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iMOD User Manual version 5.2 (html)


2.5Starting iMOD

To start iMOD, click Start on the Windows menu bar and fill in the location and name of the executable: {installfolder}\iMOD_V5_1_X64R.EXE, e.g. D:\iMOD\iMOD_V5_1_X64R.EXE or C:\program files\iMOD_V5_1_X64R.EXE, or double-click on the executable from the Windows Explorer. The Start iMOD window will appear.

Start iMOD window:

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Create a New
iMOD Project

Select this option to refresh the iMOD session and release all memory and maps from previous sessions and start iMOD with an empty drawing list.

Open an existing iMOD Project

Select this option to start iMOD with an iMOD configuration saved by a previous iMOD session. Those configurations are stored in *.IMF files and those listed are found in the folder {USER}\IMFILES. Use the wildcard to select a part of existing *.IMF files in the menu field. Use wildcards as ”*“ (any sign) and ”?¿‘ (any two characters) for specific selections, e.g. *A_??*. The search will be case insensitive and the extension IMF will be added to it automatically. Leaving out any wildcard will act as ”*.IMF“.


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Open an IMF-file
Select and search an *.IMF-file from a different location than those presented in the menu.


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Information of an IMF-file
Click this button to open the selected *.IMF-file in a regular text-editor (Notepad) for inspection or adjustments.


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Delete an IMF-file
Click this button to delete the selected *.IMF file from disk. After that, no recovery is possible.

Sort by:

Select one of the following to sort the list of IMF files:

  • Name Select this to sort the IMF file by Name (case insensitive);

  • Date Select this to sort the IMF file by Date/Time, youngest will be appearing on top of the list;

  • Size Select this to sort the IMF file by Size (largest first).

Preferences …

Click this button to open the Preferences Window.

Start

Click this button to start iMOD with the selected *.IMF file or with an empty drawing list.

Stop

Click this button to stop iMOD

Help…

Click this button to start the iMOD Help Functionality.

Note: iMOD can be started in different ways, alternatively:

In the examples above the iMOD executable iMOD_V5_1_X64R.exe was used; alternatively the 32-bit version of the iMOD executable can invoked, see section 2.2.