Tutorial – Step 1. Open the Sample RDII Analyst Project in InfoSWMM

Step 1. Open the Sample RDII Analyst Project

All of the @innovzye sample files are in the Public Documents/ Name of Software / Examples folder

The file and directory you need are

C:UsersPublicDocumentsH2OMAP SWMMExamples


for H2OMap SWMM (H2OMap SWMM files end in .HSM)

InfoSWMM (InfoSWMM file end in MXD and are Arc Map files)C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamples


InfoSWMM (InfoSWMM file end in MXD and are Arc Map files)

MXD Files are (When a map is saved a new file extension is created (.mxd). This file does not save the layers or spatial data with it, only the relative pathnames. What this means is if the data used in the map is not in the same location as the previous time it was opened there will be an error. This assists with keeping the file small and reduces the amount of redundancy in data management.)

1. In the ARCMAP window, select AN EXISTING MAP option in the START USING ARCMAP WITH area and then click OK. If the ARCMAP window is not shown, simply choose OPEN command from the FILE menu. On the OPEN dialog box, navigate to the directory containing the “SampleRDIIANALYST” project and choose that file.

2. C:UsersPublicDocumentsInfoSWMMExamplesSampleRDIIANALYST.MXD (may be different for custom installations)

3. Go to the TOOLS menu, choose EXTENSIONS, and click on the InfoSWMM checkbox and then click on CLOSE button. Click on the PURPLE DOWN ARROW icon ( ) to initialize InfoSWMM. When initialized, the icons on the InfoSWMM toolbars will be enabled for use.

4. Before continuing, save the “SampleRDIIANALYST” project to a new project name. If you wish to restart the tutorial, the original project will be available. Choose the SAVE AS command from the FILE menu. On the dialog box, enter the new project name “Tutorial”. This becomes the active project.

The first step is to use the Menu command

to open up RDII Analyst. The following is the InfoSWMM H2OMAP SWMM network in inverse colors.

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