GPR-SLICE Update - August 14, 2020 838am Pacific  

GPR-SLICE Library Update - July 21, 2020 - 501pm Pacific

New Options

8/11/20 Unicode filenames conversion option in the Transfer Utility menu (to handle import of foreign filenames)

8/2/20 Underscore append character identification for project import for IDS multichannel datasets added

8/1/20 Scrolling scan option for GPS radargams engaged with the bounce button

7/31/20 Scrolling option for GPS radargrams in OpenGL to show N progressive scans - useful for single track GPS surveys with overlap

7/20/20 Improved navigation/slice binning locations on GPS surveys particularly for GPS surveys where navigation is fixed on each scan from the raw log files

7/20/20 Decimal amplitudes written to time slice data files

7/20/20 Improved GPS radargram display in OpenGL

7/20/20 Makeshift fix for 1 scan on RadarTeam log files starting from scan 0 and not scan 1

7/17/20 Frequency of peak amplitude data reduced by 75% by taken data every 4th scan

7/15/20 Non WGS84 coordinate systems can now have Google Earth maps overlaid in OpenGL Volume

7/14/20 L-Edit button added to the OpenGL Volume Draw menu to allow adjusting movement of a point on a line with the "Line" drawing is active with a right mouse button click

7/13/20 XYZA volume export added to 3D Volume pulldown for x,y,z and the raw binary integer (amplitude) value

7/12/20 4 decimals display in the Edit Info File menu requested

7/12/20 Info-append.dat file automatically made for x or y surveys for radargram appending/stitching in the Radar Edit menu

7/2/20 World files in the Pixel Map menu exported in local coordinates and not WGS84

6/28/20 Terminate processing button for cleaner BlueBox Batch operation cancellation added

6/28/20 Horizon-depthN.grd gridded horizon depth grids based on the velocity used during compilation can now be shown in OpenGL, along with HorizonN.grd files which are the sample number of the horizon detected on the radargrams

6/17/20 3D migration of 32 bit volumes available

6/12/20 Auto read on the Offset File button in the Create New Info menu for the Mala Mira multichannel equipment

6/10/20 Overlay of the Relative-Weakest-Reflector added to the OpenGL and Pixel Map menus

6/10/20 Impulse Radar Crossover/PinpointR single baseline auto info file generation added  to Create New Info menu

6/9/20 Orthographic correction on bitmap overlay added backing OpenGL menu

6/4/20 32 bit volume export options available on 3D Volume pulldown menu

6/1/20 Older raster menus, Show Example, Spectra+Gain converted  vector graphics

5/28/20 New GPS scale option to show labeling every constant number of scans - and bypassing the  tagged scans

5/27/20 Scan scale option added to the top of 2D  radargram labeling for regular and GPS profiles, set in the Options menu

5/26/20 Pipe turning juncture option for L to P (line to pipe conversion) added to OpenGL Volume Draw menu

5/23/20 Improved graphic memory for OpenGL by only reading in planes into a 3D color volume and not first into a data array

5/21/20 Full 32 bit integer 3D multichannel -3D direct radar volume generation (beta - not yet available for gridblock projects)

5/20/20 PinPointR and CrossOver Impulse Radar equipment survey wheel reads added to Edit Info File menu

5/14/20 Mala Mira HDR *.rd7 multichannel format added

5/4/20 Multithread grid filtering/smoothing operations available 

5/4/20 Augmented display option 2 in OpenGL following the data outline below the ground imagery

5/1/20 Augmented display option in OpenGL with a sitemap/google map showing the volume below the ground imagery

5/1/20 - Warning message on entering the Radar Edit menu if \radar\ folder radargrams do not have marker detected - i.e navigation applied

4/29/20 2d Time Slice Gridblock menu - for splicing all the 3D binary volumes from a gridblock dataset into comprehensive 2d time slice

4/20/20 KMZ/KML files can now be created even though a coordinate system other than UTM-Universial Transverse Mercator is active in the GPS Track menu, Pixel Map menu and OpenGL

4/19/20 Increased speed in exporting volume data to *.xyzirgb and *.xyzg ascii formats; 2-3 times speed increase in writing ascii time slices

4/15/20 Overlay analysis in the Pixel Map menu now writes out all overlay segments to individual grid files for complete viewing and also uses bitmap stretching for smoother displays

4/15/20 Conversion of 3D volume adjusted for topography for the *.xyzirgb format added onto the 3D Volume pulldown main menu identified as *.xydirgb 

4/14/20 DXF files with elevation,depth labels, and alternate depth labeling written as ",d" added to OpenGL Topo Volume Warp

4/13/20 Conversion of WGS84 lat long to British National Grid OSGB36 using the OSTN36 lookup tables and associated transformations for the most accurate coordinate transformation in the GPS Track menu - in addition GPS track menu revamped with a combobox for coordinate conversion designation - replacing the location in the Create New Info menu

4/11/20 Proceq project folder opens up on the \raw\ folder with *.csv extension files for easier import of the information file

4/10/20 OpenGL Topo Volume Warp menu for gridblocks dataset for topography are also made placed in the Static pulldown menu

4/9/20 Mala GPS format upgraded to represent GPS quality assignment to replace HDOP in the *.cor files

4/8/20 Display lists used in piecemealing isosurface displays to allow for large volume rendering

4/4/20 XZ vector variable profile import added to XYZtoNAV button to automatically make vectors on XZ profiles such as tunnels that are not circular but have unique shapes                                                                                                                                                         

Bug Fixes

8/14/20 SEGY time window read off by 1/nscan*twindow

8/4/20 Vector volume exports on isosurfaces not dimensioned correctly

7/30/20 Multichannel zig-zag file creation

7/25/20 Axes not redrawing for resizing in Hyperbola Search menu after running test migration button

7/25/20 Unnecessary message box on the XYZ to NAV button

7/24/20 Labeling frequency on GPS radargrams with Tracescale engaged, resetting customized tick settings

7/24/20 Filter Analytics menu combining 3 radargrams not working - caused by extra file closing added to radargram displays

7/23/20 ZL button in OpenGL Topo Volume Warp menu being overwritten by the new 0- (minus) button

7/15/20 Downgrade of isosurface code to 9/9/2019 but adding back isosurface export files updates from April 2020 (several computers experiencing flicker displays)

7/14/20 GPS log file creation for various manufactururer equipment getting wrong UTM zone on GPS file creation if bad NMEA string is written on the last file and the last line

7/14/20 Lat/long and Lat/long decimals displays on GPS radargrams not working properly; scan # labeling not working on multi-radargram display

7/13/20 Append button in the Pixel map not naming single grid filenames to be appended properly

7/9/20 Virtualreality clicked radio button chosen lost on opening another existing project

7/7/20 Horizon editingg not working properly with scrolled window

7/7/20 Horizon fast draw for super long radargrams removed

7/7/20 Mala Mira - no multiplex multichannel and mini 8 array not working properly with ArraytoNav button

7/6/20 Show Example button in Slice/Resample menu not working properly for end sample <nscan (short term bug); slice column not showing exact integral sample slicing results corresponding to actual time slices

6/29/20 Bluebox menus not remembering settings unless batch run completed

6/27/20 Horizon erase function and horizon solid displays not working for erased portions of horizons

6/24/20 Extra comma in combobox control for Select Topo File causing issues with Win 7 computers only

6/19/20 Horizon export files positioning off by the distance of 1 scan

6/19/20 Recompile horizon button not working

6/17/20 Redraw of XYpoints in the Radar 2D menu not showing correctly on reverse files 

6/17/20 Migration spherical spreading function not correct for 2D velocity profile models - constant velocity models working correctly

6/17/20 Rectangle object height not scaled properly and incorrect in DXF export files

6/17/20 Line drawing in OpenGL causing crash on DXF export as length for sphere displays incorrectly set - short term bug

6/15/20 Migration effects on edges of radargrams from half hyperbola aperture not properly being weighted

6/11/20 Hilbert 3D clipped data being written as null data

6/8/20 Error trapping for developmental purposes accidentally left in on a 6/7/20 update 

6/5/20 OpenGL XYZ-2D labeling density

6/4/20 Zig-zag multichannel infochannels writing incorrect for all equipment

6/3/20 DXF export in the Pixel Map menu temporarily placed back in the menu

6/3/20 Leftover developer message code left in software when reporting errors in the number of scans being less then the number of markers

6/2/20 64 bit volume display in OpenGL not working since a late May update

6/1/20 Rev Info button not working correcting

6/1/20 Migration aperture setting not working properly with left and right arrow keys 

6/1/20 Plots sizes inside Hyperbola Search menu, not matching test migration plot sizes 

5/30/20 Radar 2d+2d+2d menu memory error when the velocity profile is not synced to the largest samples/scan among the possible 3 different info files - constant velocity depth conversion is only available for multiple radar dual/freq displays 

5/30/20 New scan scale not shutting off

5/29/20 Caltrans Standard removed from Horizon menu

5/29/20 Time label overwriting descriptor

5/26/20 Gridblock edges with several missing cells caused by an April 10 update

5/25/20 Vector projects not showing correct graphical displays of pipe objects in OpenGL

5/22/20 Portions of null radargrams on radar editing in multithread processing causing 0 sample detection

5/20/20 New options for boxcar smoothing sample start/end not added to multithread

5/20/20 Mala user marks not being translated into the *.rd7 32 bit file headers

5/17/20 Threadsafe issues on opening the GPS Track menu while the Edit Info File menu is opened

5/12/20 New gridblock 2d time slice menu  not reading correct values from the global 3d gridblock volume transform 

5/12/20 New test for navigation not working on GPS dataset properly on launch Radar Edit menu

5/11/20 Vector voluming generation zscan filling off  by one value causing a read outside the available binary data

5/10/20 Focus checkbox causing a crash on being unchecke; HelpSet button removed and included in the Focus checkbox

5/6/20 New gridblock pixel map menu showing black null areas in kmz exports

5/5/20 OpenGL XYZ-2D drawing rectangles and xy line location hidden behind Zscan 

5/1/20 Test code message left in launch of OpenGL XYZ-2D menu

4/28/20 Potential crash in the Horizon menu for a GPS radargram where the navigation/info file are not synced

4/28/20 Z offset not being applied to the infochannels.dat file on creation in the Create New Info menu

4/28/20 Depth threshold line display option reading 0 velocity on velocity models with constant or profile

4/27/20 C.overlay button removed as it is replaced by the Depth Threshold operation in the Pixel Map menu; other unused buttons removed

4/26/20 Overlay animations in Pixel Map menu not creating the correct frame start

4/23/20 OpenGL crash when clicking the step+ button 

4/23/20 OpenGL xyz-2d menu opening drawing objects file even though the draw menu not active

4/23/20 World files and KMZ files not cropping time slice images properly

4/21/20 Extract zscans to 2d grid format for gridblock data not working properly

4/21/20 Image cropping not working properly for multiple time slice  displays

4/20/20 OpenGL Topo Volume Warp with gridblock showing some larger seams between blocks

4/20/20 OpenGL xyz-2d x axes labeling on z-scan not looking at the label frequency auto setting, line drawing now showing on the zscan and flickering of border plot 

4/20/20 OpenGL Topo Volume Warp not finding active topography grid file

4/18/20 Overlay time slice header labeling incorrect

4/17/20 Level plane time slice in OpenGL Topo Volume Warp leaving leftover display lists for large volumes

4/17/20 Select topo file menu not working when gridblock menu values active

4/17/20 Extracted topo adjusted volume zscans not showing time/depth labeling in the Pixel Map menu

4/16/20 Message box warning topography grid not active not placed in the XYZIRGB+topo export menu

4/14/20 Potential OpenGL overlay issues with Mac/Apple running parallels

4/13/20 Slice/Resampling Bluebox inactive code removed

4/13/20 GPS NMEA string and Coordinate system comboboxes not remembering settings if buttons not clicked

4/9/20 Test code left in OpenGL Volume Draw menu

4/8/20 Automatic marker labeling not working optimally in the OpenGL XYZ-2D menu

4/6/20 GPS radargram navigation error from update made on 4/5/20 for new multi information profile menu

4/5/20 New option for GPS dual frequency radargram displays not working

4/4/20 OpenGL Volume Draw menu volume shifted to right since the left graphic menu windows units not being accounted for

4/3/20 Multichannel singel swath compilation missing the last channel in the volume

4/3/20 Single rectangular multichannel swath volume display of axis labeling showing extraneous data 

4/2/20 Rectangle object vertical scale starts out of scale in the vertical

4/1/20 Line dots not automatically rendered in OpenGL Volume Draw menu - especially important to shut off rendering for super large utility projects to save graphic memory