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No Result in SLOPE/W CONTOUR If Comments Contain Multiple Lines


If you have entered multiple lines for the Project Comments in the KeyIn Analyses command, then SLOPE/W CONTOUR cannot display results after you have finished solving the analysis.  There will be an error stating "Cannot read factor of safety file. Line: TIMESTAMP".


Although it is not possible to type multiple lines into the Comments field, it IS possible to paste multiple lines from the clipboard.  When this happens, the output file produced by SOLVE becomes corrupted and CONTOUR is unable to read it.


To work around the problem, go to KeyIn Analyses, select the analysis with the problem, and ensure the Comments field has only one line of text.  (The text can wrap onto several lines--the important thing is that it should not contain any line breaks.)

GEO-SLOPE has confirmed this to be a bug in the applications and versions listed above. It has been fixed in version 7.15. Download a free Service Pack to upgrade to the latest version.
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