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  1. Installing Scheduled Tasks

    For some features in VDV it is necessary to install Scheduled Tasks to run a server side process. This article refers to the following components. Notice that for each component the path and name of the XML import file will be unique. Data Exp...
  2. Export/Import Virtual Variables

    The Export/Import feature of Virtual Variables allows users to update multiple equations quickly.  The format of the file needs to be exactly the same as the Exported file format is. Best Practice is to Export the Virtual Variables needed, up...
  3. Create Displacement Graph

    Go to Setup -> Displacement Graph Click +  to create new Displacement Graph Click  to add variables to the Graph. # Select Site where the data is stored in # Select the Baseline reading # Click  Select Variables  ...
  4. Year Graph

    View current data in reference to historical data. This is a great tool to see how current values compare to previous data. Allowing users to instantly see if current data is within historical limits of data or if the readings are possibly abnormal...
  5. Third Party Basemap Providers

    To support more basemaps it is possible to use third-party services. VDV supports basemaps from Mapbox and MapTiler. To use the services it is necessary to signup for a user account at the third-party service. A user token will then be provided tha...
  6. Server Configuration

    Allow .geojson files In IIS it is needed to add MIME type to support .geojson files. This is needed to add layer files to the GIS. Open IIS and navigate to VDV Website Select MIME Types Check if .geojson Extension is in the list If not then ...
  7. Installing Custom Alarm

    After Alarm update 1.1.6 or later the following modification need to be made to get the Custom Alarms fully functional: Open up Task Scheduler Edit the Task vdv - Custom Alarm Go to the action Tab Edit the Action Start a program Make sure it i...
  8. Gauges

    Gauge Compass To add Compass Gauge to the Dashboard go to Setup > Dashboard and create new or edit existing Dashboard. Create new box on the Dashboard by clicking the plus button. Select the type Gauge Compass > Select Variable NOTE: Any v...
  9. Installing Data Source File Import

    Before using Data Source File Import then a few manual steps are needed after the component has been installed from the VDV Store. It is recommend that an IT person make these changes. Edit php.ini Open php.ini (located by default under C:\Vist...
  10. File Import

    To Access:  Data Source -> File Import File Format and File Location must be configured before adding a new File. Click the  button in top-right corner to add a new File to VDV. Data files can either be Incremental or Single ...