AHGW:Import XS2D Image Wizard

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The Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog is accessed by clicking AHGW Build XS2D Background Icon.png Import XS2D Image Wizard on the Arc Hydro Groundwater Toolbar. This tool helps register a digital cross section image for use in building 2D cross sections in ArcGIS.

The dialog contains the following pages:

  • Step 1: Cross Section Setup
  • Step 2: Image Registration
  • Step 3: Cross Sections Panels and Panel Dividers
  • Step 4: Grid Lines

Cross Section Setup

The Step 1 page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog

The following sections, options, and fields are available:

  • Section Line Properties section – Not user editable. Lists attributes of the selected section line.
  • Cross Section Setup section
    • XS2D Catalog Table – Select the XS2D catalog table from the drop-down. The default is "XS2D_Catalog".
    • Default output workspace – Displays the absolute path to the output workspace. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Select Output Workspace dialog where a new output workspace can be created.
  • Image File section
    • Image file used for creating the XS2D Cross Section – Displays the absolute path to an image file. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Open XS2D Image File dialog where an image file can be selected.
  • Image Registration Options section
    • Horizontal (X-Coordinate) registration option – Radio button. Select either "Use endpoints of section line" or "Use selected intermediate registration points".
  • Next – Switches to the second page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Cancel – Cancels any changes and exits the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.


Image Registration

The Step 2 page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog

The following sections, options, and fields are available:

  • Image section – Displays the image entered in the Image file used for creating the XS2D Cross Section field of the previous page.
  • Coordinates section – Displays coordinates for the X left and right and Z top and bottom of the image.Only the Z Top and Z Bottom are editable.
  • Back – Switches back to the first page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Next – Switches to the third page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Cancel – Cancels any changes and exits the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.


Cross Sections Panels and Panel Dividers

The Step 3 page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog

The following sections, options, and fields are available:

  • Cross Section Panels section
    • Output panel feature class – An optional path. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Save Panel Features As dialog where a new feature class can be entered and saved.
  • Panel Dividers section
    • Output panel divider feature class – An optional path. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Save Panel Divider Features As dialog where a new feature class can be entered and saved.
    • Maximum elevation to draw the panel divider – A decimal value for the maximum elevation at which to draw the panel divider.
    • Minimum elevation to draw the panel divider – A decimal value for the minimum elevation at which to draw the panel divider.
    • Suggest Values Based on Image Registration – Click to populate the above two fields with suggested values based on the image registration being used.
  • Back – Switches back to the second page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Next – Switches to the fourth page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Cancel – Cancels any changes and exits the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.


Grid Lines

The Step 4 page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog

The following sections, options, and fields are available:

  • Output major grid feature class – An optional path. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Save Major Grid Features As dialog where a new feature class can be entered and saved.
  • Output minor grid feature class – An optional path. Click Dot dot dot button.png to bring up the Save Minor Grid Features As dialog where a new feature class can be entered and saved.
  • Grid Extent section – Listed clockwise from the top:
    • Maximum elevation – Enter a decimal value for the maximum elevation.
    • Right – Enter a decimal value for the right extent.
    • Minimum elevation – Enter a decimal value for the minimum elevation.
    • Left – Enter a decimal value for the left extent.
    • Suggest Extent Based on Image Registration – Click to populate the above four fields with suggested values based on the image registration being used.
  • Grid Spacing section
    • Horizontal distance between vertical major grid lines – Integer value.
    • Vertical distance between horizontal major grid lines – Integer value.
    • Number of minor grid lines between major vertical grid lines – Integer value.
    • Number of minor grid lines between major horizontal grid lines – Integer value.
    • Suggest Grid Spacing – Click to populate the above four fields with suggested grid spacing values.
  • Back – Switches back to the third page of the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Finish – Saves the values and closes the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.
  • Cancel – Cancels any changes and exits the Import XS2D Image Wizard dialog.