Model Group

The data and results in the master database is organised into a flexible hierarchy, which groups the elements of the database into manageable units.

The top level of the database hierarchy is either a Master Group or a Model Group. All other database items reside within a Model Group. A Model Group may reside within a Master Group.

Model Groups may be used to:

The Model Group and its contents are managed using the Explorer Window.

Creating a model group

To create a Model group:

  1. Right-click on Master Database in the Explorer Window or on a Master Group.
  2. Select New | Model group from the popup menu. The New Master Database Item Dialog will be displayed.
  3. In the New Name Model Group dialog, type a name for the Model group or accept the default name.
  4. Click OK to create the group.

Applying model group items to the network

Many of the database items within model groups can be applied to the network by dragging and dropping the item from the Explorer Window onto the GeoPlan Window.

It is also possible to drag and drop a model group onto the GeoPlan Window. In this case, all applicable items within the model group will be applied to the network in order (order displayed when items in the tree are sorted by default).

Special cases are as follows:

Database Items

Explorer Window