Add TIW to the Import Survey Data Dropdown Menu

Area: Survey


This wiki will demonstrate how to add a new *.tiw to the Import Survey Data “Files of Type” dropdown menu.

Steps to Accomplish

  1. Save the new survey *.tiw file in the same program directory as the existing *.tiw files. The default location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\InRoads Group V8.11\Data.
  2. From within InRoads, go to File > Import > Survey Data.  Set Files of Type to “Text File(*.*)” and Template to “Text File”.  Place the cursor in the File Name field, and browse to select the raw data file to be imported.

  3. Click Import and this will bring up the Text Import Wizard.

  4. Click Open and select the new tiw file.

  5. Click Open to load the tiw.
  6. On the Text Import Wizard dialog, click Save As which will overwrite the tiw file.  Click Yes when prompted to Confirm Save As.

  7. This will bring up a dialog to Save Format to File Types.  Click Yes.

  8. Cancel out of the Text Import Wizard.
  9. Go to File > Import > Survey Data and note that the new tiw is listed in the Files of Type pulldown.