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Incorporate an ORD roadway designer window & file (.ord)

I'll be honest, the implementation ORD's strength is the software's weakest point. Being able to visually see the model in the 2D default model theoretically sounds great but the execution is costing too much time and money on medium to large scal...
4 days ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 1 Will not implement

Have different icons for each version of a civil product

The current desktop icons are the same color for all versions and is confusing with multiple versions installed. If the icons for each version was a different color for each release it would make for quicker identification of version.

Migration Utilities .exe's to be updated

Currently, the Migration Utilities suite of .exe files was created for 2020 R3 release of OpenRail Designer (ORD). In earlier versions of ORD, the linear and profile symbology were linked closely together, in later version of ORD (>2022) the sy...
11 months ago in Workspace 2 Will not implement

Check for unused/orphaned templates

As a project progresses templates can be created that are no longer needed. Currently I need to manually make a list of templates that are used in the model, then go back to the template library and remove unused templates. I'd like to see a tool ...
4 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 3 Will not implement

Tool to convert Parametric Cell to a 2D Civil Cell

Civil Cells are often difficult to create due to it's use of parent-child relationships. I find it easier to create what I'm looking for by using constraints and variables for Parametric Cells. I think most Parametric Cells act similar to how a Ci...
2 months ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Will not implement

add a repair dgn tools for Openroads

Often in time Files get corrupted and broken there is no tools to repair files, files should be repairable because projects last for many years often.
3 months ago in All Other 0 Will not implement

Single Tool/Button to downgrade a dgn file to be compatible with V8i

We still have a number of legacy projects that use the old power InRoads/ RailTrack and with the transition to OpenRoads/OpenRail we've been encountering a number of compatibility issues. My suggestion is t o have a single button/tool to completel...
about 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / User Interface 0 Will not implement

Have LandXML export support b-spline curves as a geometry type

This would benefit users who are trying to export their geometry using LandXML as the export format. Currently, bspline curves in an alignment are not supported by LandXML export and have to be manipulated to export the geometry.
over 1 year ago in Import/Export / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Will not implement

Allow us to define seed files when using Feature Remapper

When files are upgraded from SS10 to ORD, it's important that we use the client's ORD seed file. I would be nice if the remapper would allow us to select an ORD seed file to use when upgrading ss10 dgn's instead of upgraded dgn's being based on th...
over 1 year ago in Import/Export 0 Will not implement

Warning Message at Reprocess Corridor when user hasn't updated Superelevation file

Following an amendment to the vertical al ignment, the corridor file failed to use the associated superE in the re-processed corridor. No error message was shown but the desi gn no longer followed the design intent. The root cause of the issue a...
10 months ago in Modeling / OpenRoads Designer 0 Will not implement