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  1. Import Historical data (MOD File)

    If needed to import old historical data into the database it is possible to do so manually. Data Import can also update/modify the data in the database (if incorrect data has been imported). The procedure is to create a MOD file with the time period...
  2. Using Data Handling to get rid of Bad/Wrong data

    There are many reasons why the wrong data or erroneous data ends up in the .dat files that is being imported into the VDV database. This tip shows how Data Handling can be used to take care of this problem. Open up the .dat files that is being imp...
  3. Skip NaN Alarms

    To Access:  Setup-> Alarm If a NaN value is imported into the database then VDV will default issue a HighHigh Alarm. Possible it to configure each Site in VDV to not send this alarm out. Open Alarm Setup for selected Site At the bot...
  4. Histogram

    Histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of data. Select between Frequency (Each bin is displayed as percentage of the total samples on the Y-axis) or Occurrences (Each bin is displayed as number of occurrences of the total...
  5. Graph

    The Graph option in the Dashboard feature valuable add on to VDV plotting possibilities. Write in a name for the left Y-axis. The Auto Scale check mark is default checked and if it is unchecked two new fields appear where it is possible to select ...
  6. Diurnal

    The Diurnal Graph displays the average values hour by hour for all 24 hours of the day. If the time period is more than a single day then the graph shows the average value for every one hour period for those days. If the time period is 7 days then t...
  7. Distribution Wind Rose

    Note: Wind Rose doesn’t show unless some variable on selected site has a Wind Direction (°) defined as a unit. Wind Rose displays variables in context to wind direction. Select Site and Variable for Wind Direction. Select a variable ...
  8. Alarm Overview

    Select exactly what information is displayed in the Alarm Overview Table. For particular projects it is not necessary to display all options available so valuable space is not being wasted on the Dashboard. Select from what Owners and Sites what...
  9. Basic buttons and controls

    Click on this button to hide the configurations and see how the Dashboard looks in Full Screen. Give the Dashboard a name. Select Owner for the Dashboard. Select height for the Dashboard. It is possible to select between Continuous and Ones Scre...
  10. Site Setup

    To access: Menu > Setup > Site Here is is possible to see list of all sites in the system. They are indicated with if they are active and if they are inactive. Inactive sites do not import any new data. In the top right corner there is a se...