Models Menu

The Model Menu provides access to a range of different functions and utilities (shown in Models Menu#Figure 1). Models Menu#Table 1 shows a summary of each function.

Figure 1.  Models Menu.


Table 1. Model menu summary.

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Name

Description

New ModelThis function is used to create a new project model. See New Model

Open Model

This function is used to load an existing project. See Open Model.

Close Active Model

This function is used to close the current model. A pop-up message will appear to confirm that the active model will be closed.

Save Model

This function is used to save the active model. See Save Model 

Save Model As

This function is used to save the existing model with a new name or other formats.

Show Active Model

It is possible to have several models open in EFDC_Explorer 10.0, so this function allows users to know which model is running.

View Cell Map

This function lets the user view the I, J map of the model grid. For more details see View Cell Map.

Re-scan OutputThis function is used to re-scan the output of the active model even while the EFDC+ exe is still running. When the function is used in 2DHView, the model results are reset back to the model start time.

Model NestingThis function is used to create a nested model from the larger model. See Model Nesting.

Create Warm StartThis function allows users to create the initial conditions for the model at a specified time. See Create Warm Start.

Generate Report. A summary report of the model general information is provided. This report can be saved, printed, or edited. See Generate Report

Load Project LayoutThis function is used to load the saved model layout. See Project Layout
Save Project LayoutThis function is used to save the format settings of the active model to load later. See Project Layout

Recent Models. This function shows a list of the recently opened model so that they can be opened quickly.

Quit Application. This function is used to close EFDC_Explorer. A confirmation box will appear after clicking on this box.