIEWS] – Added ability to add/remove layers from multiple views
  • [ADJUST PEAK WATER LEVELS] – Added ability to specify minimum or maximum value within polygon
  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to integrate property GIS layer with any other GIS layer
  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to extract field information from SQL database

Refinements:

  • [PROPERTY PHOTOS SETUP] – Added ability to search for properties
  • [PROPERTY PHOTOS SETUP] – Added ability to update photo for current property
  • [GIS-SURFACE INTEGRATION] – Added ability to limit processing of GIS objects within a layer to a polygon specified in a separate layer
  • [PDF HELP] – Added PDF help to help menu
  • [KEYPOINTS] – Added access to key points in Viewer
  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Enhanced dealing with collection of metadata from WRC layers
  • [BATCH EXPORT VIEW] – Added ability to reset extents for each view to defaults during batch exporting
  • [BATCH EXPORT VIEW] – Added full tree-path to each view for batch image exporting

Bug Fixes:

  • [COPY/PASTE VIEWS] – Tree node being copied is now sticky, overcoming “intermediate left click” issue.
  • [COPY/PASTE VIEWS] – Fixed “Paste View to Base” sometimes pasting the entire branch
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Fixed creation of *.wrc files if TUFLOW results using MESHPARTS
  • [ADVANCED SEARCH] – Fixed linking to quick search tool
  • [GIS-SURFACE INTEGRATION] – Fixed limiting processing to visible objects if specified
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Fixed processing of GIS-Surface integration where a surface is selected directly from the library
  • [GDAL IMAGERY] – Fixed display of single band imagery with invalid internal min/max value bounds
  • [BATCH EXPORT VIEWS] – Fixed ID mismatch for default view export
  • [RELOCATE LAYERS] – Fixed display of layers
  • [LINK TO GAUGE LEVEL] – Fixed execution of tool
  • [COMPOSITE FILES] – Fixed access violation error in adding layers using the browse button
  • [EXPORT RASTER GRID] – Fixed integer rounding of lower left coordinates

v8.00.6

New Features:

  • [DRAG DROP MAP WINDOW] – Added ability to drag files directly onto the map window to add to current view

Refinements:

  • [DFSU BATCH CONVERSION] – Only prompts once for output timestep size
  • [BATCH IMAGE EXPORT] – Added ability to batch export view images
  • [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Added support for specifying background colour in transparent PNG’s
  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to save as PDF instead/as well as Word DOC format (Word 2010 or later – Word 2007 requires Microsft Plugin)
  • [TUFLOW PIPES] – Added support for Shapefiles and TAB files to pipe network layout GIS layer.

Bug Fixes:

  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Fixed handling commas in user entered text
  • [ECW TRANSPARENCY] – Fixed identification of transparency in ECW images
  • [GDAL LAYERS] – Fixed non-display of highlight field when different to active field
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed conversion when non-standard result order encountered
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed surface value where water level below ground and using PLANNING_LEVEL
  • [WEB MAP SERVICES] – Fixed issue when exporting high resolution screenshots beyond the maximum resolution the WMS can supply

v8.00

New Features:

  • [MOUSEWHEEL ZOOMING] – In PAN mode (or any other mode and holding SPACEBAR or CTRL), scroll mouse wheel to zoom in/out
  • [PROPERTY TAGGING] – Added ability to tag a property as flood affected based on hydraulic parameters at/around property
  • [INFINITE GRID] – Added support for “Infinite Grids”. Disk based caching is employed to facilitate visualisation/interrogation of extremely large grids (up to 1 trillion cells)
  • [PIPE MODEL RESULTS] – Added generic framework support for interrogating/visualising pipe model outputs including dynamic linking to 2D water surfaces
  • [PIPE RESULTS – TUFLOW] – Added support for TUFLOW pipe model results
  • [HYDROLOGY MODEL RESULTS] – Added generic framework support for visualising/interrogating hydrology model results
  • [HYDROLOGY MODEL – RORB] – Added support for RORB model outputs
  • [HYDROLOGY MODEL – RAFTS] – Added support for RAFTS model outputs
  • [HYDROLOGY MODEL – URBS] – Added support for URBS model outputs
  • [RIVERFLOW 2D RESULTS] – Added support for RiverFlow2D model results
  • [ISIS 1D/2D RESULTS] – Added support for ISIS 1D/2D model results
  • [AUTOMATED FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Added ability to incorporate imagery from any view into the certificate
  • [METSERVICE FORECAST RAINFALL] – Added ability to import MetService (NZ) forecast rainfall time-varying surfaces
  • [AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY – NOWCAST] – Added ability to import BoM NowCast forecast rainfall time-varying surfaces
  • [REPORTING] – Added ability to generate CSV reports from GIS layers
  • [GDAL WMS/WMTS] – Added support for GDAL formatted Map Server XML files
  • [GDAL v2.1] – Implemented GDAL v2.1
  • [ADVANCED SEARCH LAYER] – Added support for BOOLEAN searches on GIS and PIPE layers
  • [SURFACE INTERPOLATION] – Added generic surface interpolation tool
  • [SURFACE EXTRAPOLATION] – Added generic surface extrapolation tool
  • [BULK HYDROGRAPH EXTRACTION] – Added a tool for extracting flow hydrographs for X-sects in a GIS layer for multiple water surfaces
  • [RATING CURVES] – Added a tool for drawing rating curves using mutliple flow hydrographs at a location
  • [POSTGIS/POSTRGRESQL] – Added support for POSTGIS/PostgreSQL vector GIS layers
  • [CLEAR “COLOUR” PALETTES”] – Added support for specify clear cells in a colour palette
  • [GREYSCALE IMAGERY] – Added ability to greyscale file based imagery
  • [RASTERISE GIS POLYGONS] – Added tool to rasterise polygons in active GIS layer
  • [ADJUST PEAK WATER LEVEL] – Added tool to adjust peak water level within a polygon(s)
  • [POSTGIS/POSTGRESQL] – Added support for PostGIS/PostGreSQL database layers
  • [PEAK FLOW SURFACE] – Added ability to generate a surface of peak flow across the entire surface

Refinements:

  • [FPM TOOLS] – Restructured menu layout
  • [GIS TOOLS] – Restructured menu layout
  • [FLOOD PLANNING SURFACE] – Added ability to batch process multiple files
  • [TIME BASED QUERIES] – Added ability to batch process multiple files
  • [PARAMETER QUERIES] – Added ability to batch process multiple files
  • [INFOWORKS CONVERSION] – Added ability to adjust 1D X-section extents as an interim stage to results conversion
  • [TIFF IMAGERY] – Added support for alpha channel
  • [ECW IMAGERY] – Added support for alpha channel
  • [GRID CONVERSIONS] – Added a single form for batch grid conversion/import
  • [TAB FILE EDITING] – Added support for editing Mapinfo TAB files
  • [UK ENVIRONMENT AGENCY PROPERTY COUNTS] – Added ability to use both TAB and SHP files for NRD or MasterMaplayers
  • [GDAL PATH] – Rationalised GDAL library path for easier future upgrades
  • [QUICK SEARCH LAYER] – Enhanced search form. Form supports column sorting.
  • [EXPORT POINTS] – Added ability to export cell/node values as a Vector GIS layer.
  • [CLEANING DIRECT RAINFALL RESULTS] – Added ability to remove puddles as part of cleaning process
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Added support for using the water level from a field in the GIS layer
  • [NULLIFY] – Improved speed of running nullify on many grids
  • [DIFFERENCES] – Differences now applies to common items in surfaces with different items
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING – TABLE AND TIME SERIES] – Added ability to run forecast using flows and cross referenced rating curves
  • [ECW IMAGERY] – Improved display speed
  • [LOAD/SAVE PROFILE/TIME SERIES POINTS] – Added ability to collect all point values using external GIS layer
  • [AUTOMATED FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Redesigned setup and processing forms
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Grid routines will use the grid size if a WRR file is being used
  • [UNIT STREAM POWER/BED SHEAR] – Now strictly calculated using water surface slope
  • [GAUGE LAYERS] – Changed river level gauge time series plots to continuous lines
  • [KEYPOINTS] – Added ability to dispay keypoints using any hydraulic parameter previously active parameter only)
  • [CUSTOM LEGEND] – Added ability to specify “inf” and “-inf” as labels in a custom legend to define “<” or “>” in the legend

Bug Fixes:

  • [PROJECT TEMPLATES] – Fixed copying of any layer filters
  • [GAUGE LAYERS] – Fixed Halo text and highlight display
  • [OBJECT INFO] – Fixed display of Object Information fpr single item surfaces
  • [TIFF IMAGERY] – Fixed Red/Blue colour band ordering issues in some files
  • [PROFILE PLOT STACKING] – Fixed “range check error” when stacking many profiles in some circumstances
  • [GDAL LAYER SEARCHING] – Fixed GDAL layer searching
  • [FLOW PLOTS] – Fixed navigating to timesteps by clicking on flow plot
  • [EXPORT VELOCITY VECTORS] – Changed export type to polyline (from polygon)
  • [LIVE STREAM GAUGE LAYERS] – Fixed display of continuous line (ignore “no value”)
  • [NULLIFY] – Fixed integer overflow on very large grids
  • [UK ENVIRONMENT AGENCY uFMfSW] – Fixed range check error during conversion of very large datasets
  • [LOCATION OF MIN/MAX SURFACE VALUE] – Fixed surface value where water level below ground
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed surface value where water level below ground
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Fixed access violation when converting some XMDF results
  • [IMPORT DXF 3D_FACES] – Fixed occasional error with nodal elevations converting as 0.0
  • [GDAL LAYERS] – Fixed filtering on numeric fields that contain NULL values

 

v7.20

New Features:

  • [UK ENVIRONMENT AGENCY PROPERTY COUNTS] – Added ability to carry out EA property counts
  • [EXPORT FILTERED GIS LAYER] – Added ability to save the filtered part of the active GIS layer as a new file
  • [LINK TO GAUGE LEVEL] – Added to tool to GIS-Flood integration to determine the level at a gauge at which the level specified in a field value for a GIS point is reached (eg the gauge level at which various evacuation routes are cut)
  • [BULK EXPORT PEAK FLOW] – Added tool to export peak flow across multiple X-sections for multiple water surfaces
  • [PROBABILITY OF INUNDATION] – Added tool to determine probability that a level in a GIS field is exceeded
  • [GIS FILE: MICROSOFT SQL SPATIAL] – Added support (read only) for direct connection MSSQL SPATIAL vector layer
  • [GIS FILE: ORACLE SPATIAL] – Added support (read only) for direct connection ORACLE SPATIAL vector layer
  • [PROJECT TEMPLATES] – Added support for building waterRIDE projects using a template
  • [SEA LEVEL RISE INTERPOLATION] – Added support for interpolating lower SLR surface

Refinements:

  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Added support for calculating damages using building polygons/polylines
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Added aupport for using an external field to specify whether damages should be calculated for each property
  • [UNIT STREAM POWER] – Improved speed of calculation
  • [SURFACE SMOOTHING] – Improved display of smoothed surface where water level exists “below ground”
  • [IDENTIFY LOCATION OF MIN/MAX SURFACE VALUES] – Added ability to store the min/max value for the point
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Option to convert TUFLOW outputs to grid (wrr)
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Added support for XMDF format files
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Automatically search for _d.dat files if _h.dat files do not exist
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Enhanced, single form for all TUFLOW conversion (classic and FV)
  • [COMPOSITE FILES] – Added check for consistent timesteps in a composite water surface
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Enforced strict conversion of dfs2 file depth values to match MIKE Zero (previously, waterRIDE used a depth limit of 0.001m)
  • [ZOI CREATION] – Enhanced automatic creation of ZoI GIS file to number downstream to upstream
  • [INFOWORKS CONVERSION] – Improved support for InfoWorks RS/ICM. Now supports binary results exports.
  • [MULTI-GAUGE INTERPOLATION] – Improved selection of bounding surfaces in multiple buffer zone setups
  • [LOST PALETTES] – Added ability to relocate palettes if not found during project loading
  • [SCALED PROPERTY PHOTOS] – Added display of current photos floor and eave levels
  • [CLEAN MODEL RESULTS] – Added support for multiple WHERE clauses (eg cleaning for [D > 0.1] OR [(D > 0.05) AND (VxD > 0.025)]

Bug Fixes:

  • [GIS FILE CONVERSION] – Fixed bug converting MapInfo files using DECIMAL fields
  • [SURFACE SMOOTHING] – ObjectInfo values are now smoothed (matches display)
  • [UPDATING MAXMIN] – Fixed bug in updating the MAXMIN section of CFG/CFG2 files
  • [MIKE FLEXI-MESH CONVERSION] – Improved conversion for steep catchments
  • [MIKE FLEXI-MESH CONVERSION] – Fixed timestep prompt during batch conversion
  • [SURFACE STRETCHING] – Fixed “Abstract Error” when using limit lines with GDAL based GIS layers
  • [RANGE CHECK ERROR ON PROJECT LOADING] – Fixed issue opening projects containing GDAL based GIS layers and model results set at non-peak timesteps
  • [PROJECTION ISSUES WITH EXPORTED VECTOR GIS] – Fixed issue with projections not being set for Export->Surface or Export->Contours
  • [MANNINGS CALCULATOR] – Fixed “non-update” issue when repeatedly extracting cross sections from DEM
  • [VELOCITY MAPPING] – Fixed bug in mapping peaks of “DELVAL” velocities
  • [EXPORT GIS TO CSV] – Fixed range check error if CSV file did not exist
  • [MIF FILE EDITING] – Fixed range check error when editing a newly created, non-active MIF/MID file
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed range check error where GIS object outside flood surface extent and “Vertex Max” selected
  • [WATER SURFACE COMPOSITE FILES (*.wrc)] – Fixed animation of profile plots, hazard chart display and flow pot stacking

 

v7.12

New Features:

  • [IMAGE OVERVIEWS] – Added ability to create image overviews to improve access to jpg/tiff aerial imagery
  • [RUBICON CONVERSION] – Added support for conversion of RUBICON models with a 2D framework (*.12da TIN framework)
  • [GRID CONVERSION] – Added support for FloatGrids (*.flt) to ESRI Grid Conversion menu

Refinements:

  • [GRID EXPORTS] – Changed default delete value to -9999.9 (from -9999) to fix ESRI rounding all values to integers
  • [GIS TOOLS] – Improved highlighting display for text tools
  • [STRETCHING] – Improved stretching speed
  • [MAPPING SURFACES] – Added extra option to map from the peaks dataset of each source layer (as opposed to the full time series)
  • [WMS COORDINATES] – Added support for “reversing” coordinates (X/Y) for CRS that are Northings/Eastings vs Eastings/Northings
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Added support for converting using depths output files (*_d.dat)

Bug Fixes:

  • [MISSING DATA RANGE] – Relaxed automatic fix of cfg/2 files when MAXMIN section (“Data Range”) is missing (recreated from PEAKS dataset only)
  • [MAPPING SURFACES TO DEM] – Fixed “Range Check Error” when mapping a water surface without a CFG file.
  • [WRC FILES] – Fixed “info” tool where overlapping areas have valid terrain but invalid water surfaces
  • [GIS TOOLS] – Fixed creation of rectangles
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Set MIKE defined “invalid velocity” to 0.0 instead of DELVAL (ensures consistent flood extent and hazard mapping)
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Fixed calculation of indivdual property AAD where property not inundated (DELVAL as depth)
  • [VIEW DELETION] – Fixed Access Violation on deletion of blank last view in table of contents
  • [VIEW RENAMING] – Fixed bug in renaming newly created views
  • [“ON THE FLY” MAPPING FILES] – Fixed display of query results
  • [EXPORT PEAKS] – Fixed specifying user defined output file name
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed issue when mixed time varying and peak only water surfaces used in a script
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING SETUP] – Fixed issue with editing indicative ARI label for forecasting library surfaces
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING SETUP] – Fixed processing issue with library files that did not contain terrain

 

v7.11

New Features:

  • [TIME/PROFILE/FLOW PLOTS FROM EXTERNAL GIS FILE] – Added ability to “label” plots using field values from the GIS layer
  • [ERDAS IMAGINE IMAGERY] – Added support for Erdas Imagine Aerial Imagery (*.img)
  • [AVI RECORDING] – Added support for including “logos” in AVI file
  • Refinements:
    – [DIFFERENCE MAPPING] – Included DEPTH difference as a parameter in difference mapping
  • [AVI RECORDING] – Enhanced control over AVI file appearance

Bug Fixes:

  • [FILTER AND SHOW UNDER RANGE – WRR] – Fixed white shading issue for cells outside of range
  • [CLIPPING WRB’s] – Fixed routine which missed triangles in some circumstances
  • [HALO TEXT] – Fixed bug in reading label settings when project using Halo text
  • [FORECAST SENSITIVITY] – Fixed sensitivity % label rounding
  • [EXPORT IMAGE] – Fixed legend sizing bug

 

v7.10

New Features:

  • [DIRECT TIMESTEP SELECTION] – Added direct timestep selection tool to Animation toolbar
  • [GEOTIFF IMAGERY] – Added support for GeoTIFF (*.tiff, *.tif) aerial imagery
  • [AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST RAINFALL PRODUCT] – Added support for ADFD prediction of all parameters (including rainfall 10%, 25% and 50%)
  • [AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST RAINFALL PRODUCT] – Added support for PME prediction of rainfall (10%, 25% and 50%)
  • [AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST RAINFALL PRODUCT] – Added support for merging ADFD and PME datasets into a single surface
  • [IMAGE SERVER FALLBACK] – Added support for using local imagery files if image server (WMS) connection fails/unavailable in an *.aps file
  • [HALO TEXT] – Added support for halo text
  • [WRC FILES] – Added support for running queries on composite water surface layers (*.wrc)
  • [SELFE MODELS] – Added support for 2D hydrodynamic outputs from SELFE models
  • [DEFAULT HAZARDS] – Added configuration option for default hazards: File->Configuration->Default Hazards
  • [TIME-BASED COSTS] – Added tool for calculation of time-based flood inundation costs
  • [AVERAGE ANNUAL CALCULATIONS] – Added tool for average annual calculations
  • [ZONES OF INFLUENCE] – New approach for creating ZOI files results in significantly faster interpolation where 3 or more gauges are used. Existing ZOI files will need to be recreated.

Refinements:

  • [wR FILE INFO] – Added base grid size in MB
  • [PARAMETER QUERIES] – Added ability to run parameter queries on “peaks only” datasets
  • [PARAMETER QUERIES] – Improved query grid row management
  • [FPM DIALOG] – Standardised icons across tabs
  • [WRB/WRR SPOT POLLING] – Enhanced single point read speed
  • [ACTUAL/RELATIVE TIME] – Added tool to switch between Actual/Relative time “Utilities->Set Start Time”
  • [START TIME] – Added ability to reset relative start time to a specific value
  • [TRIM TIMESTEPS] – Added ability to reset trimmed file to “0.0hrs”
  • [VERTICAL MAPPER GRID CONVERSION] – Can now convert Vertical Mapper grids without MapInfo being installed
  • [VERTICAL MAPPER GRID CONVERSION] – Significantly improved conversion speed
  • [ASCII GRID CONVERSION] – Added support for Gridded ASCII files (*.xyz)
  • [MAPPING FORM] – Layout improvements and smart file extension defaults
  • [AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST RAINFALL PRODUCT] – Forecast rainfall displays as bar chart for each period
  • [ENVIROMON GAUGE DATA] – Added support for interchangeable use of StationID and CommsID
  • [MAPPING MULTIPLE SURFACES TO DEM] – Option for “maximums only” now stores source of peak water level
  • [COPY/PASTE REPLACE] – Fixed width of layer substitution selection form
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Support for GDAL based vector layers (if editable)
  • [HOUSE PHOTO SETUP] – Support for GDAL based vector layers (if editable)
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES CALCULATIONS] – Support for GDAL based vector layers (if editable)
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES CALCULATIONS] – Tool remembers flood surface probabilities once set
  • [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Added support for transparent PNG based imagery
  • [WEB MAP SERVICE] – Added support for TIFF and BMP based imagery
  • [SAVE/CLOSE UNSAVED PROJECT PROMPT] – Made this message clearer
  • [GAG LAYER TIME SERIES PLOTS] – Changed default visibility of gauge status to OFF
  • [RAFTS MODEL HYDROLOGY] – Added support for additional RAFTS rainfall distribution type: “Rainfall Distribution Data”
  • [SURFACE STRETCHING] – Added ability to batch process within interface
  • [FLOOD EXTENT EXPORT] – Substantially reduced computation time
  • [GIS SURFACE/CONTOUR EXPORT] – Substantially reduced computation time
  • [GIS SURFACE/CONTOUR EXPORT] – Rationalised processing options
  • [COMPOSITE FILES] – Improved creation and editing processes

Bug Fixes:

  • [ENVIRONMENT PATH CONFLICT] – Fixed issue on some systems where GDAL libraries conflict with ESRI/MapInfo installations
  • [MIKE21 BATCH PROCESSING] – Fixed bug in firing of multiple MIKE21 conversions
  • [UPDATE TERRAIN] – Fixed rare bug in update terrain when source files do not overlap
  • [FLOW PLOTS] – Fixed speed issue in extracting flow plots
  • [wR FILE INFO] – Fixed issue in timestep units
  • [wR FILE INFO] – Now reports starting RELATIVE and ACTUAL times
  • [PROJECTIONS] – Fixed issue for layers without projection being assigned Lat/Long (WGS84)
  • [TIME STEP LIST] – Fixed display values
  • [ON THE FLY MAPPING SETUP] – Fixed bug in creating file if output file left blank
  • [ON THE FLY MAPPING] – Fixed time display value for flux plots
  • [ON THE FLY MAPPING] – Fixed speed issue in creation of wrb/wrr index file
  • [ON THE FLY MAPPING] – Fixed profile plots
  • [EXPORT VELOCITY VECTORS] – Fixed support for additional vectors GIS file types
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed issue with integration between layers in different projections in some circumstances
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed speed issue with “duration of”/”time to” integrations
  • [HYDRAULIC PAIR QUERY] – Fixed saving of query results
  • [MAPPING TO DEM] – Fixed grid interpolation option in some mapping combinations
  • [MAPPING TO DEM] – Fixed range check error in some circumstances
  • [PROFILE PLOTS] – Fixed discrepancy between active result (when level) column and level column
  • [PACK N GO] – Fixed issue with “case sensitive” palette filenames
  • [EXPORT PEAKS TO GRID] – Fixed issue in automatic exporting of V*D due to asterix in filename
  • [SEARCH DIALOGUE] – Fixed inability to resize form
  • [MAP INFO TOOL] – Fixed issue where depth-related values would disappear from Map Info box for some wrb’s
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Fixed range check error for some conversions using MESHPARTS
  • [GIS EDITING] – Fixed node display when editing GIS objects
  • [MISSING DATA RANGE] – Automatically fix cfg/2 files when MAXMIN section (“Data Range”) is missing (force file initialisation)
  • [THEMATIC LAYERS] – Fixed bug where a thematic layers translucency settings cause temporary override of active layer translucency settings

 

v7.00

New Features:

  • [DEFAULT INSTALLTION FOLDER] – Is now: C:\Program Files (x86)\waterRIDE\productname (or C:\Program Files\waterRIDE\productname for 32bit Windows)
  • [GIS FILE SUPPORT] – Added many new formats. Some are “Read Only”, others “Read/Create” but not Edit.
  • [GIS FILE: TAB] – Added support (read/create) for Mapinfo TAB vector files
  • [GIS FILE: DGN] – Added support (read/create) for Microstation DGN files
  • [GIS FILE: ESRI Personal GeoDatabase] – Added support (read-only) for Vector ESRI Personal Geodatabases (*.mdb files)
  • [GIS FILE: ESRI File GeoDatabase v9+] – Added support (read only) for Vector ESRI File Geodatabases v9+ (*.gdb folders)
  • [GIS FILE: ESRI File GeoDatabase v10+] – Added support (read/create) for Vector ESRI File Geodatabases v10+ (*.gdbfolders)
  • [GIS FILE: KML] – Added support (read/create) for Google KML vector files
  • [GIS FILE CONVERSION] – Added ability to convert vector GIS files to various formats
  • [WEB MAP SERVICE (WMS)] – Added form for automatic/manual configuration of WMS
  • [uFMfSW] – Added support for UK Environment Agency Surface Water GIS file conversion (uFMfSW)
  • [waterRIDE PROJECT FILES] – New waterRIDE project file format is NOT backwards compatible. Added ability to save a project as older style (v1)
  • [PARAMETER QUERIES] – Added “Hydraulic pair query” (eg determine velocity at peak depth)
  • [LAYER TRANSLUCENCY] – Vector/raster GIS and water surface layers now have individual translucency settings
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Completely rebuilt and expanded
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Added support for display/interrogation of river/rainfall gauge layers from Enviromon, CSV, and SQL database sources
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Added support for lookup-table based forecasting (flash flood forecasting)
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Added support for upstream control based forecasting (eg dams, weirs)
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Added support for real-time hydrologic modelling using XP-RAFTS and URBS, including model setup, execution and results processing
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Added support for importing BoM 10day, 3hourly rainfall forecast netCDF files
  • [Projections]  Added the following to the list of supported projections:
  • Vicgrid66
  • AGD84 AMU zones 48S to 58S
  • NAD83 UTM zones 1N to 23N
  • ETRS89 UTM zones 28N to 37N
  • ED50 UTM zones 28N to 38N
  • Web Mercator
  • British National Grid
  • Irish Grid (TM65)
  • PSD93 UTM zone 39N & 40N
  • QND95 / Qatar National Grid’
  • WGS84 / Dubai Local TM’
  • WGS84 UTM zone 36N to 40N
  • lat/long (AGD66, ED50, ETRS89, GDA94, NAD83, OSGB36, PSD93, QND95, TM65).

Refinements:

  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – Extensive expansion of existing functionality
  • [GIS MENU] – GIS tools now reside on dedicated GIS menu
  • [GIS MENU] – Added numerous GIS layer manipulation tools
  • [HAZARDS MANAGER] – Added ability to backup hazards CSV files to a specified folder
  • [STRETCHING TOOLS] – Added ability to batch process files
  • [DIRECT RAINFALL CLEANING] – Added ability to clean “peaks only” surfaces
  • [EXPORT FLOOD EXTENTS/WL CONTOURS] – Compact polygons to reduce output file size
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Added ability to toggle calculation of true AEP for a given ARI when doing AAD calculations, rather than just AEP = 1 / ARI
  • [WEB Map SERVICE (WMS)] – Added support for password protected WMS
  • [INDEX GIS LAYER] – Added ability to exclude objects that cannot be indexed (eg outside water surface)
  • [EXPORT WL CONTOURS] – Added ability to export Planning Level contours
  • [TABLE OF CONTENTS] – Added ability to right click and manipulate tree structure without having to left click select the view first
  • [TABLE OF CONTENTS] – Copy/Paste replace now allows selection of multiple surfaces for substitution
  • [FLOOD CERTIFICATES] – Added support for docx based certificates
  • [PROFILE PLOTS] – Fixed charts where no information available between profile points
  • [LAYER DISPLAY STYLES] – Time series steps now display step number and time
  • [HOUSE PHOTOS] – Enhanced look of photos
  • [HOUSE PHOTOS] – Added support for PNG images
  • HOUSE PHOTOS] – Allow resizing of photo registration form
  • [TIMESTEP CONSISTENCY] – Enforced timestep consistency between views using the same active layer
  • [DEFAULT PALLETTES] – Adjusted default hazard and category data palettes
  • [UTILITIES MENU] – Restructured with enhancements to most tools
  • [UTILITIES MENU] – Added additional general tools
  • [FILTER] – Filtering a water surface now applies as the surface is drawn (slower, but more appropriate)
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Added support for MESHPARTS during conversion
  • [RELOCATE FILES] – Added support for substituting any layers of the same type
  • [PROJECTION MANAGEMENT] – Updated storing of projections to eliminate potential conflicts with files of the same prefix
  • [Projections]  Removed the following extraneous projections:
  • GDA94 / MGA zone 47
  • AGD66 / AMG zone 47
  • AGD66 / ISG zone 56/3
  • [Projections]  Changed the labels of the following projections:
  • MGA-94 -> GDA94 MGA
  • AMG-66 -> AGD66 AMG
  • ISG -> AGD66 ISG
  • LATLONG -> LATLONG (WGS84)
  • [SOBEK CONVERSION] – detect the mapper file version automatically.
  • [SOBEK CONVERSION] – check in the “<projectname>\FIXED\” folder first for the DEM grid files before asking the user for the location.
  • [SOBEK CONVERSION] – prompt user for the location of the H-map and C-map files if they are not found in the default location in the case folder.
  • [12DA DTM IMPORT] – Improved performance of 12DA file import routine. The “null” command is now optional.
  • [MIKE21 DFS2/DT2] – Conversion form now displays both the file origin & orientation and the target file origin & orientation.
  • [MIKE21 DFS2/DT2] – Now consider all cells with terrain value at or above the ‘true land’ value as dry cells.
  • [MIKE21 DFSU] – Extend water level and velocity values out by one element to cover the full flood extent.
  • [MAPPING] – Added ability to automatically find TUFLOW 1D files when mapping to a fine scale DEM

Bug Fixes:

  • [DIRECT RAINFALL CLEANING] – Fixed bug where terrain value was removed in any cleaned area
  • [DIRECT RAINFALL CLEANING] – Fixed error in timestep for cleaned file
  • [HAZARDS MANAGER] – Fixed installation of hazards where user did not have suitable permissions
  • [HAZARDS MANAGER] – Fixed issue with fine precision hazards being different between the hazards file and CFG files
  • [MAPPING] – Fixed integer overflow when mapping surfaces to a large DEM
  • [WEB MAP SERVICE (WMS)] – Fixed proxy timeout issues for non-direct connections
  • [INDEX GIS LAYER] – Fixed support for projections
  • [SAVE BUTTON] – Now behaves as expected when saving existing project
  • [FORM SIZES] – Fixed form scaling issues when using non-standard text DPI settings
  • [HILLSHADE] – Fixed display of areas without terrain information
  • [THEMATIC ONLY LAYERS] – Retain original timestep settings for view
  • [COMPOSITE FILES wrc] – Fixed display of current timestep
  • [ERROR MESSAGES] – Fixed some general error messages throughout interface
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed bug arising when GIS polylines do not overlap water surface for vertex-based integration
  • [MIKE21 DT2 CONVERSION] – Fixed bug that prevented DT2 file conversion in some cases
  • [MIKE21 DFSU CONVERSION] – Fixed bug that resulted in no water level and velocity data when converting Flexi Mesh (*.dfsu) files with quad elements
  • [SOBEK 2D CONVERSION] – Fixed a conversion error that could occur for nested grids where the number of active cells was different between the *.wrb file and the results file.

 

v6.77

New Features:

  • [ESRI GRIDS] – Added ability to convert Esri *.img DEM files (ERDAS IMAGINE grids)
  • [ESRI GRIDS] – Added ability to convert Esri *.tif DEM files
  • [CREATE OPTIMISED BLANK ROTATED GRID] – added ability to create smallest rotated terrain grid around a polygon
  • [CREATE USER DEFINED BLANK ROTATED GRID] – added ability to create user specified blank rotated terrain grid
  • [TIME SERIES PLOT] – Added dropdown list for Windows XP/2000 users
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Added ability to easily convert a standard output TUFLOW TIN to a Grid (this does NOT apply to the refined mesh output in current TUFLOW models)

Updated Features:

  • [GENERAL INTERFACE IMPROVMENTS] – general enhancements
  • [UPDATE TERRAIN] – added ability to update terrain using files in different projections
  • [ANUGA CONVERSION] – added ability to batch convert ANUGA results
  • [PROFILE PLOT] – added ability to execute profile plot of any available parameter, not just the active one
  • [TIME SERIES PLOT] – improved response of dropdown list
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – changed “Vertex” based integration to operate as “perimeter”
  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – added “task” to calculate duration above a level in a GIS field
  • [GIS TOOLS] – added ability to select new GIS object type from button’s drop down menu
  • [TUTORIAL] – Updated basic tutorial
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Conversion now reads “1D Correction Factor” from *.2dm header
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – added ability to separate 1D and 2D conversion
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – improved conversion, particularly in areas of very shallow flow
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – added ability to select whether 2D sits on top of 1D (or vice versa) for combined meshes
  • [FLOOD DAMAGES] – Added check that the specified water surface files actually contain water level
  • [TIN TO GRID CONVERSION] – Reduced conversion time dramatically
  • [SURFACE SMOOTHING] – Added to composite files (*.wrc)
  • [EXTRACT PEAKS] – Added ability to batch extract peaks
  • [ZOOM TOGGLE] – Added ability to toggle between zoom in/out using the SHIFT key when in either mode

Bug Fixes:

  • [PROFILE PLOT LABELS] – Fixed vertical access label on profile plots
  • [LOAD TIME SERIES PLOT POINTS] – Fixed loading time series plot points as nodes of a GIS polyline
  • [STRETCH BY CYCLES] – Fixed access violation affecting stretching a time-varying WRR/WRB by a “Number of cycles”
  • [NULLIFY] – Fixed toggling of terrain nullify option
  • [TERRAIN UPDATES] – Fixed updating terrain for rotated grids.
  • [GRID CONVERSIONS] – Added check for NaN in importing grids
  • [CREATE NEW GIS FILE] – Fixed error when manually creating a blank GIS file from the menu.
  • [MIKE FLEXI MESH] – Fixed conversion of DFSU files
  • [ANUGA CONVERSION] – Added checking for NAN’s
  • [LEGEND DISPLAY] – Fixed decimal point display for large numbers
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed conversion of rotated grid velocity vectors
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed floating point overflow conversion error
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed detection of “land value”
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Added detection of “excessive” velocities
  • [INSTANTANEOUS FLOW] – Fixed access violation on display of instantaneous flow

Known Issues:

  • [“BETTER” WRR GIS EXPORTING] – issue with “better” option for exporting grid extents/contours/polygons etc. Use “grid edges instead.

 

v6.76

New Features:

  • [INDEX GIS POLYGONS] – added ability to export the location of minimum/maximum hydraulic parameters within GIS polygons as a GIS file of points (can be used to speed up GIS-Flood Integration when repeatedly run)
  • [ZONE OF INFLUENCE CREATION] – added ability to draw zones of influence in GIS and automatically format into ZoI GIS polygons
  • [FLOOD FORECASTING] – added function to read a CSV file of gauge forecasts from gauge level entry form

Updated Features:

  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – added ability to batch convert results
  • [UPDATE TERRAIN] – significantly improved speed of updating terrain values for gridded DEM’s
  • [INTERFACE] – Minor interface improvements
  • [UTILITIES] – Enhanced processing speed of some utilities

Bug Fixes:

  • [GIS-FLOOD INTEGRATION] – Fixed issue with sampling a polygon by gridding
  • [MAPPING] – Fixed range check error when mapping from non-initialised source files
  • [SHP FILES] – Fixed header update when writing points to SHP files
  • [waterRIDE BATCH] – Fixed prompting for MIKE21 projection information

 

v6.75

New Features:

  • [GRID SURFACE SMOOTHING] – added ability to smooth grid surfaces using localised TINning
  • [MAPPING] – added ability to map from a grid to a finer scale DEM using localised triangulation to provide potentially better representation of areas of shallow flow
  • [STRETCHING] – added ability to specify “limit lines” to manage automated stretching
  • [STRETCHING] – added ability to specify depth tolerance when stretching
  • [WEB MAPPING SERVICE] – added support for “Web Mapping Service” image layers
  • [TUFLOW FV CONVERSION] – added support for TUFLOW FV results
  • [PANNING SHORTCUT] – hold down space to switch to pan view mode
  • [GENERAL] – General interface enhancments

Updated Features:

  • [STRETCHING] – now enforce strict stretching routine (ie if depth criteria met, cells will be stretched onto)
  • [CLIPPING] – added ability to specify whether clipping is inside/outside the polygon
  • [LINKING] – removed need for specifying .vmole file for commonly linked OLE files
  • [NULLIFY] – dramatically increased speed of nullify tool
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – added ability to process scalar velocities (although velocity vectors will be incorrect)
  • [EXPORT FLOOD EXTENTS] – added warning for exporting lines where “glass walls” are present
  • [EXPORTING] – Added support for exporting to Esri Shapefiles (*.shp).
  • [HILLSHADE] – brightened hillshade
  • [EXPORTING wrb’s] – enhanced speed of exporting flood extents/surfaces/contours from wrb’s to GIS files
  • [TIME TO PEAK QUERY] – added ability to specify hydraulic parameter to use
  • [EXPORT VIEW] – added exporting of jgw file
  • [VOLUME CALCULATIONS] – allow volume of “peak” water surface to be calculated, despite surface not being real
  • [TIME SERIES ASCII GRID] – added ability to convert only time-varying water level grids

Bug Fixes:

  • [CLIPPING] – Fixed bug in clipping TIN’s
  • [EXTENTS] – Fixed removal of island/puddles
  • [MAPPING] – Fixed progress display on progress bar
  • [LINKING] – Fixed display of CSV file charts
  • [TUFLOW CONVERSION] – Fixed detection of NAN’s in TUFLoW output
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed detection of some depth codes in header
  • [MIKE21 CONVERSION] – Fixed specification of target and source projections
  • [MULTIPLE TIME SERIES EXTRACTION] – Fixed error writing to temp folder
  • [ASCII GRID RESULTS] – Fixed velocity writing for single timestep results
  • [TRIM TIMESTEPS] – Clarified specificaiton of start and end timesteps
  • [HAZARDS MANAGER] – Fixed display of default waterRIDE hazards
  • [SURFACE MAPPING] – Fixed bug in filepos for large mapped surfaces
  • [EXPORTING vECTOR GIS] – Fixed bug in some surfaces when exporting mif/mid vector linework
  • [TUFLOW AUTOMATIC CONVERSION] – added ability to specify mapping option from setup form
  • [SOBEK CONVERSION] – fixed width of “case” selection form
  • [PROFILE PLOT] – fixed missing layer labels
  • [LINKSWIN] – fixed activepage display of “repeat profile” chart window
  • [COMBINED FILEs *.wrc] – fixed time series, profile and flux plots
  • [TIME SERIES PLOTS] – fixed display of current location (black line)

 

v6.65

New Features:

  • Added a tool for cleaning direct rainfall/rainfall on the grid model results using multiple parameters across time
  • Added ability to select which projections to display in the list.
  • Added a tool for carrying out statistical analysis across multiple water surfaces (eg ARI at which all areas are inundated)
  • Added option to interpolate water level at “blocked out” buildings in flood damages calculations
  • Added time adjustment to “time-based queries” to determine time once “triggers” are reached (eg 5.0m at the bridge gauge)
  • Added ability to extract both flow and profile plots from all polylines in a GIS file
  • Added the option to copy tabular data to the clipboard for Word, Excel, etc (CTRL-C) from the Links Window
  • Added automatic conversion of TUFLOW results using only *.2dm file
  • Added the option to paste from Excel to Mannings caclulator.
  • Added additional smoothing function to export flood extents
  • Added ability to select individual layers to relocate

Updated Features:

  • Enhanced speed of nullify tool
  • Added ability to export CSV record of GIS table in GIS-Flood Integration
  • The last project file location is now saved in the INI file in the Windows user local app folder
  • Improved the wR surface rotate/offset coodinates tool window and added the option of scaling the coordinates.
  • Improved the clipping of WRB file tool
  • Added units to the ruler tool.
  • Enhanced speed of mapping-on-the-fly surfaces used in a flood forecast application
  • Improved the usability of the MIKE21 conversion window by displaying more information to the users
  • The conversion window will now adjust the default orientation automatically when the map projection is changed to account for the convergence angle.
  • The tool can now locate h.dat & v.dat files using the file name of the .2dm file for TUFLOW conversion
  • Reduced the run time of time-to-peak query for mapping-on-the-fly files significantly at the cost of higher (~50% extra) memory usage.
  • Added ability to index polygon GIS file by deepest point in polygon
  • Reduced the run time of rate of rise analysis.
  • Can now have negative or zero reference level for depth over and freeboard to level
  • Can now give negative depth for depth over level
  • Added the option to update a database instead of creating a Word document flood certificate.
  • Improved the detection of the correct parameters in MIKE21 DFS files for non-standard list of time-varying items.
  • The peak of peaks tool will no longer specify a peak source for nodes without a water level.
  • only wet cells display peak of peaks source
  • Now use the file extension of the first source surface as the default file extension of the output file for a peak of peaks calculation
  • Added ability to vary number of points on output cubic spline smoothed lines

Bug Fixes:

  • The trim time-steps tool will now exit gracefully if there are no time-steps in the file.
  • Fixed import of DXF files and 3D faces
  • Fixed an access violation error when doing a profile plot for DTM files with only a single point.
  • Fixed a bug in the IPCR conversion where the program were passing the input files in an incorrect order for the procedure.
  • Fixed cursor information stutter for large GIS files
  • Fixed Load/Save profile point inconsistency
  • Fixed a bug where updated layers were not re-initialised if they were not in the active view.
  • Fixed a bug where the WRR coordinates were off by half a cell width/height in MIKE21
  • Fixed a bug where the rotation for WRR files were rotated in the wrong direction in MIKE21
  • Fixed a bug to allow correct rotation around the centre of the bottom-left cell instead of the corner in MIKE21
  • Fixed meta-data use in automated certificates
  • Fixed an issue with flood certificates that sometimes would leave opened instances of MS Word that would cause the processing to hang.
  • Fixed a bug where a blank record was inserted when adding new properties after processing the certificates.
  • Can now read IDRISI grid file >2GB correctly.
  • Fixed a range check error in the time-to-peak query for mapping-on-the-fly files
  • Now convert all units to seconds when calculating the area under the flow hydrograph.
  • Fixed a bug with the rate of rise analysis if two or more rate of rise items were selected.
  • Fixed an invalid floating point error and a division by zero errors that sometimes occur when re-projecting a layer.
  • Fixed bug in saving defult output path on automated certificates setup form
  • Fixed bug in some surface labels when exporting GIS vector linework

 

v6.50

New Features:

  • Added ability to hillshade gridded terrain surfaces
  • Added ability to show combined hillshade for gridded water surfaces
  • Added ability to drag and drop files on layers forms
  • Added ability to drag and drop files on utilities forms
  • Added ability to repeat last time series/profile/flow plots to stack multiple events on single chart
  • Added rates of rise analysis tool
  • Added ability to extract “point” data for all water surface layers in view (hold CTRL when using the Map Info tool)
  • Added support converting ESRI grids (*.adf)
  • Added ability to select time series plots of any parameter from toolbar
  • Added ability to plot location in map window when clicking on profile plot
  • Added ability to load Key Points from points in a GIS Layer
  • Added ability to extract flow profiles across multiple polylines in a GIS file
  • Added ability to edit common layer properties for multiple layers in a view
  • Added InfoWorks RS conversion
  • Added ICPR conversion
  • Compiled using Windows 7 libraries

Updated Features:

  • Updated automatic water surface stretching algorithm (stretch to wet extents)
  • Improved and expanded utilities dialogs
  • Improved export flood extent speed
  • Improved export GIS speed
  • Improved dialog layout and on-form descriptions
  • Improved speed of MrSID Imagery
  • Updated ECW libraries
  • Speed enhancements to waterRIDE libraries
  • Added more description to the mapping/overlaying water surface to DEM tool dialog

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed bug in GIS-Flood Integration time calculation
  • Fixed bug in exporting some GIS layers of water surfaces
  • Fixed exporting flood extents for rotated grids
  • Fixed hazards implementation in “on the fly mapping”
  • Fixed bug in clipping/nullifying grid surfaces
  • Fixed slow window resizing issue on some windows configurations
  • Fixed a flow calculation error for WRB files

 

v6.09

New Features:

  • Exporting to GIS – Added simplify routine
  • Added Key Points for dislaying active surface value for a view/view export
  • Added CSV support for exporting X,Y,Value files
  • Added support for TFW image registration files
  • Added active text position control for GIS layers
  • Added ability to select which series are displayed on multi-variable charts

Updated Features:

  • Exporting to GIS – Enhanced smoothing routine – uses constrained cubic splines
  • Enhanced layout of export WL Contours and Flood Extents form
  • Added ability to nullify surface both inside and outside multiple polygons

Bug Fixes:

  • access violation when converting SOBEK 2D file
  • Fixed a Unicode problem with the MapInfo Drid Import DLL.
  • Fixed default filename for saving Flood Planning Level Surface
  • Changed labelling of “DTM Files” to “waterRIDE Surface Files”
  • Fixed bug in copying and pasting branches
  • Fixed “basic” display of wrr files when reprojecting
  • Fixed exporting edges for wrr files
  • Fixed a bug VMFPM script that was putting -9999 values for “Depth over level in field”.
  • Fixed a bug where mouse actions like zooming and panning where no layer was active in the view.
  • Fixed deleting selected layers in a view from the project
  • Fixed updating layers in the current project after processing
  • Significant changes have also been made to the utility waterRIDE BATCH. **

New Features:

  • Exporting of flow vectors to GIS added to tools menu
    Start date & time added to TIN & Grid metafile to facilitate dateTime display instead of hours
  • Multiple data point selection available for water surfaces (hold CTRL while selecting points)
  • GIS toolbar tool added to calculate distance along a polyline to a user clicked point (usefull for determining chainages along a centreline)
  • Batch exporting water level contours at a specfied interval

Updated Features:

  • Exporting contours, surfaces and flood extents rationalised between TINs and Grids and speeded up for Grids. Extents mapping can now be lines or regions.
  • Auto exporting of water level contours added to the flood extents tab
  • Saving of Grid queries added
  • Printing of map view altered to print the view’s bitmap at 200dpi, rotated to fit the page
  • Translucency bar shows percentage
  • View contents list items now coloured similar to the add layers dialog for improved recognition
  • Search dialog for GIS layers improved
  • Basic flood certificate creation & use improved
  • The Links Window graphs (profile, time series, etc) now includes buttons for zooming, panning, etc
  • Profile and flux plots can be exported in AVI files
  • Two options available for difference surfaces where one surface is wet and the other is dry
  • Improved methods for rotating Grid water surfaces
  • A number of small improvements made for efficiency & use
  • Functionality of composite water surface layers improved for a number of actions
  • Included axes on time series chart in AVI files
  • Included icons for zooming, panning, exporting, and calculating area for charts in the links windows

Bug Fixes:

  • Comparison profile for terrain was only showing one profile
  • GIS vector text layers could not process long text
  • Exported contours were extending beyond wet extents
  • Synchronisation of charts in AVI files

 

v5.05

New Features:

  • Introduced Flood Hazards Management console. Greatly improves the flexibility of using various flood hazards.
  • Update Existing Feature – ‘Peak of Peaks’ enhanced to store the name of the water surface file containing peak water level at all locations in surface
  • Minor Bug Fix – fixed display of discrete category data in wrb files

 

v5.0

New Features:

  • Added support for direct import of HEC GeoRAS model results (previously in waterRIDE 1D surface)
  • Added support for rotated grid model results.
  • Can now display the actual date & time for each model time-step.
  • More powerful tools for automated stretching of flood surfaces to the flood extents.
  • Can now import model results from ANUGA hydrodynamic model.
  • Create a single seamless DEM from multiple source files using waterRIDE Batch.
  • Added thematic display of the energy surface.

Updated Features:

  • Expanded confetti tracer to wrr files
  • Update Existing Feature – Enhanced support for the network license server option. A network license server provides floating licenses to users anywhere on the network without the transfer of the physical dongles.

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

v4.50

New Features:

  • Mannings equation hydraulic calculator (Tools Menu)
  • Confetti tracer function (Animation toolbar)
  • Additional easier access to time series & profile plot tools (Flood toolbar)
  • Importing of MicroStation 3D triangles & DXF 3D Faces to wR TINs added
  • Utilities menu added to replace wR_Translator – includes model conversion, peaks manipulation, clipping, stretching, grid
  • Conversions, dtm updates, dtm exporting & importing
  • Refinements to contour and surface exporting
  • Conversion of GIS field values to GIS vector text (useful for contour labels)
  • Removed need for /nologo in shortcut – fullscreen or presentation mode can now be toggled on & off
  • Active view name added to application title bar
  • Logarithmic and custom legend scales added to thematic mapping
  • DtmBatch merged into wR_Batch and now includes batch processing of flood surface manipulation.
  • Numerous small improvements to make the interface and dialogs more intuitive and easy to use.

 

v4.31

New Features:

  • There are no longer separate standalone and network versions.

 

v4.27

Updated Features:

  • [MIKE21 conversion] added support for converting MIKE21 DT2 files of over 2GB in size.
  • [MIKE21 conversion] The user can now specify the land value.

 

v4.20

Updated Features:

  • [Utilities] Can now update the terrain of a DTM file using multiple source files.
  • Can now use mapping on-the-fly (*.wrm) files in DTM composite files (*.wrc).
  • Exporting X-Y-V tool now saves the file as *.txt file instead of *.dat files.

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

v4.11

Updated Features:

  • [House Photos] Added the images back to the photo registration navigation buttons.

Bug Fixes:

  • [House Photos] Now accept float as the field type for the floor and eaves pixel
    The values will be rounded to the nearest integer.

 

v4.10

New Features:

  • Integrated some model conversion tools from Translator.

Updated Features:

  • When exporting flood extent for a single layer, the user is prompted to select the output file location and the projection of the layer if projection is not set in the layer.
  • The search dialog now remembers the last field used for searching.
  • FPM dialog will not be shown if the necessary layers for a tool are not available in the project.

Bug Fixes:

  • Now shows the locations of the points and cross-sections for flux plots

 

v4.02

Updated Features:

  • Widespread speed improvements

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

v4.01

Updated Features:

  • An optional eaves level field which can be used in place
    of the 2.4 metres floor-to-eaves height for house photos

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

v4.0

New Features:

  • Major release incorporating significant interface and usability enhancements, and release of ‘Flood Plain Manager’ sophisticated toolset.
  • Added GIS drawing/editing tools
  • When exporting view, can choose whether to draw the legend or not. For custom bitmaps, both the draw legend and draw scale check boxes are available.
  • The current time or the peaks text is now shown permanently on the screen, including exported views.

Updated Features:

  • Under the tile plot border graphics tab, can now move objects and edit text.
  • When running the flood parameter query, an empty form is no longer shown if the active DTM
  • Surface does not contain time-varying results.
  • Zoom window can now be dragged in any directions.
  • Improved the speed of exporting Raster grid.
  • The time-series and flux plot tools are no longer shown unless the active layer has time-varying data.
  • When running forecast setup, any existing settings saved in the *.VMINI file will be loaded.
  • For the flood forecast setup, the automatically created interpolated layer can now be a *.wrr file as well.
  • Parameter query results are now retained after repainting.
  • Added the option of using the flood levels of an existing flood surface as well as interpolation from gauges.
  • Reduced the time it takes to read the gauge levels in forecast application
  • Can now specifies the start-time, end-time and time-step of animation recording. Recording now starts and stops automatically.

Bug Fixes:

  • The current time-step is now displayed correctly to the second without the 00:00:59 problem when the time is exactly in one-minute increments.

 

v3.44

New Features:

  • Added a time-to-level option to GIS flood integration.
  • Added ability to load mif/mid point files for time-series plot and profile plots.
  • Holding down the shift key while moving the mouse in a time-series chart now snap the cursor to the data points.

Updated Features:

  • View comparer tools are now located under the tools menu and not on the toolbar.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the Ctrl-A shortcut for bringing up the layer display dialog box for layers that do no store the true file name in datasource (eg. .wrm and composite files).

 

v3.43

New Features:

  • Added info tool to display all hydraulic parameters at a point
  • Added a quick-run button for GIS flood integration.

Updated Features:

  • GIS flood integration will no longer use the peak results by default. It will use the time-step that is currently active.
  • Significant speed improvement for GIS flood integration.
    – New Feature –

 

v3.42

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed profile plot

 

v3.41

Bug Fixes:

  • Resolved singles/doubles file format issue

 

v3.40

New Features:

  • Added .WRM file format. Supporting mapping-on-the-fly with base raster .WRR file and .WRB or .WRR data results file.
  • Added a view comparer feature where images of multiple views can be captured and then compared by ‘flicking’ through them.
  • Added support for comparative flood damages analysis (i.e. not NPV analysis). Flood damages can be calculated for any number of flood surfaces at the same time.
  • Added the zoom-lock button to the presentation version toolbar.
  • Flood damages save the flood depth to GIS files to 3 decimal places instead of one decimal place.

Updated Features:

  • Flood planning levels only drawn when ‘wet’ (i.e. flood planning level higher than ground).– Uodate Existing Feature – save/load flood damages settings.
  • Added mouse-wheel zoom factor adjustment and other zoom/pan improvements.

Bug Fixes:

  • Can read files of over 2GB in size correctly.

 

v3.32

New Features:

  • Flood forecast support for WRB and WRR files incorporated.
  • Support for exporting flood planning surface for both WRB & WRR layers.

Updated Features:

  • Terrain can be displayed when time-varying data is selected instead of limiting to peaks data only.
  • Streamlined memory management routines to enhance display speed

 

v3.31

Updated Features:

  • Streamlined the read and write disk access of grid layers.

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor Bug Fixes
  • – Enhance Existing Feature –

 

v3.30

New Features:

  • Support the first public release of the waterRIDE Grid (*.wrr) file format.

 

v3.26

New Features:

  • Added ability to export animations as AVI files

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes

 

v3.201

New Features:

  • Initial release of DTMbatch (v2.95)

 

v3.20

New Features:

  • Added tutorial

 

v3.11

New Features:

  • Added tutorial
  • Added support for MrSid imagery

Updated Features:

  • Updated Help system
  • Enhanced control over velocity vectors

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed bug in index system

 

v3.0

New Features:

  • Added support for JPEG2000 imagery
  • Lock zoom added – <Ctrl Alt Z> to lock zoom between views
  • Save links table to csv – overwrite prompt added
  • Flux plot added
  • Added paste branch from TOC
  • Added ability to load hazard files in File menu
  • Added contour export choices including joining and smoothing
  • Added Ctrl Alt NWUDR for autocontour scaling
  • Added support for saving profile plot point locations
  • Added ability to quickly move layers
  • Added ability to do tile plots
  • Added ability to plot node labels
  • Various new minor features incporporated into interface

Updated Features:

  • Numerous interface improvements
  • Enhanced speed of general display
  • Enhanced speed of raster layer display
  • right click return to prevmode or popup menu rationalised
  • zoom/pan and timesteps maintain current TOC panel
  • expanded Export FloodInfo to write out multiple wrbs to an active gis layer

Bug Fixes:

  • resetting of timeseries button fixed
  • fixed bug with initial extents & added <Fit all layers>
  • fixed bug with combined polygon terraces
  • Numerous minor bug fixes

 

v2.36

New Features:

  • Enhanced legend and palette editor

 

v2.15

New Features:

  • Added support for translucent thematic filling

Updated Features:

  • Enhanced suppport for cross sectional profiles

 

v2.13

New Features:

  • Built-in colour palette
  • Volume calculation menu item
  • Menu item to view links window

Bug Fixes:

  • Cross section sensitive to end points

 

v2.12

Updated Features:

  • Improved and expanded help system
  • Increased speed of ECW display

 

v2.11

Updated Features:

  • Added MGA to projections

 

v2.10

Updated Features:

  • Point and click image registration
  • Legend added to project tab

 

v2.05

New Features:

  • Option to display highlighted active text next to cursor
  • Separate basic symbology for each view
  • Layer zoom display limits