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Allow for creation of Complex Terrains that only have a single Terrain

Add option to create complex terrain with only 1 terrain so users can add other terrains later.
12 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 0 Future consideration

Want the Edit Complex Terrain Model to show missing terrains

suppose a Complex terrain is created by combining multiple terrains. At some point thereafter if one of the individual terrains is deleted, if the "Edit Complex Model" tool is used the deleted terrain is simply gone. There's no indication that it ...
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 0 Future consideration

Trace Slope - Line Style - add direction

One issue I've found with the trace slope is that the direction is adjustable (can be down or up) and ORD isn't smart enough to change the direction of the line. This causes two issues: 1) One of your flow directions is going to be wrong, dependin...
4 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 0 Future consideration

Use 3D Element Elevation when using Edit Terrain > Insert Vertex

When inserting a vertex on a terrain using the edit tools, the vertex is put at 0 elevation (if outside the terrain) and at the terrain elevation (if inside the terrain) even if you snap to a 3D element. The current workaround requires moving the ...
4 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 0 Future consideration

Add Active Terrain Elevation to Civil Analyze tool

Many users regularly need to get the existing elevation at a specific alignment location and there is currently no quick or easy way to do this. Adding additional Active Terrain elevation information on the Civil Analyze tool would give users quic...
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 1 Future consideration

Improve Complex Terrains - Do not process terrain until all terrains are added and ordered

When creating complex terrains each time a terrain is added the software processes the new terrain. This can take a long time if multiple terrains are added and reordered to a complex terrain. Please edit the software to process the terrain only w...
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 0 Future consideration

Contouring at specific elevations and export

With projects needing a variety of contours at specific elevations and not simply intervals, we need a way to easily display and then export specific contours with labels as line strings.
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 9 Future consideration

Addition of a new Linear Terrain Triangle Void Feature to automate precision Terrain triangle trimming

One very important piece of functionality that is currently missing in OpenRoads is a Linear Terrain Void feature type. This Linear Terrain feature would void/null any Terrain triangles it crosses, allowing users to add these features into their t...
almost 2 years ago in OpenBridge Modeler / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 1 Future consideration

Tool to import public terrain data.

Need a tool that can directly import any publicly available terrain data. This used to be available.
about 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Terrain 1 Future consideration

Radial line of sight - Along alignment for visual intrusion checks

The new feature in 2022 R3 with the line of sight/ Radial sight check is good for a single check, but being able to run the radial tool along an alignment at set intervals to be able to check for visual intrusion. This will be a great design aid i...
11 months ago in OpenRoads Designer / Terrain 1 Future consideration