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  1. Need help to create a 2D striplog section

    Hi Asif, If your cross section is very long and the boreholes very shallow you will need to apply vertical stretch to the diagram so that it does not look so flat. (By default it displays sections at 1:1.) Click the Perimeter Annotation Options "Options" button and enter a value into the Intended Vertical Exaggeration prompt. If you enter "5" for example then the vertical axis will be stretched by a factor of 5. Click OK to close the Options window, and re-Process the section. By setting this before the diagram is generated, RW will be better able to scale the diagram annotation, fonts, etc. when the vertical stretch is applied. You can refer to the Help topic: https://help.rockware.com/rockworks17/WebHelp/striplog_perim.htm For further assistance it might be helpful to see your data, you can use the Borehole Manager's File | Archive Database to Text menu option to create a project ZIP file which you can email to support at rockware.com. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  2. LogPlot8 2018.4.30

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website today with the following changes. Enhancements: + The LAS Export now includes Edit-Notes which are added to the Parameters section. Line feeds in the Edit-Notes are converted to spaces. + In the LAS Export Edit-Text/Notes without data are no longer displayed in the Export dialog Fixes: + In the Data Editor multi-cell selection now works after editing a cell + The Data Editors Column Filter now replaces filtered values with an empty space instead of the filter value. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot Free Trial tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (DO NOT UNINSTALL first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  3. A new version of RockWorks17 (64- and 32-bit) was uploaded to the RockWare website today, with the following bug fixes: + Fixed a problem with display of isosurface contours where they intersect a horizontal plane. + Fixed a problem with the Graphix | 2D Utilities | Add/Edit Projection program and redesigned the menu. + The Solid / Export / Groundwater Vistas Matrix was calculating the Harmonic Mean incorrectly leading to results outside of the value range. + Fixed an issue with the RockPlot3D Logo object where the program would loop continuously if the image file was missing. For a detailed summary of RockWorks updates, please refer to the Revision List: http://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/index.html To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside RockWorks17. Or visit our website and click on the RockWorks Free Trial tab: https://www.rockware.com/product/rockworks/#product_inquire_form_1494_tab where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (Do NOT uninstall first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer/index.php) if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  4. LogPlot8 2018.4.18

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website today with the following changes. New Feature: + A button (down arrow) with a pull down menu (Dock) has been added to the caption bar of dockable LogView, LogDesign and Data Editor windows that dock a floating window. Improvements: + Improvements have been made to the plotting of the Bitmap Column to improve speed and memory usage. In addition more logic is applied to deciding which bitmaps to not draw. + The cursor is now changed to an hourglass when drawing to the screen, compiling logs and loading or saving compiled logs. + Added new bitmap symbols to the raster symbol library Bug fixes: + The last Lithology Description in a log now plots completely. + The wrong linked images in a Bitmap column were being plotted on page 2 or greater. + Fixed an issue with exporting PDF or printing logs with bitmap columns. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot Free Trial tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  5. A new version of RockWorks17 (64- and 32-bit) was uploaded to the RockWare website today, with the following enhancements, and bug fixes: Enhancements + Borehole Manager - Edit | Coordinate Converter (from/to Easting/Northing) now allows specifying the units (feet/meters) for other coordinates. + Bulk converter for the Utilities updates the Custom settings in the Metadata. Bug Fixes + The LogPlot import wizard was not updating the Wizard header at the top of the dialog. + Fixed a problem with diagonal lines in the 3D perimeter cage. + Fixed a problem whereby a recent update of Windows changed the size of the font for the Borehole list. For an exhaustive summary of RockWorks updates, please refer to the Revision List: http://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/index.html To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside RockWorks17. Or visit our website and click on the RockWorks Free Trial tab: https://www.rockware.com/product/rockworks/#product_inquire_form_1494_tab where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (Do NOT uninstall first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer/index.php) if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  6. LogPlot 8 2018.4.5

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website today with the following changes. Improvements: + Well Construction Labels on the last page of a log will be moved upward if they are below the bottom of the log. + Adjusted the plotting of Lithology Descriptions that extended over 2 pages. Bug fixes: + Exporting to PDF or bitmaps when the screen resolution was greater than 96 resulted in font sizes that were too large. + Comments in the Data Editor that are only one line now plot correctly. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot Free Trial tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  7. RockWorks17 2018.3.29

    A few more I forgot! Improvements: + The "Unique Well Identifier" optional field is now actually optional, although some imports require it and will create it automatically. + When PLSS coordinates are converted to Easting/Northing, the progress dialog was being left open; no more. Bug fix: + The Text/Excel import was incorrectly mapping the Location table's fields when using a template.
  8. A new version of RockWorks17 (64- and 32-bit) was uploaded to the RockWare website today, with the following new features, enhancements, and bug fixes: New Features + An option has been added to I-Data, T-Data and P-Data to save the points used for modeling (filtered, resampled and added) to an RwDat file. This can be used in conjunction with the new stand alone High Fidelity filter (see below) or the Residuals program. + A stand alone High Fidelity Filter has been added to the Utilities | Solid | Filter. + The Solid Modeling Superface and Subface Filters now have the option to use a user specified null value. + Points, lines, polylines and polygons digitized in RockPlot2D can now be exported to the project database as new boreholes. The user can specify either a fixed collar elevation or use a surface grid to find the elevations. The new boreholes are automatically named with a "PG" plus a number. + Points and Lines digitized in RockPlot3D can now be exported to the database as boreholes. + A new Solid model Polygon filter that uses polygons in RockPlot2D has been added. This allows filtering using multiple polygons. + Polygon Filtering during Modeling can now use multiple polygons from with a RockPlot2D file. + The RockPlot2D files used for the Polygon Filter can now be in a different coordinate system than the Project's output. Enhancements + The 2D Striplog Fracture and Vector columns can now plot the tadpoles with the color in the table. + The Stratigraphy and Lithology Pickers now allow negative depths. + The Grids -> Strat program now makes sure that the paired grids share the same dimensions. Bug Fixes + Quickmap now shows the selected borehole when the input and output units don't match. + Quickmap now shows the border when the input and output units don't match. + Dimensions -> Google Earth will display in the correct place when the project is in feet + The Stratigraphy Picker now shows the entire cross section when units have depths below TD and/or above KB. + The Stratigraphy Picker wasn't drawing units with depths below 999 units. + A user may delete a field in a SQLite RW17 database. SQLite does not allow multiple transaction levels. + Only 3D Fault options will be displayed for Stratigraphic Fence diagrams. + Fixed a problem with the Catmull-Rom spline calculation for 3D Curve Ribbon that cause some lines to appear bumpy. + The Stratigraphic 3D Isopach program wasn't producing any output. + The RockPlot3D Surface filter sliders now update the minimum/maximum values correctly. + The Plot Faults option for Stratigraphic Models was sometimes being ignored. + World Outline transparency settings are now stored and loaded correctly. To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside RockWorks17. Or visit our website and click on the RockWorks Free Trial tab: https://www.rockware.com/product/rockworks/#product_inquire_form_1494_tab where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (Do NOT uninstall first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired prior to March 31, 2018. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer/index.php) if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  9. LogPlot 8 2018.3.29

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website today with the following changes. Improvements: + Added an option for a Transparent Background to the Vertical Text. + When exporting an LAS file, depths outside of the data depth range will now be assigned the null string. + Added better error trapping for Excel imports. + Horizontally centered text in Text-Columns behaved erratically if the text contained line feeds. + Well Construction description and lines are now clipped to the bottom of the page instead of the total depth of the log. Bug fixes: + Water Level Symbol was always being filled. + Well Construction descriptions were being offset vertically with more margin than needed. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot demo tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  10. A new version of RockWorks17 (64- and 32-bit) was uploaded to the RockWare website today, with the following changes: + Added 2 additional stock animations to the RockPlot3D Video export, for rotations around the model's Z axis. + In the 2D Striplog I-Text was not correctly centered if the font angle wasn't Horizontal, Vertical or Diagonal. + The Projection Data stored in the grid and solid models now shows the units (meters vs feet) and excludes information about projections that aren't being used. + The Block Model Grade Statistics by Level program was calculating volumes using the Data Input units instead of the units of the solid model. + In the 2D Striplog the Zero Thickness Expand thickness value wasn't being saved. + The Utilities / Survey / XYZ --> Optimum Path / Plot 3D Path wasn't outputting a diagram. + Imported Surfer Binary grids now calculate the Y Spacing correctly. + Improvements to using the Help as local files: The help was not shown correctly if the computer did not have an Internet connection. The Test function in the Preferences menu was not using the correct path to the files. Also the Test function will extract the files immediately in order to test them. The help Zip file contains folder references, so the path to the help files in the preferences excludes "WebHelp" and refers to folder where WebHelp is to be installed and used. When a new Help Zip file is included in the installation and the user is using the local help, the zip file extraction is executed earlier in the RockWorks start up process to avoid file sharing problems. This does add some extra time for RockWorks to start when a new zip file is included. + Import and Export of Multiple tables Import and Export of Multiple tables were not consistent in the use of computer settings. RockWorks will now save and restore backups internally using US format settings. This allows sharing the archive files between computers with different format settings. Users manually creating or adding to the file will need to be aware of this specially for floating point numbers and dates. When a project table has a single quotation mark (') (as in Section A-A') the import will now import it. Some Unicode characters in field names caused the import to not find query parameters, causing the import to fail. + Reportworks Improvements: The background grid in Reportworks is now drawn correctly when the units are set to centimeters. The background grid in Reportworks is now set to 2 centimeters when set for centimeters. In Reportworks the coordinates for the Line and Rectangle dialog are now shown and can be modified by the user. In the Reportworks Line dialog buttons have been added to make the line Vertical or Horizontal. To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside RockWorks17. Or visit the demo download page: https://www.rockware.com/product/productDemo.php?id=165 where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (Do NOT uninstall first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired prior to Feb 28, 2018. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer/index.php) if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  11. LogPlot 8 2018.2.28

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website today with the following changes. + The Curve Legends weren't always drawing correctly. + The color button dialog no longer returns invalid colors if the user chooses a custom color. + All the color buttons in LogPlot now save and load the custom colors from the color dialog. + Regional settings are concatenating decimal numbers. Numbers are parsed using US settings, text that are incidentally numbers (e.g. Vertical text) are imported as is (no change) + Fine tuned the placement of Lithology Descriptions that overlapped page tops and bottoms. + Interval text was overlapping the page top and bottom for Center and Bottom Alignment. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot demo tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly MayfieldRockWare Inc
  12. A user has reported a DLL error running the Safety Factor Calculations in RockPack III on a Windows 10 64-bit computer: Class not registered. You need the following file to be installed on your machine. MSSTDFMT.DLL. This is a DLL which is apparently not installed with newer versions of Windows, and it is required by RockPack III. Solution: 1. Find this DLL: First search your own computer for MSSTDFMT.DLL. If you cannot find it locally, search your company network computers for known safe copies of this DLL (probably from installations of older software). If you cannot find it on your network, you can also do a search on the microsoft.com site. We do not recommend downloading DLLs from "DLL Download" websites. 2. Once you locate a copy of the MSSTDFMT.DLL file, copy it to one of these system folders: If you have a 32-bit computer: c:\windows\system32\ If you have a 64-bit computer: c:\windows\syswow64\ 3. Register the DLL In the Search box on the Windows 10 taskbar, type in: cmd You should see the "Command Prompt, Desktop App" displayed in the results. Right-click on this item and select Run As Administrator. Click Yes if prompted to confirm it's ok for this program to make changes to your system. At the command prompt, type one of the following and press the Enter key: 32-bit: regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msstdfmt.dll 64-bit: regsvr32 c:\windows\syswow64\msstdfmt.dll Note that there is a space between "regsvr32" and "c:\windows\..." If the registration is successful you'll be notified as such. Here is a quick video of how to access the command prompt. 4. Start RockPack III and see if the tools in the Safety Factors Calculations menu now launch. Contact our support group if you need additional information. Molly RockWare Inc.
  13. A new version of RockWorks17 was uploaded to the RockWare website yesterday, with the following changes: New Feature: + Metadata is now created and saved within Grid and Solid models. These data include modeling algorithm and other related settings. Metadata can be viewed/saved as an RCL file or a text report by right-clicking on the RwGrd or RwMod file name in the Project Manager and choosing from the popup menu, or through the Grid or Solid menu Statistics | Metadata menus. This new feature will apply to new models generated in the program. Older models will simply state "no metadata" if a report is requested. + Improved selection/de-selection of children in Rockplot3D Fixes: + The Utilities | Imagery | Rectify program now generates 3D output, if requested. + Imported Surfer Binary grids now calculate the Y Spacing correctly. + RockPlot3D's reporting of the current viewing angle is correctly updated. To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside RockWorks17. Or visit the demo download page: https://www.rockware.com/product/productDemo.php?id=165 where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. (Do NOT uninstall first.) Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired prior to Jan 31, 2018. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer/index.php) if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc
  14. LogPlot 8 2018.1.31

    New versions of LogPlot8 (32-bit and 64-bit) were uploaded to the RockWare website yesterday with the following changes.Fixes: + Fine tuned the placement of Lithology Descriptions that overlapped page tops and bottoms. + Interval text was overlapping the page top and bottom for Center and Bottom Alignment. For a complete list of the recent changes, please visit: https://www.rockware.com/rockworks/revisions/current_logplot_revisions.htm To download this build, use the Help | Check for Updates menu inside LogPlot8. Or visit the LogPlot demo tab (https://www.rockware.com/product/logplot/#tab-product_inquire_form_1494_tab) where you can download the installation program and install the new build right over the top of the existing program. Note that you will not be able to use this new build of the program if your maintenance has expired. Contact RockWare Sales or visit our new Customer Portal (https://www.rockware.com/customer) and either create a new account (new visitors) or log in with your existing account if you would like to update your maintenance. Molly MayfieldRockWare Inc
  15. If you are generating long, continuous logs in LogPlot8, it is possible to run out of memory exporting the log to PDF. Attached here is a document which discusses some of the pagination options which might help. Users are also strongly advised to use the 64-bit version of LogPlot8 if their logs are very long (and if they have a 64-bit operating system!) as it is able to take advantage of more system memory. Cheers, Molly Mayfield RockWare Inc. How to output continuous logs to PDF in LogPlot8.pdf
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