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Add custom data to profile with User Data Extensions

  Product(s): WaterGEMS, SewerGEMS, CivilStorm, StormCAD, PondPack, SewerCAD, HAMMER, WaterCAD
  Version(s): 08.11.03.19+ , 10.XX.XX.XX
  Area: Output and Reporting

Problem

Is it possible to add text files through the Chart Options for a profile (accessed through Series > Data Source)? When attempting this nothing appears to happen.

Problem ID#: 86941

Solution

If you go to Tools > User Data Extensions, you can add data fields specific to a project. So, if you have some sort of reported pressure value, for instance, and wanted that displayed on the profile, this should be possible. You would need to create the User Data Extension (UDX) for the element. There are a number of different options, including a "Real" number field. Once it is created and has the correct units and formatting, you can then add this field to the element flextable by clicking the Edit button and finding the name of the UDX in the available columns section. You can then copy and paste the values from your spreadsheet into the flextable (be very careful that the sorting of the flextable matches the spreadsheet).

Once the values for the UDX are entered, open the profile and select the Profile Series Options button. Look for the field "User Defined" and expand this. The UDX field should be there. If you check the box beside it, the data will be viewable in the profile.

There is another option to include Time Series Data into a model, but this is mainly used for graphs. You can find this by going to Components > Time Series Field Data.

 

See Also

Creating User-Defined Profile Settings 

How can I see the existing ground profile in the Engineering Profile View? 

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