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  1. questionWhat data formats and file types can I import?
    Discover and MapInfo Professional can import an extensive range of industry standard and 3rd party data formats. The attached PDF (bottom of the page) list all supported formats under the following categories, and for each format details the location of the required import tool. Tabular and V ...
  2. questionI cannot edit my Drillhole tables
    Occurrence In Discover 2016 or later, when I open my drillhole project and go to edit the data in a browser, I cannot edit it. Solution As MapInfo and TAB files are 2D only, Discover needs to import and convert these into a suitable 3D database format in the background when opening/creating ...
  3. questionVIDEO TUTORIAL: Displaying drillholes in Discover 3D
    A detailed video tutorial on displaying a Discover drillhole project in Discover 3D: Additional tutorials can be found on the MapInfo youtube channel, in the MapInfo Discover Tutorials playlist. Subtitles are available for this.
  4. questionVIDEO TUTORIAL: Displaying downhole data on drillhole cross sections.
    A detailed demonstration on the display of your downhole data (e.g. assays, lithology, regolith, geophysics, etc) on drillhole cross-sections: Additional tutorials can be found on the MapInfo youtube channel, in the MapInfo Discover Tutorials playlist. Subtitles are available for this.
  5. questionDrillhole Pierce Points; a powerful way to analyze and enhance your long-sections
    Released in Discover 2014, the Create Pierce Point Layer tool (within the Section Manager) converts downhole intervals into fully-attributed MapInfo Professional Point symbols. This significantly enhances the display and analytical options for this data on long- and cross-sections, such as: A ...
  6. questionHow do I display voxel / block models on my cross-sections?
    Discover 2012 introduced the powerful ability to export voxel models as vector slices along multiple cross-sections. These vector slices are automatically associated with the cross-sections (i.e. automatically recognised and handled by the Section Manager), and comprise a polygon for each inte ...
  7. questionHow to display high-grade intercepts on drillhole sections, and create informative labels for them.
    Occurrence Are you trying create and effectively display high-grade intercepts on your cross-sections and long-sections? Here are some pro-tips. Solution 1/. Ensure you have composited your downhole assay table with the appropriate method / parameters (using Drillholes>Downhole Composit ...
  8. questionHow do I highlight different drillhole types on a section, such as Planned holes, or RAB vs RC vs DDH?
    Solution A couple of tips that may assist you with the current version of Discover (v2013). 1/. To highlight 'Planned' holes. In addition to adding the planned hole/s' collar (and survey entries if needed) information, add a single lithology entry for each planned hole to the lithology table, ...
  9. question"Unable to find the requested .NET framework Data Provider. It may not be installed."
    Occurrence When opening a TAB file with the GraphMap module, a Application Warning (System.Argument.Exception) is shown "Unable to find the requested .NET framework Data Provider. It may not be installed." This or similar warnings may occur in other Discover modules, such as when creating a pro ...
  10. questionHow do I regenerate a section?
    Occurrence Existing drillhole cross-sections and plans may need to be updated after updates and additions to a drillhole projects collar, survey and/or downhole data tables. Examples of changes to these files that may warrant section regeneration include: - new drillholes are added to a p ...
  11. questionHow do I create grade/metal thickness contours in drillhole long/cross-sections or plans?
    Itís a simple three step process to produce your grade-thickness contours: ∑ Calculate the grade-thickness values ∑ Grid these in either the long or cross section or a collar plan ∑ Contour this grid The procedure is outlined in the following steps. It requires your drillhole data to be part of ...
  12. questionDrillhole validation issues and how to resolve them
    Discover's new drillhole project Validation Tool (in version 2011) is a powerful and comprehensive error-checking facility, essential for problem-free section/plan generation and annotation. This tool will consecutively check the project's collar, survey and downhole data tables as assigned du ...
  13. questionHow do I calculate the minimum/maximum/average downhole value for each drillhole?
    Simply select Discover>Geochem menu. then select Geochem>Summary Statistics. In this dialog, select the Downhole table, the fields to calculate (hold Ctrl key + left click to select multiple), and set the Grouping field as the HoleID. Tick and un-tick any properties to you wish to include ...
  14. questionEncom fonts files are missing or black square symbols are appearing
    Occurrence After upgrading/installing Discover, the symbols such as Collar and EOH symbols on sections and certain map symbols are displaying as black Squares. Solution After installing/upgrading Encom Discover, you will need to restart Windows to complete the update of the Encom ET font files.
  15. questionQuerying the EOH (end-of-hole) geology for each drillhole in a project
    The following example uses a a downhole geology/lithology table called Lithology, with a target field called GeolCode. After opening the Drillhole Project, Run the Drillholes>Calculate Maximum and EOH Values tool, and populate as follows: Two options exist for analysing EOH data; either Use ...