SMS:Generic Grid Model

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The Generic Cartesian Grid model provides a limited number of tools and options in the Cartesian Grid module.

This article is for the Generic Grid Model.

This model has been discontinued as of SMS 12.1.

Generic Cartesian Grid Coverage

SMS provides the option to work in a Generic Cartesian Grid coverage. Selecting this coverage allows using the Create 2D Grid Frame tool. After creating a grid frame in the map module, use the Map → 2D Grid command to create a Cartesian grid.

The coverage also allows for selecting the grid frame and defining the grid frame attributes before using the Map → 2D Grid command.

The Generic Cartesian Grid Coverage provides a limited number of tools and options in the Cartesian Grid Module.

Creating a Generic Grid

SMS provides the option to work in a Generic Cartesian Grid coverage. Selecting this coverage allows using the Create 2D Grid Frame tool.

  1. Select the Create 2D Grid Frame tool
  2. Click a grid frame in the desired coverage area in the Graphics Window.

After creating a grid frame in the map module, the Map → 2D Grid command becomes available.

Generic Cartesian Grid Tools

The generic grid model has following tools available:

  • Select Grid Cell
  • Create Cartesian Grid
  • Add Contour Label
  • Select Grid Cell Points

To learn more, see Cartesian Grid Tools.

Generic Cartesian Grid Menus

The generic grid model the following standard menus:

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