Loading a Model

Step-by-step guide

1. To open an existing project click Model on main menu toolbar then select Open Model (or from keyboard press Ctrl+O), highlighted in Figure 1.

Figure 1. Open Model button (1)

2. Or click on the Open Model icon on the main menu toolbar as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2. Open Model button (2)

3. The Select Directory: Open Operation form is then displayed as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3. Select Directory window

In Figure 3, the directory displayed will be the last project directory opened.  The last 30 projects are available in the drop-down list located near the bottom of the form.  The panel on the right shows the files contained in the selected directory.  For Open operations, the EFDC.INP file must exist in the directory.

Drag & Drop

The user can alternatively load an EFDC project using Windows Explorer and after browsing to the project folder (or parent folder), select one of the following items and then drag it to anywhere in EE interface. EE accepts the following files to be dragged and dropped:

  • EFDC project folder
  • EFDC.EE file
  • *.INP files