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Design

The Design-tab contains dialogs for editing the descripting parameters of the road model together with general settings. The tab also contains functions for doing analysis and to import and export data to and from the model.
Design consists of the following boxes: Modelling, Tools and Finish.

The Design tab will not be active before a Reference Alignment and Design Standard is set in the Task-tab.

Modelling

The modelling box is devided to seperate the cross-section viewer from the description dialogs.

Cross-sections
To view the cross-sections of a build model open the Cross-section Viewer.

Road Surfaces
Used to edit road surfaces description.

Pavement
Used to edit pavement description.

Advanced Pavement
Used to edit the advanced pavement description.

Landscaping
Used to edit the landscaping description.

Tools

These tools are for using the model in various ways.

Analysis
This drop-down menu is for analyzing the model in various ways. Pressing the top icon brings the user to Sight analysis.

Objects
This drop-down menu is for adding objects and elements to the road model. Pressing the top icon brings the user to Objects Along Line.

Side Area

Export/Import This drop-down menu contains functions to export data to or from the road model.

Reports
To extract reports from the model in Excel format. Data from reference alignment or mass calculations can be extracted in various ways.

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Settings

Finish

Preview
Use this action to temporarily build and preview the model. A new preview-window will open. If an existing View in 3D already contains the road model, than no preview window will be opened. Instead, go to the correct window and zoom in on the model.

Finish
Used to save changes and build the model. Changes will be stored to the task.

Cancel
Used to cancel the task.
This will revert all changes done inside dialogs and task since opening the task. If there has been changes to user will be given a warning.

Check boxes

  • Build is always ON as default, but the user can turn it off to not force a build when exiting the tool. The result objects will be deleted if necessary to ensure that there is no mismatch between the result object and the input in the descriptions.
  • Ignore errors can be turned ON if there is a need to ignore errors found in the cross-section calculation. This will then build result objects and do the quantity calculation even if there are errors.
  • All Sections can be unchecked to specify an stretch of road to build. This is used when wanting to build parts of the road model without having to change the Start and End chainage for the roadmodel.
Last modified: 2020/05/11 21:43 by vn_no_dso