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Thread: Input Error 233: Node Unconnected

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    Input Error 233: Node Unconnected

    I have have nodes that show they are unconnected, but I can't see these nodes. When I go to find them they show up on the list, but when I try to select them for the Model Explorer it tells me they can't be found. I am needing to delete these 5 nodes.

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    The reason might be those nodes have invalid geometry. Try this way. Put those five nodes into domain and press on Delete Domain button.

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    It sounds like the model needs to be reindexed and then have a pack and clean. This will usually clean up problems with elements that have been deleted but still remaining in the database.

    To reindex/pack and clean the database complete the following steps:

    1-First Save your model. This way if any issues occur during the procedure you can always close without saving
    2-Go to the InfoWater dropdown menu, Utilities -> Update Map from DB -> Force Full Network to redraw the network.
    3-Go to the InfoWater dropdown menu, View -> Reset Display.
    4-Go to the InfoWater dropdown menu, Utilities -> Database -> Reindex.
    5-Go to the InfoWater dropdown menu, Utilities -> Database -> Pack.
    6-Update DB from Map - All Node
    7-Update Map from DB-Force all Network
    8-Go to the InfoWater dropdown menu, Utilities -> Database -> Clean.
    9-check the model areas having issues. They should be resolved. If any problems are observed you can exit without saving and revert to the previous version.
    10-As a final step I would save the model under a different name. This way you can always revert to the previous version before this major change. This is good practice when making any major change to the model.

    Here are descriptions from the Help file of what the Clean, Pack and Reindex features do:
    Clean -
    The Clean Database command removes database records without a matching network
    component in the network map display. While it is unlikely this may occur,
    there are instances where a corrupt condition may occur do to inadvertent
    computer reboot or power outage. When Clean is chosen, select the table or
    tables to clean, then select OK.


    This command is useful for deleting support tables that are associated with
    network components. The Clean Database command will process all tables,
    regardless of *active* status. This means that Clean will work on the entire
    InfoWater project, not just the *active* elements.



    Pack -
    When data elements are graphically deleted, the database records associated with each
    component are marked for deletion and must be packed for those records to be
    permanently removed. When Pack is chosen, select the table or tables to pack,
    then select OK.

    The Pack Database command permanently removes all records that have been
    marked for deletion in all tables associated with the active scenario. Once
    database tables have been packed, you may re-use all component and record
    identifiers that have been previously deleted.

    This option only applies if the Auto-Database
    Packing
    ( InfoWater Control Center ->
    InfoWater
    button -> Tools -> Project Preferences -> Operation
    Settings
    ) is turned OFF (unchecked). If the Auto-Database Packing
    preference is ON (checked), then records will be automatically packed
    (permanently deleted) as the user deletes graphical elements in the InfoWater
    project. Note - Individual tables can be
    packed from their respective data management dialog boxes.


    Reindex -
    The Reindex Database command reconstructs internal database table indexes. This
    command is recommended when you use applications external to InfoWater (such as
    custom GIS or relational database programs) to populate and/or maintain
    InfoWater database tables.


    A reindex means that data in the database is organized in such a fashion as
    to speed up data transfer. It is prudent to use a Reindex after the Pack
    command.
    Last edited by Patrick Moore; July 16, 2015 at 10:13 AM.

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    This is great, Patrick. We need to add this to the help files for Water, Sewer and SWMM.

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