Introduction

Tutorials

Reference

Commands

There are 3 kinds of commands:

Menu bar commands

The menu bar is at the top of the window:

Database

Work with the current databsae




Settings




Filter

Select (Tag)

View



Export

Quick Graph

Multiple Graph

XY Graph, Depth/Elevation Graph, etc. GeoData Manager displays in this menu a list of graph types appropriate for the data sets selected. Click one of these to go to Multiple Graph and display a graph of that type. Note: if you click Multiple Graph in the toolbar, GeoData Manager displays the normally the default graph, which is usually the one you want to see.

Apply to 2nd Worksheet Indicate data sets for multiple graphing.

Clear 2nd Worksheet Undo the above command.

Tools


Windows

You can run several copies of GeoData Manager at the same time, each in a separate window.

Note

The main reason for opening GeoData Manager in other windows is is to work with and perhaps compare different data sets at the same time. The copies are partially synchronised, like this:

Windows options

There are options in the Miscellaneous settings to control GeoData Manager windows:

Help

Help Open this help guide.

Show what's new Open this help guide at What's new.

Request Support, Report an Error, Suggest an Improvement Send an email to GSDS.

Tip of the Day

Check Latest Version Starts your internet browser and connects to the gsds website to display the latest version of GeoData Manager. You can find the version of your copy of GeoData Manager in Help > About GeoData Manager.

About GeoData Manager Has four tabs:


Tool bar commands

Commands from the main toolbar:

Button Action
Details Show or hide the Details tab in the home window.
Tag all Tag all the data sets in the header window.
Untag All Untag all the data sets in the header window.
Sort Change the order of rows in the header window.
Order Change the columns in the header window.
Before using the buttons below, tag some data sets in the header window
Export Header Export header data from the tagged datasets:
Either click the to the right of the button and select an export file type,
Or click the button to use the same file type that you used last time; to see this type, hover the mouse over the button.
Export Tagged Export header and detail data from the tagged datasets:
Either click the to the right of the button and select an export file type,
Or click the button to use the same file type that you used last time; to see this type, hover the mouse over the button.
Report Print a report from the tagged datasets.
Multiple Graph Open a multiple graph from the tagged datasets:
Either click the to the right of the button and select the kind of graph to display,
Or click the button to display the same kind of graph that you used last time; to see this kind, hover the mouse over the button.
Map Output a horizontal slice from the tagged datasets.
Cross-Section Output a slice of data on a vertical cross-section from the tagged datasets.
Process/3D Output data from the tagged datasets in a range of specialized formats.

Tabs and their toolbar commands

A tab can be docked or undocked:

Map view tab

Shows a map of the sites of the data sets in the header window above.

Each site has a symbol:

Symbol Indicates sites with
Blue cross data
Grey dot no data
Red cross data and selected by the filter bar
Red dot no data and selected by the filter bar
Green cross tagged data and the data set is in the header window
Green dot tagged data and the data set is not in the header window
Orange circle sites on a cross section

Zoom

To do this do this
Zoom in Left-click
or Left-hold and drag to right
Zoom out Right-click
Pan (move map) Right-hold and drag
Reset map or graph to default size Left-hold and drag to left

Select

Action does this
Click a site Select the site; the cross turns red
Right-click a site Deselect the site; the cross turns back

You can also:

Add X-Section

Enter a cross section by clicking on the map read more.

X-Sections

Shows or hides selected cross sections. To select which cross sections, click the beside the button and select from the menu. In this menu, labels are cross section names.

Well Traces (only for maps of wells)

Shows or hides traces for selected wells. To select which wells, click the beside the button and select from the menu.

Sites

A site is a symbol (see above), the name of the site (eg a well name) plus well traces (if the site is a well). This button toggles visibility of sites between all sites and a selected sub-set. To select a sub-set, click the beside the button and select from the menu.

Site Labels

A site label is the name of the site (eg a well name). This button toggles visibility of site labels between all sites and a selected sub-set. To select a sub-set, click the beside the button and select from the menu.

Hints

Coordinates

Toggles between East/North and Longitude/Latitude read more.

Detail table tab

Shows the detail data of the data set selected in the header window.

Quick graph tab

Shows a graph of the data set selected in the header window. There are no toolbar commands here. To change the look of a quick graph use the Quick Graph menu.