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Improve Geometry Builder interface

Often Surveyors are responsible for generating exi sting alignments from limited data (in plans or collected in field.) We have identified that using the Geometry Builder can be a "wo rkaround" but it is clunky and there are more steps involved th...
over 1 year ago in OpenRoads Designer / Survey / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Need to have an option for manual/automatic corridor processing

There is an existing option to deviate rules on a corridor. This is inconvenient and difficult to use because of the workflow associated this it: select A corridor -> deactivate rules, then select A corridor -> enable rules -> process (th...
about 1 year ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / User Interface 1 Future consideration

Add Highlight tool in OpenRoads & OpenRail Designer

In OpenTunnel Designer there's "Highlight" & "Clear Highlight" tool in explorer panel which helps us to highlight any particular element in a huge dgn without turning off display levels of other elements. Please bring this to other civil produ...

Feature Defintions (Window) - a proposal for improving this function

Feature Definition Toolbar A proposal for improving/expanding this feature Choosing Feature Definitions is a frequently used feature in OpenRoads Designer. Especially in urban projects, switching between pavement types, curbs, placing signs, ...
10 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Symbol to easily display which profile is active

When multiple profiles are drawn in one alignment or civil feature, the user has to hunt for which one is set active. If they are close to each other and/or the same feature definition this is quite tedious! It would be helpful if there was a way ...
2 months ago in Geometry / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Civil Cell dgnlib - Sort by name rather than date created

Currently Civil Cells are sorted by date created rather than by name when loaded from a dgnlib. This makes it very difficult to sort these. Oddly, when they are within a file (where the civil cell is "living") they sort by name.
6 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Template Editor UI overhaul

The template editor as it is feels like using a 25years old software interface. And I mean all of it: Design, interface, workflows, .. There is room for so much upgrade..Visual feedback of what we are creating, problems, suggestions Multi librarie...
2 months ago in User Interface 0 Future consideration

Checkbox to turn on-/off alignments

It would be useful to be able to turn on-/off single alignments. Perhaps with a checkbox in the "OpenRail Model" section in the explorer, just like the ones in the "Feature definition" section in OpenRail Standards. This could probably be handy wi...
11 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Dynamic Cross Section View - Retain User Settings

Users often make changes to the different fit options in the Dynamic XS view that are not persisted when the file is closed or a section via datapoint is issued (Fit Section / Center Backbone / Center on Current Offsets). It defaults back to the F...
5 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration

Label all active points in Dynamic XS view

I imagine the interface would look similar to the template library, including the ability to turn off all point names, if desired. I'd still keep the head's up info when hovering on a point.
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 0 Future consideration