Create a source layer

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To create a separate point layer that are the source nodes of the network select Create source layer and click OK.


Create sources nodes


RivEX will generate a new point layer. It will take on the name of the river network with "_sources" as a suffix. The layer is stored as a Shapefile in the Output sub-folder in the RivEX_Workspace folder.


If you open attribute table of the new source layer you will see 3 fields.


Source attribute table


Field name

Description

SourceID

The unique ID given to the source node. This will be the same as the node ID

X_Coord

The X coordinate of the source node

Y_Coord

The Y coordinate of the source node