Create New Project dialog is where you create a new project by specifying the following information:
- Name (required): This is any descriptive name that you want to give to the project. Spaces and special characters can be used.
- Parent directory (required): This is where the project files will be stored. All inputs loaded through the Survey Library will be copied and/or created in the ‘
Inputs’ folder, whereas all outputs will be stored in the ‘
- GCD Project File (optional): By default, this is the same as the Output file directory (recommended), but you can optionally choose where the
*.gcdproject XML file is stored.
- Description (optional): This is an optional field where you can save any additional information about your project.
This video walks through the creation of a new project using the
Create New Project dialog and shows what files and folders are created as a result of this process.
When project XML file (
*.gcd) gets created, these are the XML tags that get populated in the project (example below is what gets saved when the dialog is filled out as specified above: