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The Irrigation-Manager is programmed to function context-dependent, which means that all functions in the menu, the tabs, all icons and the right-click functions are only available if the function can be applied at this point. If this is not the case the function is grayed out.

The menu item objects can also be accessed with right-click in the Irrigation-Manager. It deals mainly with administrative functions and the creation of objects.

SymbolFunctionDescriptionLink
GroupCreates a new group in the upper object tree.Object tree > Group
Irrigation ProjectCreates a new irrigation project in the lower object tree.Project start
Outline tracingDetects new areas with the option outline tracing and adds them into the upper object tree.Konturen
Select existing areaDetects areas and adds them into the upper object tree.Objects

A detailed description of the editing function can be found in Object tree > Functions.

SymbolFunctionDescription
CutCuts out objects or object tree structures and saves them to the clipboard.
CopyCopies objects or object tree structures and saves them to the clipboard.
InsertAdds previously cut or copied objects or object tree structures into the object tree.
DeleteDeletes objects or object tree structures.

Via the menu item Irrigation the irrigation components for the water distribution are created.

SymbolFunctionDescriptionLink
Set sprinklers automaticallyCreates automatically a new sprinkler on the basis of radius and angle.Create Irrigation > Set sprinklers automatically
Set a specific sprinklerPlaces a sprinkler into the drawing with manually specifying the group, case, and nozzles.Create Irrigation > Set a specific sprinkler
Set specific rectangle sprinklerAfter specifying the group, case and nozzle, this sprinkler will be set in the drawing.Create Irrigation > Set specific rectangle sprinkler
Draw drip pipeCreates a line that can have materials allocated to in the Irrigation-Manager.Create Irrigation > Draw drip pipe
Draw drip pipe areaCreates an area that can have materials allocated to in the Irrigation-Manager.Create Irrigation > Draw drip pipe area

The menu item Connections contains all components for distribution, inlets, and controls to create a complete irrigation system.

SymbolFunctionDescriptionLink
Set water connectionInserts a water connection (with image) into the drawing.Set Connections > Set water connection
Draw pipeCreates a water pipe from the water connection to valve unit.Set Connections > Draw pipe
Set valve unitInserts a valve unit (with image) into the drawing.Set Connections > Set valve unit
Draw valve circuitCreates a valve circuit with the selected sprinklers.Set Connections > Draw valve circuit
Set field control systemInserts a field control system (with image) into the drawing.Set Connections > Set field control system
Draw cableCreates a linear connection between the field control unit and the connection for the power supply.Set Connections > Draw cable

Materials used in a drawing can be collected in a material list. These lists can be saved, printed, or exported to other specification programs as GAEB-file.

FunctionDescriptionLink
CreateCreates a material list from an object tree including its contained objects and inserts it into the materials catalogue.Material list > Create
PrintCreates a material list from an object tree including its contained objects and prints it.Material list > Print
as GAEB-fileCreates a material list from an object tree including its contained objects and exports it as GAEB-file.Material list > Export as GAEB-file
as CSV-fileCreates a material list from an object tree including its contained objects and exports it as CSV-file.Material list > Export as CSV-file
to ExcelCreates a material list from an object tree including its contained objects and exports it to Excel.Material list > Export to Excel
FunctionDescriptionLink
Create legendCreates a material legend from the object tree including its contained objects or from the drawing and inserts it into the drawing.Generate material legend
Refresh material catalogueRefreshes the material catalogue selected in the pre-settings.Use Materials > Refresh material catalogue
Open material catalogueOpens the DATAflor BUSINESS material catalogue.Access to the Material Catalogue
Add catalogueA new catalogue can be imported into the Irrigation-Manager.Use Materials > Add catalogue
Open checklistOpens the document Checklist Irrigation Plan to conduct a comprehensive inventory analysis where all necessary information to the project is listed.Checklist Irrigation plan
Recalculate sprinklerWhen specifying new values for Pressure Sprinkler and Pressure Nozzle the automatically detected sprinklers are recalculated and, if required, new sprinklers are applied.Check and edit Irrigation > Recalculate sprinkler
Specify heightsSub-ordinate sprinklers inherit the specified maximum difference in height to the water source.Check and edit Irrigation > Specify heights
Case-regulated pressureSub-objects inherit the property Case-regulated pressure. Additionally the specified values for the maximum pressure for nozzles and sprinklers are recorded.Check and edit Irrigation > Case-regulated pressure
Inherit propertiesSub-objects inherit the settings of an hierarchial higher objects. Manually defind object properties will be overwritten.Check and edit Irrigation > Inherit properties
Refresh drawing orderFor the graphic layout of the irrigation objects the drawing order can be refreshed. For that, the drawing order can also be refreshed automatically. Because refreshing of drawing objects can take a long time due to numerous objects, this option is turned off by default in the Tab Properties.Tabs > Properties
Edit hose orderGenerates a list with hoses where the hose order and therefore the allocation of hose intersection signs for crossing lines can be changed.Check and edit Irrigation > Intersecting hoses

Icons without menu entry

SymbolFunctionDescriptionLink
Zoom in on objectsWith this function either the object marked in the object tree or the complex part of the tree structure is ZOOMed in on and displayed the background. This way, objects listed in the object tree can be located in the drawing. The zoom factor can be regulated in the Object-Manager.Options > Tab General
SaveWith this function current changes are saved to the drawing.
UndoUndo refers to the last change of certain procedure, eg. allocation of sprinklers.
EditWith Edit drawing objects like pipes and vent circuits can be reviewed.

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