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Utility PIEs

Programs for simplifying the analysis of geographic information in U.S. Geological Survey ground-water models for use within Argus Open Numerical Environments (Argus ONE)

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Summary of Utility PIEs

Version history

Installation instructions (README file)

Cost and ordering of U.S. Geological Survey printed documentation.

Software (Version Mar. 6, 2014

A README.txt file containing installation instructions is included with each software distribution file.

The zip files available below must be unzipped using a utility that preserves long filenames, such as PKZIP for Windows. A shareware version of PKZIP for Windows is available from PKWARE.

Utility PIEs compiled for Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vistas, 7, or 8

Utility PIEs (manual installation)
Includes Utility.dll, and documentation. (most users should get this version) (1.9 Mb)

Utility PIEs (manual installation)
Includes Utility.dll, BlockList.dll, GetMyDirectory.dll, JoinFiles.dll, List.dll, Okcancel.dll, ProgressBar.dll, ReadFileValue.dll and documentation. (most users will not need this version) (3.6 Mb)

DEM2Image (converts Digital Elevation Models to Bitmaps) 267 Kb

The Utility PIEs requires use of the proprietary software, Argus ONE. Information on this software and a free demonstration version of Argus ONE that allows limited use of Utility PIEs may be obtained from Argus Interware, Inc.

Source Code

The help system must be compiled with HelpScribble. The remaining files must be compiled with Borland Delphi 5.

Source code for PIE's 884 Kb
Source code for DEM2Image 24 Kb
Source code for help system for PIE's 148 Kb
Source code for SelectChar 397 Kb
Source code for WaitForMe 397 Kb

Delphi Componenents

These components are required to compile the Utilty PIEs. (15 kb) (41 kb) (12 kb) (114 kb) (9 kb) (31 kb) (8 kb) (109 kb) (8 kb) (28 kb) (191 kb) (88 kb)
Virtual Treeview
Windows XP Theme Manager


Winston, R.B., 2001, Programs for Simplifying the Analysis of Geographic Information in U.S. Geological Survey Ground-Water Models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-392, 67 p.
Utilities User's Manual, version 1, Portable Document Format (PDF) (725 Kb)

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Last Iteration: March 06, 2014