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Test Hole Log

Once you enter test hole data, you can use this page to generate Test Hole Logs of multiple boreholes in the same PDF file.

To access this page:

Go to the left-hand navigation menu and select Reporting > Test Hole Logs.

Preview of Borehole Log

During data entry for a test hole, you can generate a 'preview' of the borehole log without leaving the data entry page (more details).

Creating a Borehole Log

Select the New Test Hole Log tab. This tab contains the list of all test holes of this project.

  1. From the drop-down menu, select the Log Template you would like to use.
  2. If necessary, you can override the Page Depth to specify how many feet/metres should be presented on each page of the borehole log.
  3. Select the test hole(s) from the list by clicking the checkbox. If you want to select all test holes, select the checkbox next to ‘Test Hole’ in the column-header of the table.
  4. Click Generate Borehole Log button. This will generate the borehole log and opens it on a PDF viewer.
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Review & Approval

The test hole log of each borehole may be reviewed and/or approved by a user:

  • To indicate that you have Reviewed a test hole log, click on mark as reviewed icon; This will save the date & time of the review along with the name of the user who conducted the review.
  • To indicate that you have Approved a test hole log, click on mark as approved icon; This will save the date & time of the approval along with the name of the user who conducted the approval.

Download / Print the Log

A preview of the test hole log (PDF format) will be opened in a separate tab. Using the top toolbar you can navigate between pages, zoom, and download the PDF file. This PDF can be included in your geotechnical report.

Borehole Log PDF Viewer
Borehole Log PDF Viewer
Printing the borehole log directly from this PDF viewer leads to a low quality print. Please first download the borehole log, then open it with a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat and print it.

Attaching Pages

You can automatically add PDF pages to your borehole logs. This feature is particularly useful when you would like to include the list of standard definitions or soil legends used in your test hole logs (e.g. soil symbols, classifications, etc).

To add a PDF attachments:

  1. Click the Add PDF Attachment to the Borehole Log checkbox.
  2. Using the Select PDF File drop-down menu, select the file to attach. If you would like to upload a PDF file, click the cogwheel cogwheel icon icon to add or delete PDF attachments. If you want to upload a new PDF attachments
    1. Once the ‘Manage Files’ dialog is prompted, click + New button.
    2. Click Browse to choose the PDF file from your computer.
    3. Click Save to upload the file.

Previous Logs

The list of all test hole logs that are generated for this project can be seen in the All Previous Logs tab. A PDF copy of each previous borehole log can be downloaded using the link on each borehole log in the table.

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