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Contour Surface Analysis (v8i)

Found within Surface Analysis, the Contours option defines and draws surface contours.

Contours Interval tab

On the Interval tab of the Contours panel, adjust the contour intervals and colors as desired.


Contours Levels tab

On the Levels tab of the Contours panel, check the Level Annotation box to display contour elevations.  Annotation frequency may be adjusted with the Annotate with Levels every dialog box, values are in project units.


Contours Smoothing tab

On the Smoothing tab of the Contours panel, select from the list box to change the intensity of the contour smoothing.

Select Next to generate and display the contours.  This also presents the Surface Analysis Review panel.


Surface Analysis Review panel

The Surface Analysis Review panel offers check boxes to Delete Analysis from the Display, and to Compress Model and Drawing Files.

Click <Back to redo the contour generating criteria, click Next> to return to Surface Analysis, or click Finish to end.

Rename Temporary Model panel

If a string model was used for this Surface Analysys, then you will be prompted to either Delete or Rename the temporary triangle model generated for this analysis.  Choose Delete and then click OK to end Surface Analysis.

Related Pages

The Surface Analysis panel is the entry to 10 surface analysis options:

  1. Contours
  2. Elevation Bands
  3. Slope Bands
  4. Aspect Bands
  5. Flat Spots
  6. Steep Slopes
  7. Flow Arrows
  8. Simple Profile
  9. Display Triangulation  (Refer to MX Triangulation for triangle model generation)
  10. Catchment Areas

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