The Powerful Domain Manager in InfoSWMM and InfoSWMM SA for SWMM5 Modeling
A Domain is a temporarily selected subset of network components. The Domain can be used for a variety of purposes including:
- Assigning values globally "on the fly" through the Group Editing on Domain options.
- Selecting a subset of the network for contouring, annotating, etc.
- Restricting the database records that are available for editing using the Database Editor.
- Creating Selection Sets (see Selection Sets).
- Restricting model results to identify network components that are chosen as a part of a Domain.
- In general, Domain Manager is used as a quick editing feature by selecting subset of network elements. In the contrary, the Facility Manager is used to select elements (e.g., subset of a drainage system) to be considered during model simulation. In other words, only the facilities selected (active facilities) are considered during simulation, and inactive (deactivated) facilities are regarded as non-existent. For more information click the following links:
- Domain Manager Description
- Domain Manager Methodology
- Domain Manager Example
To initiate the Domain manager dialog box, shown below, do one of the following:
- If you are using the InfoSWMM SA ribbon choose the Domain Manager (if you are using H2OMap SWMM or InfoSWMM the ribbon shows the command organization of the SWMM interface GUI’s
- From InfoSWMM Tools Menus
- From InfoSWMM Control Center Toolbar, click on InfoSWMM button
- Select the Tools menu, and click on the Domain Manager .
- From InfoSWMM Edit Network Toolbar
- From H2OMAP SWMM Tools Menu
- Select Domain and click on the Domain Manager .
- From H2OMAP SWMM Edit Toolbar
- Click on the (i.e. Domain Manager) button, and you will see the following dialog box.
Apply to Active Facility Only – This check box applies to active facilities created from the Facility Manager only. If not checked, selection will include all elements, regardless of active/inactive status.
- Map Selection – Pick the network components to be included in the domain in the map view. Using the mouse, drag and drop a rectangle around the area to be selected or select individual elements. When selection is completed right click and either select Enter to accept the selection or Cancel to disregards the selection and exit.
- DB Query – Define those network components to be included in the domain by way of a database query statement
- Query Set – Define those network components to be included in the domain with a query set (a collection of individual database query statements).
- Selection Set – Include those components in an existing selection set into the domain.
- Special Query – Include all network components that meet the criteria of one of the special predefined queries. Examples of special queries are all rdii nodes, all controlled elements, etc.
- Network – Include all network components, or alternately, all components of a single component type, in the facility set/domain.
- Network Path – Allows the user to select a group of elements along a path by selecting the beginning and end node. A path is automatically selected connecting the beginning and end points and entered into the domain. The path selection process will attempt to find the shortest distance between selected node points. If a particular path is desired, short segments can be selected and joined together or added to an existing domain.
Other ButtonsContent of the Domain Manager dialog box are described below:
|Element Source||Lets you specify or select the data elements to be included in the Domain.
|Apply to Active Facility Only||This check box applies to active facilities created from the Facility Manager only. If not checked, an option like all elements will include all InfoSWMM elements, regardless of active status.|
|Add||Adds the specified components (using an option from the Element Source panel) to add to elements to the Domain. Once elements are selected and added to a Domain, you may optionally remove facilities from the Domain using the Remove button.|
|Replace||Replace the existing Domain by the new one. It clears the existing Domain, and creates Domain out of the newly selected elements.|
|Remove||Remove the specified components (using one of the options from the Element Source panel) from the Domain. This option is active only after you have added components with the Add buttons.|
|Sub-Select||Re-selects a graphically selected set of components from the current Domain and removes from the active Domain those elements not selected by the Sub-Select.|
|Inverse||Clears the existing Domain, and creates Domain out of the elements not currently included in the Domain.|
|Clear||Clears/removes the Domain.|
|Save||Remembers the Domain. You can retrieve this Domain at any time by choosing the Restore button.|
|Restore…||Retrieves the most recently saved Domain and activates that Domain.|
|Close||Closes the dialog box|