Category Archives: InfoNet

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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What To Do If You Get ‘Record Not Found In Local Datastore’ Error

Once in a while, when committing changes to a network in InfoWorks ICM or InfoNet , you may receive an error such as this one: There are several reasons why this problem may have occurred. Innovyze has resolved many of these … Continue reading

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Dealing With Some Common Invalid Signature Errors

Upon opening InfoWorks ICM or InfoNet or a master database within one of these software platforms, you may encounter an Invalid Signature error preventing you from working in your database. If the error reads something like: INVALID SIGNATURE followed by … Continue reading

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Little Gems Of Functionality – Layer Lists Reassigning Paths

Right clicking on a Layer List and choosing properties from the pop-up menu brings up the Properties dialog box, the ‘Layer List’ tab displays the mapped drive (such as X:\) or UNC paths (such as \\servername to the GIS Layers). … Continue reading

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Small Icons in InfoWorks ICM/Infonet/InfoWorks RS or InfoWorks WS?

Screen resolutions of monitors and laptop screens are getting increasingly higher with 4K screens becoming more and more popular. The 4K screens have an increased pixel density which can mean that some of the icons in InfoWorks ICM, Infonet, InfoWorks RS … Continue reading

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SQL to SET the Video Path on a CCTV Survey

The MSCC4 standard specifies that a survey must contain either a VVR (Video volume reference new vol) or VID (Video file) Defect Code. The Video name then appears in the ‘Remarks’ column, see image below. An SQL Can be used … Continue reading

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When the IIF() Function is Your Friend. Part 2.

Following on from my previous post, which you can read here, on the incredibly useful IIF() function, I have been working on an example of nested IIF() functions. This inserts an IIF() function within another, with another, within another ad-infinitum. … Continue reading

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Floating Licences : Network Dongles vs. Software Keys

Floating licences can be deployed via either Hardware Locks (Network Dongles) or our in-house software based authentication system. Some consider that Hardware Locks provide a more robust solution for organisations with complex network infrastructure and they are currently the preferred solution … Continue reading

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When the IIF() Function is Your Friend

Why is this function your friend? Well because it is flexible, allowing you to choose between two alternatives, which can be simple values or even other functions, including nested IIF functions. The IIF function is defined as follows. IIF(condition, first … Continue reading

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