5.0 - Main User Interface

Figure 8: Main Well Seeker PRO interface
The Well Seeker PRO user interface is split into four main sections. All sections of the user interface can be dragged and resized, so the user can customize how the interface looks.
Figure 9: Properties WindowProperties Window
The properties window allows the user to quickly see common properties for the currently selected tree item and all parent items. It also displays the current unit set information.
Figure 10: Status bar
The Well Seeker PRO status bar located at the bottom of the main user interface also provides the user with information as to the programs current operation, unit sets and location of the Database currently selected.
On the right-hand side of the status bar the status and current activity of the Real Time Data Exchange is displayed. See Section 6.4.15 – Real Time Data Exchange for more information on the Real Time Data Exchange.

5.1 - Toolbars

Well Seeker Pro comes pre-installed with three toolbars which are displayed at the top of the main user interface.

5.1.1 – Well Seeker Toolbar

The Well Seeker Toolbar contains the main functions of Well Seeker
Figure 11: Well Seeker Toolbar

5.1.2 – Reporting Toolbar

The Reporting Toolbar contains functions relating to the Drill String and Daily Reporting editors.
Figure 12: Reporting Toolbar

5.1.3 – Field Toolbar

The Field Toolbar contains functions that Directional Drillers commonly use during drilling operations.
Figure 13: Field Toolbar

5.1.4 – Toolbar Icon Key

The following table contains a list of all the icons available across the 3 toolbars.
Figure 14: Toolbar Icon Key

5.1.5 - Show and Hide Toolbars

It is possible to hide or display the toolbars based on the user’s personal preference. The selection made is remembered by Well Seeker and the selected toolbars will be displayed each time the software is opened. For more information regarding this see section 6.3 – View Menu.

5.1.6 - Removing Icons from a Toolbar

When first installed, the toolbar contains all the available options, which for some users may be too many buttons. It is possible to remove any unwanted icons by holding down the ALT key and then left-clicking the mouse key on the desired icon and dragging it away from the toolbar. Releasing the mouse key will then cause the icon to disappear.

5.1.7 - Adding Icons to a Toolbar

If an icon is removed by mistake, or if the user decides to add in previously removed icons, this can be achieved as follows
  • Open the View menu from the Menu Bar and select the Toolbars and Docking Windows menu item.
  • Select the Customize menu item to open the Customize dialog. Select the Commands tab.
  • The user can then search for the desired icon by selecting the various categories on the left-hand side of the dialog. The icons relating to the selected category will be displayed in the Commands box on the right-hand side of the dialog.
  • Once the desired icon has been identified, it can be added to the toolbar by dragging and dropping it onto the toolbar.

5.1.8 - Resetting a Toolbar to Default

The toolbar can be reset back to its default setting, as per first install as follows:
  • Open the View menu from the Menu Bar and select the Toolbars and Docking Windows menu item.
  • Select the Customize menu item to open the Customize dialog. Select the Toolbars tab.
  • Select your desired toolbar and click on the Reset button. Alternatively click on the Reset All button to reset all the toolbars.