About setting variable properties

Variable properties affect almost all aspects of working with variables, including; the calculation of range and data values for samples, the appearance of data on display windows, the data that are included/excluded from exports, on screen analyses and other processing.

Understanding how variable properties affect variables and setting them correctly is critical to using Echoview successfully. Some key points you need to remember about setting variable properties are described below:

The remainder of this page shows how variable properties affect the outputs from acoustic variables.

How variable properties affect outputs from raw acoustic variables

The diagram below shows the effect of the Variable Properties settings on the output of raw variables.

Consult the legend for additional notes and clarification of symbols.

Exceptions

The following exceptions apply to virtual variables:

How variable properties affect outputs from acoustic virtual variables

The diagram below shows the effect of the various settings on the output of virtual variables. Virtual variables can accept 1 or more raw or virtual variables as input (operands).

Consult the legend for additional notes and clarification of symbols.

Exceptions

The following exceptions apply to virtual variables:

Notes:

See also

Variable properties dialog box