Frequently Asked Questions
Installation and Settings
- Which Java version does Insight use?
- How does Oracle's Java licensing apply to Insight?
- How do I edit the Java's overriding Environment Variable?
- How do I install Insight silently or via SCCM?
- How do I change Insight's default directory?
- Why is exporting data from Insight light on CPU but heavy on RAM?
Sessions and Projects
- How do I create "fake" source and receiver headers from offset values?
- Calculate a Pseudo-Relief Attribute (TECVA)
- How do I create a "chair" display in the 3D view using two different volumes?
- How to calibrate interface PDFs to seismic amplitudes using crossplots
- How can I created a layered result from many different input volumes merged at horizons?
- How to interpolate RMS values on a 2D horizon?
- How do I make an isochore or isochron map in Insight?
- How can I update a horizon to tie markers at wells?
- Transforming images into 3D horizons in Insight
- Calculating Angle of Incidence
- How can I calculate pseudo-impedance from seismic data?
- Generating synthetic stacks from Intercept and Gradient volumes
- How to apply complex hand-drawn mutes to gathers and combine 2D results?
- How do I create a 3D Chair?
- How to estimate seismic bandwidth using spectral decomposition?
- How do I reverse the CDP to X/Y relationship for a seismic line?
- Why am I having issues loading SEG-Y?
- Which SEG-Y formats are supported by the SEG-Y Loader?
- Renaming lines in SEG-Y Loader
- How do I load multiple stacks or volumes from SEG-Y at the same time?
- How do I update restricted, locked, protected trace headers like offset, inline and cmp?
- SEG-Y Loading Gathers with Offsets in Centimetres
- Load SEG-Y containing traces with varying start times (DELRT)
Coordinate Reference System (CRS)
Views and Display
- My data loaded successfully. Why can't I see anything?
- Why is the 3D view not opening / giving errors / crashing?
- Why are there extra sections/lines showing up in 3D View, and how do I remove them?
- "Zoom to fit" makes everything tiny and the zoom detail and scaling level is limited
- Contours Based on Amplitude Extraction
- How do I pick contours in Insight?
- Dashed Line Selection Outlines in 2D Views
Volumes and Data
- Can I store a volume outside the project directory?
- Gather Types
- Insight's Automatic Volume Class Assignment
- How do I crop a seismic volume using a polygon?
- How do I colour a volume differently between horizons?
- Why does the result of my Volume Combine process look different to my group of the same volumes?
- What should I know about Insight's 16-bit data compression?
- How to add/replace 2D lines to an existing dugio
- How do I merge lines from multiple 2D volumes and surveys into a single volume and survey?
- How do I gain a volume between two horizons, using a spatially varying multiplier?
- Seismic Reference Datums
- A quick way to determine the angle to stack your gather data
- How do I create a contact horizon for use in layered models?
- How do I perform an amplitude extraction at different angles through the volumes?
- Why is the amplitude value as shown by the cursor different than the horizon extracted value?
- How do I decimate an interpolated surface back to its original picked lines?
- How to display data from two or more horizons simultaneously
- How do I extract the number of events between 2 time horizons?
- How do I perform an amplitude extraction between two horizons?
- How do I dynamically update an Isochron Map?
- How do I pick events on absolute impedance and other non-zero mean data?
- How do I export a time-slice as an X, Y, Amplitude map?
- How to create a horizon from trace headers
- How to mark a pinchout/intersection of two surfaces using a polygon?
- Converting Horizons to a Different Vertical Domain
- How do I load well data?
- Creating checkshots from a velocity model
- Height datums and abbreviations
- Why can't I see my well in section views?
- Insight's Automatic Well Curve Class Assignment
- Where does Single Well View extract 2D value from?
- How to export map values at specific IL/CL locations?
- Calculating Well Marker-Horizon Mistie
- Limiting correction to a radius around the well data
Crossplotting and Spectra
- How Insight detects the Petrel installation
- How do I send the Petrel message log?
- How do I export polygons from Petrel to import into Insight?
- How do I manually remove the Petrel Link?
- "Error opening file for writing" when installing Petrel Link
- How do I send horizon attributes / amplitude extractions to Petrel?
- Why is the Petrel Link showing me a different project after connecting?
- How to get interpretation into Petrel
- How do I transfer an on-the-fly horizon to Petrel?
- How do I transfer depth-converted faults to Petrel?
- How to upload to our FTP server?
- How to download, unzip and load volumes and surveys into Insight?
- Exporting GeoTiff files from Petrosys into Insight
- How do I get my data stored in a third-party database into DUG Insight?
- Where are the old Insight user manuals?
- Where can I find the manual for older versions of the software (e.g. Insight 3.1)?
- I have a great idea for Insight! How do I send DUG my suggestions?
- How to export Insight data for TNavigator
Insight Error Messages
- Display driver has stopped responding. What should I do?
- Installation of Insight failed! What should I do?
- Out of memory error
- Error launching Insight on 32-bit Windows machine
- SQL database does not exist error
- There is a problem. How do I provide information on my issue?
- Help, Insight just crashed! What should I do now?