Data Base Plotting & Querying

Open with

When opening the database, the program can show or hide different file formats.  The default settings will show both the DBF and the SHP files for ESRI Shapefiles, because MICRODEM allows self-contained DBF files for point databases.  If you will not be using those, you can elect just to see full shapefiles by showing only the SHP file.  If both files are shown, it does not matter which you pick; the program will correctly open either.

Formats allowed

The program presents a table with the data and options.

Key options with a database.


This option is currently enabled with the following requirements for the data:


Edit a database.


Last revised 4/13/2017