SnapPlus 2.0: Good Things to Know

tenderlaΛογισμικό & κατασκευή λογ/κού

13 Δεκ 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 8 μήνες)

94 εμφανίσεις

SnapPlus

2.0

Good Things to Know

August 26, 2013

Convert

SnapPlus
V1 farms to V2

Use to convert your farm data to the latest version


One farm at a time


All farms in a
folder


Does not change V1 farm data

Context Sensitive Help

Use ? Icon for screen specific help

Use F1 for control specific help

Grids


Alternate row colors


Bold headers for required data


Sorting grids


Multi
-
cell
editing


Active On/Off for fields


Splitter bars between grid
areas on some
screens. Click
on a blue line then drag to
give you more working space.



Soil Tests


You may not edit soil test averages.


The test averages are automatically calculated when
any sample values change.

Daily Log

Use to record
completed
manure
spreading


CAFO farms
may want to use for mechanical manure applications only
because these records go into report.


Can be used for
biosolids

and
grazing applications too, not fertilizer.


Send to Applications

enters the log entries in the crop year applications.


With the
All

option you are given the option to remove your planned
applications.


For the
Import

function you must have Excel
installed


Working on allowing spreader rates
vs

‘# Loads’



Reports

PDF for read
-
only reports

Print or page layout, similar to Word

Search for words in report

Reports


Data Dump

Data dump for
creating your
own
reports


Generates Excel data file


Data names in the 1
st

row


Use Excel Pivot Table or Charts


Import into Access or other report generators

Fields: Active, Sub
-
Farms + Groups


Turn on/off Fields using Active flag in Fields screen.


A field can be in at most 1 Sub
-
Farm.


Create Groups by selecting fields by hand or use search with soil or crop data.


Active, Sub
-
Farms
and Groups can be used to
limit the fields
for
the
fields screen,
rotation wizard,

cropping, reports and elsewhere.

Cropping Screen


Scroll bar for navigating crop years.


Minimize/Maximize

the label area.


Hide/Show

Rotation information


Note: Help ? Icon


Tools Menu: Import Rotation

Use to import a rotation from the shared database.

1.
Share

rotations to the database
in the
Rotation
E
ditor
.

You will have to match up the
manure/fertilizer source names.

2
.

Import
rotations to a different
farm using Import Rotations.



Note: Help Icon

View Menu


Confirm deletes


Checked
-

You will be prompted to
confirm when you try to delete a record.


Unchecked


You will be prompted when
attempting to delete multiple records.


Reset ALL to original sizes


Use to restore the
screen size and grid column widths to their
design values.


Reset grid column widths


Use to restore all
grid column widths to their design values
.


Preferences



Show settings for paths, # of
recent databases, etc.


Nutrient applications by season



New for next
release


Archive

Use after your plan has been submitted.


Saves a copy of your farm data with a timestamp.


May save as a compressed
.zip

file or a normal
.
snapDb

farm file.


Saves to the
Archive

folder where your farm resides or
you
may select any folder.

Snapshot


Use
while working to
save a copy of your data
in case you need to undo
changes


Save snapshot
for a
compressed copy of your farm data with a timestamp
.


Revert to last snapshot
to undo your changes


Saves to the
Backups

folder where
your
farm resides.


Only
backs up when
you select
Snapshot
.


Auto purges your snapshots at 30 copies


Turn auto purge off/on under
View | Auto Purge


Change purge options under
Tools | Manage snap shots

The System


Model run speeds depend on the number of
CPUs
-

Most recent computers have 4


XP

Models can’t run in distributed mode

Snapshots and archives cannot be saved as
.zip

files.


VISTA

Checking for a Network connection can be very slow

Turn
View | Check for version update

off


Windows
7 is preferred and Windows 8 does work.


Sqlite

database: Easily accessible

.
snapdb

file type

Double
-
click will open

Win 7 Start Menu

with recent files

Search for *.
snapdb

Getting Help

snapplus.wisc.edu


FAQ


How to Videos


Users Manual


Google Search