What’s New in Leapfrog Hydro 2.5.2
New features and enhancements in Leapfrog Hydro 2.5.2 are:
LAS 1.2 and 2 borehole logs can now be imported into Leapfrog Hydro. This import workflow can handle multiple LAS files and will convert them into a single borehole points table. Imported LAS files can be viewed in 3D as a single object, and columns of data common across all LAS files can easily be used as input into a numeric interpolant. Query filters are automatically created on import for each of the original LAS files, making it easy to see each of the individual files. See Importing LAS Points Down Boreholes for more information.
Imported ESRI Geodatabases and MapInfo batch files are now added to the project tree as part of a parent object. This makes it clear whether individual GIS objects came in on their own or as part of an import from a Geodatabase or MapInfo batch import. These GIS collections can also be reloaded.
In 2014, Leapfrog introduced the ability to use up to 4 cores when processing. Leapfrog Hydro 2.5.2 increases this capability to 8 cores. Those with high end computers with 8-core processors can now access all of their computer’s power to significantly reduce processing times when tackling complex modelling problems.
Updates to Previous Versions
Leapfrog Hydro 2.5
- Exact Mesh Clipping
- Colour Gradients
- Cross Section Layouts
- Set Elevation of Points
- Stratigraphic Sequence Improvements
- Add Interval Mid-points to Surfaces
- Improved Project Tree Controls
- GIS Visibility in the Project Tree
- Improved Tabbed Interface
- Reload GIS Data
- GIS Line from Mesh Intersections
- Fast Copy for Geological Models
- Unshare Polylines
Switch on exact clipping for meshes, removing tags that overhang the clipping mesh.
For more information, see:
- Surface Generation Options in the Editing a Geological Model help topic
- Output Settings for a Numeric Interpolant in the Editing a Numeric Interpolant help topic
Enhance data visualisation with colour gradient import and export. Import colour gradients from various GIS or geophysics packages (.tbl, .clr & .lut).
- Display assay data as bar and line graphs in section layouts.
- Evaluate flow models on cross sections and add to section layouts.
- Display sections in the 3D scene.
- Export section layouts as GeoTIFFs.
To learn more, see the Section Layouts help topic.
Create subfolders to sort and file objects in projects.
Project onto a surface and overwrite the elevation/z value for points. Set the elevation of points that don’t project onto the surface.
To learn more, see the Setting Elevation for Points help topic.
Reduce the number of polyline edits needed. Constrain stratigraphic sequence surfaces using drillhole intervals and contact points.
To learn more about using stratigraphic sequences, see the help topic.
Use extracted mid-points in the Points folder as inputs for surfaces.
Display lines in the project tree to better show relationships. In the Settings window, click on User Interface and enable Show Tree Lines.
More options enable rapid opening or closing of folders. Collapse the entire project by right-clicking on the top of the project tree and selecting Collapse All. Hotkeys for opening and closing folders include:
- Ctrl + shift + left arrow collapses all folders.
- Right arrow expands a collapsed folder or object but keeps child objects collapsed.
- Shift + right arrow expands a collapsed folder or object and child objects.
- Left arrow collapses an expanded folder or object but keeps child objects expanded.
- Shift + left arrow collapses an expanded folder or object and child objects.
Hotkeys work with more than one object selected.
A copy of all GIS data is created on import and projected on the topography. This projected copy is now visible in the project tree underneath the topography object.
In order to improve the way large dialogs interact with the scene view, there are new options in the project Settings window. You can choose whether tabbed dialogs open to the main window, a separate window or where the last tab was moved to. This improvement has been applied to drillhole tables, section layouts, image georeferencing, movie editing and image rendering.
Reload GIS data to reflect changes during the project life-cycle. Automatically re-run and update dependant surfaces and models.
To learn more, see the Reloading GIS Data help topic.
Create a new GIS line from two intersecting meshes. Use this for visualisation or as an input into Leapfrog models.
Rapidly copy the geological model for easier scenario testing.
Create a local copy of any polyline when it is no longer correct or useful to share the same polyline.