Author Archives: Idris Nujjoo

About Idris Nujjoo

Idris is the Product Sector Leader for InfoNet and InfoMaster and has been working for Innovyze (and its earlier incarnations) since 2001 and specifically working on InfoNet and Asset Management for the past decade.

Open Data Export Centre – Exporting the Attachments Array

InfoNet has the ability to attach an unlimited number of attachments to any of its objects, which are managed through the attachments array (see image below). This post explains how to export the attachments array information using the Open Data … Continue reading

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Tip & Tricks. Comments in SQLs

Want to make your code understood to colleagues? Want to ignore certain lines whilst developing an InfoNet SQL? A double Backslash ‘\\’ acts as a comment in InfoNet SQL Comments. In computer programming, a comment is a programmer-readable explanation or … Continue reading

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Using the WRc Stylesheet (*.XSL) to Visualise and Display MSCC CCTV XML File.

Not exactly an InfoNet specific post but for those users working with the UK’s WRc’s MSCC Sewer CCTV Survey Standard this blog may be of use, it explains how to better visualise the data exchange XML file. A typical File … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks – Importing Images/Attachments Using the Open Data Import Centre, Selecting the Correct Mapping Fields.

A long time ago now, version 10.5 or earlier, objects in InfoNet had the ability to only store a fixed number of images or attachments. As an example the Manhole Surveys object could only store four images and attachments in … Continue reading

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A Spatial SQL – Selecting Objects from another Table based on their Proximity to a Selection

I’ll use the following example to demonstrate how, with a couple of simple SQL Queries, it is possible to select objects from another table based on their proximity to a current selection of objects. In the following distribution network there … Continue reading

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How to Untangle A String… A Method to Convert a String to Float.

In this BLOG post I’ll outline a method of converting a value in a text field into a number. So whilst I have what appears to be a number such as 43 or 43.0 or 43.67 in a text field, … Continue reading

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Running Spatial Queries on a Selection.

A spatial SQL allows users to make selections or carry out other SQL functionality based on how objects are spatially related to each other. Such as where object as lines ‘cross’ each other. If an object is ‘inside’ another such … Continue reading

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Little Gems Of Functionality – Visualising Structural and Serviceability Defect Scores on the Long Section View.

The long section pick tool has always been a great tool, giving users the ability to display one or more pipes in profile. The CCTV Survey Defects can also be displayed along the pipes, which appear as coloured crosses. The … Continue reading

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Cross Network SQLs – Running an SQL Query Across Multiple Networks

It is possible to run an SQL query across more than one network. This can be achieved by selecting the main menu Tools > Run Query Across Multiple Networks. Let say I am interested in knowing the total length of … Continue reading

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Theming Incidents On Time or Date to Display Most Recent

By default the GeoPlan displays all objects, which can lead to a visually busy display. Displaying all objects also incurs a performance cost, the graphics card processor having to render all objects. Consider the following section of a network displaying … Continue reading

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