Eye4Software Hydromagic

Hydrographic Survey Software


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System Settings

The system settings window allows you to adjust some system wide settings, such as date and time formats and power saving behaviours.
To access the system settings window, first select the "Preferences..." item from the "Options" menu to open the preferences dialog.

In the preferences dialog, select the "Miscellaneous" tab, and click the "Setup..." button in the "System Settings" section as shown below:

Miscellaneous Preferences


The system settings dialog

After clicking the "Setup..." button, the following dialog appears:

System Settings


Windows Screensaver

When the "Disable Windows Screensaver activation" option has been selected,
Hydromagic prevents Windows from starting the screensaver as long as the Hydromagic application has focus

Please note that this option only works when a screensaver without password protection is used.
This options prevents situations where your screen blanks when you do not touch the mouse or keyboard for some time when performing a survey.


Windows Powersaver

When the "Disable Windows Powersaver activation" option has been selected,
Hydromagic prevents Windows from putting the monitor or laptop display in sleep mode as long as the Hydromagic application has focus.

This options prevents situations where your screen blanks when you do not touch the mouse or keyboard for some time when performing a survey.


Time Formats

Use this option to specify the time and date formats used in Hydromagic for log files, exported ASCII data, screen dumps and printing.
Click the "Setup..." button to access these settings.

Date and Time formats

To change the time and date formats, select your language and country using the "Language" selection.
After selecting the language, the dialog displays the possible date and time formats for this language.

You can preview the settings in the "Preview" pane. To apply the settings, click "OK".