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Update GUI for Editing Template Transitions

I find the interface for editing template transitions archaic and difficult to understand for new users. Is this something already in the works for development?
5 months ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Terrains Analyse Volume scenarios toolbar

Instead of a one time thing, create and save the comparison set in a toolbar table. If I want to run again I just need to hit a refresh button for the specifc set. When developing a project, keeping track of cut and fill volumes between design and...
7 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Being able to delete more than one point at a time within template creation.

Currently, you can click the delete components within templates and draw a line through any component(s) to delete it(them). It would be nice to have a similar function to delete points by encircling them so you do not have to delete them using th...
11 months ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Invalid Element. Unable to solve rule please correct element construction.

We would like to get some more information when this message appears, e.g. full explanation about what is wrong. When we are breaking a rule ORD should keep history and detailed explanation about what is broken, get a better history and presentati...
3 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Ability to Separate Tangents / Gradients from Adjacent Tangents / Gradients after Alignment Simplification

When making alignment modifications by manipulating tangents (Horizontal Alignments) or gradients (Vertical Alignment) we prefer to limit extents of changes to only one tangent / gradient at a time. This is possible, when alignments are built with...
about 1 year ago in Geometry / User Interface 1 Future consideration

Highlight selected objects through Project Explorer

Want: Objects in model would highlight when selected through the project explorer Why: if you have multiple objects say terrains, and you need to modify them, it would be very helpful to see them highlighted through the project explorer. Often tim...

Automatically calculate values when inputting into property fields

When inputting numbers into property fields, ORD can automatically calculate them for you. Example: Survey field team shoots the top of casting elevation of a manhole at 500ft, then shoots again for a bottom invert of the manhole but only leaves a...
about 1 month ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Move "Standard Signs" icon from "Panel" group to "Place" group in ribbon.

In the OpenRoads SignCAD 2023 ribbon, move the "Standard Signs" icon from the Panels group to the Place group. The "Standard Signs" icon is used for placement of complete signs, rather than panel placement, making the Place group a much more intui...
2 months ago in OpenRoads SignCAD / User Interface 0 Future consideration

When looking at point controls/parametric constraints in Corridor Objects, highlight affected point(s) in dynamic XS view.

The legacy corridor modeler would put a white crosshair in the XS view on the specific point being manipulated when the corresponding point control was selected. I'd like this same functionality in the dynamic XS view.
over 1 year ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Tool Names need to be consistent

Tool names need to be consistent everywhere. If you go to the tool called "Direction", the tool that opens up looks to have a name of "Change Curve Direction" as the title. if you open to tool called "Coordinate System", the title of the dialog th...