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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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, ...
  4. questionWhat data formats can I import?
    Discover and MapInfo Professional can import an extensive range of industry standard and 3rd party data formats. The attached PDFs (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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. questionVIDEO TUTORIAL: Displaying downhole data on drillhole cross sections.
    Select the link below to watch a detailed video tutorial on the display of your downhole data (e.g. assays, lithology, regolith, geophysics, etc) on drillhole cross-sections: Annotating cross-sections with downhole data tutorial This indexed 18 minute/ 70MB FLASH (FLV) streaming tutorial d ...
  7. questionVIDEO TUTORIAL: Displaying drillholes in Discover 3D
    Select the link below to watch a detailed video tutorial on displaying a Discover drillhole project in Discover 3D: Displaying drillholes in 3D tutorial This is a 5 minute/ 21MB FLASH (FLV) streaming tutorial. A library of additional tutorial, product demonstration and webinar videos can b ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. questionHow do I create grade/metal thickness contours in drillhole long/cross-sections or plans?
    It’s 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 ...
  10. questionMy drillhole project does not get created in Discover 2011.
    Occurrence Discover 2011 now creates a temporary SQL database from your input collar/survey/downhole data TAB files, allowing a massive improvement in cross-section generation and downhole annotation rendering (text labels, histograms, trace shades, etc). The structure and integrity of this ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. questionHow do I show my trenches without drillholes?
    Problem How can I create a Trench project without any drillholes, and create cross section, plans and downhole data displays for the Trenchs? Solution In Discover 2011 (13) you can now create "Drillhole" Projects that contain only a Trench Collar without the need for Drillholes. Trench section ...
  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. questionWarning: data file previously named xs_projects is now named ~MAP0029 due to errors during pack operation
    Occurrence: These errors can occur during the final steps of creating a Discover Drillhole Project, using Drillholes>Project Setup. This prevents the user from successfully creating a project and and causes the Drillhole Module to crash. In particular this may occur on Windows 7 or Vista op ...
  16. 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 ...