Intersection Magic version 188.8.131.52 introduced new functionality to protect your data from incorrect entries in your streets changes file. The program will not process your street changes file when a problem is detected.
When running Windows NT/2000/XP, IMW fails to open the database. Instead it reports a File I/O error.
“Error in reading shape record length for record 1” When trying to get Individual Crashes shown on a map, and you get the message “Error in reading shape record length for record 1” after selecting the Go button. This is because the accident list text file that was created in Intersection Magic wasn’t a comma […]
When geocoding individual or aggregate crashes using Map Magic, a call is made to each theme checking for "IsMatchable" to see if that layer is geocoded. Unfortunately, some themes don't know if they are matchable and the program will stop with an error message. This article describes why and how to get around this problem
The text: Record Scan Canceled is displayed when creating a diagram or running a report. After dismissing the dialog several times, it goes away.
The data in Intersection Magic is usually obtained from local city, county or state sources. In most cases, it is possible to query these sources to list the same data being reported by Intersection Magic. WeÕve found that when this is done, there may be discrepancies between the two systems. There can be several causes for these discrepancies. This document describes how we attempt to identify and resolve these differences when contacted by a concerned user of our software. While we welcome you to contact us, it is our hope that you can take the first steps yourself using the information provided here.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) maintains the crash records that you use as SWITRS data. In January of 1998 they modified the format which had been used for many years. The format was changed to add the century to any dates in the data file. This makes the data y2k compatible. This requires special treatment of SWITRS data by Intersection Magic.