Using Survey Folder Maintenance : Working with a Continuous Survey Folder : Adding a Continuous Survey Folder

Adding a Continuous Survey Folder
A continuous survey folder must first be added in Survey Folder Maintenance before working with survey readings in an ISM data grid, report, or graph. Adding a continuous survey folder includes the following tasks:
For a description of the different types of continuous surveys supported in PCS Axis, see Appendix B.
To add a continuous survey folder, follow these steps:
Click the Select ROWs button to open the Select ROWs window (Figure 6-3). Select the pipeline segment(s) with the facilities you want to work with, then click Save to close the window.
Figure 6-3. Select ROWs
Click Modules > Indirect Survey Manager (ISM) to open the ISM module.
Click Data Entry > Survey Folder Maintenance to open the Survey Folder Maintenance window (Figure 6-4).
Note: Clicking the Selected ROWs bar collapses the Selected ROWs panel allowing you to view more of the grid. Clicking the Selected ROWs bar again expands the Selected ROWs panel.
Figure 6-4. Survey Folder Maintenance
Click the Add button to open the Add Record dialog box (Figure 6-5).
Figure 6-5. Add Record
Click Save to display required fields for data entry. Required fields are identified with the icon, such as Start Date and CI Survey Name in the next figure (Figure 6-6).
Type a survey start date in the Start Date field using the format MM/DD/YYYY to indicate the month, day, and year. Or click the down arrow in the field and select a date using a calendar.
Figure 6-6. Add Record
Click Save to close the Add Record dialog box and add a row of records in the grid for the new continuous survey folder (Figure 6-7).
Provide other information about the survey folder as needed. For example, type the surveyor’s name in the Surveyor field; the survey interval in the Survey Interval field; and the name of the company performing the survey in the Vendor field.
Click Refresh to update the grid.
The survey folder is now available for selection when working with survey readings in Edit ISM Data (Data Entry > Edit ISM Data), reports, and graphs.
Figure 6-7. Survey Folder Maintenance