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Annotate Superelevation Stations In Plan View

Ability to annotate superelevation transition locations (NC, LT, LR, FS, etc.) points with slope direction indicators in plan view.
over 1 year ago in Annotation / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer 3 Future consideration

import parcels, survey chains, lines, curves, spirals from GPK

Since GEOPAK is no longer supported. I have heard from Bentley time and time again that we can get to our data out of the GPK and import it into ORD. BUT this is only true for chains, profiles and points. What about Parcels? survey chains? lines? ...
7 months ago in Import/Export / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 2 Future consideration

Need 'Remove Loops' functionality to remove overlapping components/features (or 'bowties') in interior corners

Loops from end conditions are created. InRoads had a remove loops check box to prevent this, and we would like a similar feature added into ORD.
3 months ago in OpenRoads Designer 1 Future consideration

Cut and Fill Lines Connect

In the previous Bentley software our DOT used, the software was able to connect the cut and fill lines when transitioning from cut and fill between template drops. Currently the only way that is possible is to have a feature name override on the c...
10 months ago in Modeling / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 1 Future consideration

Separate vertical alignment model from horizonal geometry

One of my biggest pain points about ORD is if the horizontal geometry is dropped or broken, the vertical is consequently lost as well. This creates significant rework from a design and plan production standpoint (connected named boundaries). One w...
about 1 year ago in Geometry / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 2 Future consideration

Ability to Update Annotation Groups

Currently for drawing model annotation groups, if the user wants to update the annotation, they would need to remove the outdated annotation group, which would removal all annotation groups, and then reapply all annotation groups. It would be nice...
11 months ago in Annotation / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 2 Future consideration

Implement Civil Accudraw for Dynamic Cross Section View

Similar to the plan and profile Civil Accudraw, it would be useful to have a tool to be able to view offset, elevation, and slope in the cross section interface. This is desired in the dynamic cross section view, where users could actively utilize...
12 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 22 Future consideration

Ability to append, join, or combine individual alignments and have it hold the sub alignment stationing, which would create station equations

In Geopak, we had the ability to take individual alignments and create an overall alignment from a subset of alignments and it would hold the individual stationing for each alignment, creating station equations. There is no way to do this in ORD u...
6 months ago in Geometry / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 3 Future consideration

Make the Geometry Copy Element tool clone / duplicate an element with all rules, etc.

Currently the Copy Element tool either fail to copy, copies elements incomplete (with missing Vertical Geometry) or does not reproduce rules as intended. The Geometry Copy Element command should effectively be a cloning tool that copies everything...
9 months ago in Geometry / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 1 Future consideration

Make Template Editor a non-modal window.

In legacy versions of the software, I can have the template library open on one screen, corridor modeler on another screen, and the CAD window open on a third screen. I can make/save changes in the template, make/save changes in the corridor model...
about 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / User Interface 1 Future consideration