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CONTENTS OF TOPOBASE ADMINISTRATOR COURSE


Chapter 1: Topobase System Architecture
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
1.1 Autodesk Topobase Architecture
1.1.1 Overview
1.1.2 Components
1.1.3 Functionalities
1.2 Autodesk Topobase Components
1.2.1 Database Server
1.2.2 Topobase Client
1.2.3 Topobase Administrator
1.2.4 Industry-Specific Modules
1.3 Installation Considerations
1.3.1 Setup
1.3.2 Topobase Server Administrator
1.4 Chapter Summary
Chapter 2: Basics
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Launching Autodesk Topobase Administrator
2.3 Workspace
2.3.1 What Is a Workspace?
2.3.2 Creating a Workspace
2.3.3 Assigning documents
2.4 Data Model Administrator
2.4.1. Documents
2.4.2 Topics
2.4.3 Feature Classes
2.4.4 Domains
2.4.5 System Tables
2.5 Creating a New Document
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Modules
2.5.3 Extensions
2.5.4 Units
2.5.5 Spatial
2.5.6 Jobs
2.6 Importing x,y Coordinates from an Excel Spreadsheet
2.7. Area Topology
2.7.1 Define the area topology
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2.7.2 Topology checker
2.8 Data Checker
2.8.1 Data check process
2.8.1 Define the data checker
2.8.2 Define a scheduled data checker
2.9 System Tables
2.10 Chapter Summary
Chapter 3: Display Models
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Generating a Default Display Model
3.3 Saving a Display Model
3.3.1 Repository Base Path
3.3.2 XML File Types
3.3.3 Display Model with One Display Model Map
3.3.4 Display Model with Multiple Display Model Maps
3.4 Display Manager
3.5 Data Connections
3.5.1 Connecting to Autodesk Topobase Data
3.5.2 Connecting to Other Types of Feature Data
3.6 Symbolizing Data
3.6.1 Point Style
3.6.2 Symbol Style
3.6.3 Area Style
3.6.4 Line Style
3.6.5 Label Style
3.6.6 Topobase Enhanced Style
3.6.7 Topobase Dynamic Stylization
3.7 Generating Graphic
3.7.1 Generating Graphics with a Viewport
3.7.2 Using Advanced Settings
3.8 System Tables
3.9 Chapter Summary
Chapter 4: Modifying the Data model
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Data Models
4.2.1 Domains
4.2.2 Creating a Domain
4.2.3 Adding Values to a Domain
4.3 Topics and Feature Classes
4.3.1 Creating a New Topic
4.3.2 Creating a General Feature Class
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4.3.3 Creating a Label Feature Class
4.3.4 Creating the Light Feature Class
4.3.5 Adding Attributes to a Feature Class and Relating a Domain
4.3.6 Making New Feature Class, Topic, and Domain Visible in Document Explorer
4.3.7 Emptying or Dropping a Feature Class
4.4 System Tables
4.5 Chapter Summary
Chapter 5: Utility model
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Understanding the Utility Model
5.2.1 Logical Topology Tables and Relations
5.2.2 Creating a Utility Model
5.2.3 Conditions
5.2.4 Tracing Templates
5.2.5 Network tracer
5.2.6 Topology checker
5.3 Data Migration into the water data model
5.3.1 Create workspace and document
5.3.2 Extend water data model according to the data source
5.3.3 Drop spatial indexes
5.3.4 Import data
5.3.5 Re-create spatial indexes
5.3.6 Update calculated attributes
5.3.7 Initialize the topology
5.4 Creating a feature class from a view
5.5 System Tables
5.6 Chapter Summary
Chapter 6: Forms Designer
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Customizing Feature Class Forms
6.2.1 Using the Topobase Form Designer
6.2.2 Forms Designer Controls
6.2.3 Hiding or Showing Controls
6.2.4 Modifying the Caption (Field Name) and Displaying Tool Tips
6.2.5 Assigning a Help File to a Form Control or Entire Form
6.2.6 Changing the Alignment of the Form Controls
6.2.7 Using Mandatory Fields and Locking Input
6.3 Advanced Customization
6.3.1 Modifying the List Displayed in Combo Boxes
6.3.2 Enabling Double-Clicking for Combo Boxes
6.3.3 Showing Coordinates on a Form
6.3.4 Adding Tab Pages to Forms
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6.3.5 Creating a Master-Detail Form
6.3.6 Controlling Access to Form Controls
6.3.7 Configuring a Form Toolbar
6.3.8 Configuring a Topobase Web Form
6.4 Spatial Queries in Forms
6.4.1 Opening Forms Based on Queries
6.4.2 Spatial Operators
6.5 System Tables
6.6 Chapter Summary
Chapter 7: Workflows and Feature Rules
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
7.1 Introduction
7.2 What Are Feature Rules?
7.2.1 Browsing Feature Rules
7.2.2 Triggers
7.2.3 Groups of Feature Rules
7.2.4 Server-Side Feature Rule Example
7.2.5 Use of Parameters
7.2.6 Triggers Naming Conventions
7.3 What Are Workflows?
7.3.1 Using an Existing Workflow
7.3.2 Browsing Predefined Workflows
7.4 System Tables
7.5 Chapter Summary
Chapter 8: Reports and Data Export
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Reports Designer
8.2.1 Creating a Report
8.2.2 Layout Components
8.2.3 Displaying Data
8.2.4 Adding Report Detail QueryChild Groups
8.2.5 DB Column and Form Control
8.2.6 Sql Control
8.2.7 Function Control
8.2.8 Special Controls
8.2.9 Other Components
8.2.10 Parameters
8.2.11 Adding a Report to a Feature Class Form
8.2.12 Printing a Report from Topobase Client
8.3 Exporting Data
8.3.1 Exporting a Document
8.3.2 Exporting Attributes to an ASCII File
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8.3.3 Exporting Attributes to XML
8.3.4 Exporting Attributes to SQL Statements
8.3.5 Exporting Attributes to Mail Merge
8.3.6 Exporting Attributes to Excel
8.4 System Tables
8.5 Chapter Summary
Chapter 9: User Administration
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Creating and Managing User Groups
9.3 Application Security Level
9.3.1 Workspaces
9.3.2 Menus
9.3.3 Toolbars
9.3.4. TB commands
9.4 Document Security Level
9.4.1 Menus
9.4.2 Toolbars
9.4.3 Form Toolbars
9.4.4 Fly-Ins
9.4.5 TB commands
9.5 Explorer Groups
9.6 System Tables
9.7 Chapter Summary
Chapter 10: Oracle Schema Conversion
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Complete schema conversion
10.2.1 Example
10.2.2 Start import schema
10.2.3 Select schema
10.2.4 Convert to Topobase Schema window
10.2.5 Starting the conversion
10.2.6 Edit Attributes
10.3 Table conversion
10.3.1 Example
10.3.2 Start table conversion
10.3.3 Convert to Topobase Schema window
10.3.4 Conversion
10.4 Structure modifications
10.5 Type mapping
10.6 After the conversion
10.7 System Tables
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10.8 Chapter Summary
Chapter 11: Explorer Configuration and Position Finder
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Explorer Configuration
11.2.1 Accessing the Explorer Configuration
11.2.2 Definitions
11.2.3 Statements
11.2.4 Example Extending the Explorer
11.2.5 Explorer Groups
11.3 Position Finder
11.3.1 Position Finder Administrator
11.3.2 Types
11.3.3 Sequential SearchStatements
11.3.4 Flat Search
11.4 System Tables
11.5 Chapter Summary
Chapter 12: Topobase Web
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Automated Configuration
12.2.1 Load the Topobase Web Layout
12.2.2 Publish to MapGuide
12.2.3 Folder Structure
12.2.4 Assign Map Resource to Layout
12.2.5 Define Symbols
12.2.6 Configure a Workspace for Topobase Web
12.2.7 Validate Topobase Web Settings
12.2.8 Show Result in Topobase Web
12.3 Save a MapGuide Package
12.4 Manual Configuration
12.4.1 Connection
12.4.2 Layer
12.4.3 Map
12.4.4 Layout
12.4.5 Symbol Library
12.4.7 Configure the Web Layout for the Workspace
12.4.8 Show Result in Topobase Web
12.5 Using Topobase Web
12.6 System Tables
12.7 Chapter Summary

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Chapter 13: Topobase Jobs
Chapter Overview
Chapter Objectives
Chapter Contents
13.1 Introduction
13.2 What Is a Job?
13.2.1 States
13.3 Defining a Job in Topobase Administrator
13.3.1 Preparation for Job Perimeter
13.3.2 Enable Jobs for the Document
13.3.3 Assigning a Perimeter to Topics
13.3.4 Creating a Job Template
13.3.5 Making Settings to Display Job Features
13.4 Using the Job (Client Functions)
13.5 System Tables
13.6 Chapter Summary

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