About the Target Metadata window

The Target Metadata window displays and manages the target metadata information of all stored target lengths and Target classes in the EV file.

Notes:

To display the Target Metadata window:

Target metadata information:

Metadata

Unit

Description

Time

dd:mm:yyyy HH:MM:SS:mmm

Target time.

Range

m

Target range.

Major-axis

Degrees

Target major-axis angle.

Minor-axis

Degrees

Target minor-axis angle.

Length (manual) cm

Manual target length that was measured by the Tape measure tool and stored by the user.

Target length (manual) is displayed along with Target length on the Details dialog box for the target, and is exported as Target_length_manual.

Target class

 

The Target class assigned to the target. The default value is Unclassified targets. You can create Target classes on the Classes page of the EV File Properties dialog box.

To delete metadata

Select a target metadata row(s) and on the Shortcut menu, select Delete.

To view a particular target in an open multibeam echogram

Select a target metadata row and on the Shortcut menu, select Synchronize echograms.

See also

Measuring the distance between two or more points
About measuring distance
Target properties from multibeam data