EQuIS uses two functions for handling significant figures which may be used within other functions queries, and reports. The standard ANALYTICAL_RESULTS function uses significant figures in computing the REPORT_RESULTS_TEXT value that is returned in the report. This Office Hours video reviews significant figures functions how they are handled in EQuIS, and the reporting options available.

Download EarthSoft Office Hours: Handling Significant Figures in EQuIS Video_October 2013

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Table of Contents
00:49 Analytical Results Significant Figures
05:49 (Beta) Analytical Results Significant Figures
10:26 (Beta) Action Level Exceedance by Pick Report Significant Figures
15:44 Q1? Why is the numeric was not changed to what the edited text field has?
17:33 Q2? Does EQuIS look at Results_Text or Results_Text and Results_Numerics fields?
22:06 Q3?For Action Levels can you select that the Significant Figures from the results?
26:06 Q4? What about water levels and Significant Figures?
26:28 Q5? When Ignore is checked, are significant figures ignored for Action Level and Result and the comparison is run as is?
29:05 Q6? Are Significant Figures available in Analytical Results vs. (Beta) Analytical Results?

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