Edit Contours PIE

Note: This software has been superseded by Utility PIEs as of 2010/05/25.

Utility Plug-in for editing contours and importing data from spreadsheets for use within Argus Open Numerical Environments (Argus ONE)

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Summary of EditContours PIE

The Edit Contours PIE has seven functions.


Version 01/04/13 Added functione to convert element nodes and edges to contours and elements to closed contours.

Version 00/12/07 Added Pan button in the dialog box where a nodes position is edited. Internally an RBWZoombox component replaces a scrollbox and paintbox.

Version 00/11/21 Added functions to Import Points from Spreadsheet and Import Contours from Spreadsheet.

For changes in versions prior to version, see the version history for the MODFLOW GUI.


EditContours is compiled for use with Argus ONE version 4.2, revision w or later, on personal computers running Microsoft Windows 95 or NT. It may also work with Microsoft Windows 98, ME, or 2000 but has not been tested with those operating systems.

Software (Version

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

EditContours PIE for Microsoft Windows 9x or NT

EditContoursPie.zip (315 kb)

The EditContours PIE requires use of the proprietary software, Argus ONE. Information on this software and a free demonstration version of Argus ONE may be obtained from Argus Holdings, Ltd.

Source Code for compilation under Microsoft Windows 9x or NT

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

Help system (3 kb)

Source code (956 kb)

Delphi Componenents
These components are required to compile the EditContours PIE.

Ade.zip (201 kb)

aslink.zip (27 kb)

datagrid202.zip (114 kb)

StringGrid3d.zip (3 kb)

versinfo2.zip (16 kb)

zoombox.zip (3 kb)


The EditContours PIE is described in the documentation for the version 3 of the MODFLOW GUI. Complete documentation is in the help system for the EditContours PIE.

All four MODFLOW GUI documents in PDF format with index (2.2 Mb)

Winston, R.B., 1999, Upgrade to MODFLOW-GUI: Addition of MODPATH, ZONEBDGT, and additional MODFLOW packages to the U.S. Geological Survey MODFLOW-96 Graphical-User Interface: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-184, 63 p.

MODFLOW GUI User's Manual, version 3, PostScript, zip file (1.0Mb)

MODFLOW GUI User's Manual, version 3, Portable Document Format (PDF) (626K)

Winston, R.B., 2000, Graphical User Interface for MODFLOW, Version 4: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-315, 27 p.

MODFLOW GUI User's Manual, version 4, Portable Document Format (PDF) (308K)

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