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End Area Earthwork Corrections for Curvature

End Area Volumes are still a contractual requirement on projects. We need a tool to correct the earthwork calculations around curves like the GEOPAK “Centroid Adjustment” tool that did that correction and provided a summary of the centroid locatio...
3 months ago in Drawing Production / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer 0 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? ...
10 months ago in Import/Export / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 2 Future consideration
154 VOTE

Ability to annotate slope between linear features in plan using the Civil Labeler

Ability to annotate the slope between two linear features in plan. Currently we can only annotate station and offset but it is very common for designers to check cross slopes.
over 1 year ago in Annotation / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer 5 Future consideration
122 VOTE

Functionality to import .12daz file format.

Be able to import strings from .12daz or any format native to 12D
over 1 year ago in Import/Export / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 8 Future consideration

Open API to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies.

It would be extremely helpful, if we were able to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies so that automation of the creation of new 'Custom Drainage Features' every time a drainage structure had a different bottom box (...
about 1 year ago in All Other / Drainage and Utilities / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 3 Future consideration

Export multiple element types in one LandXML

Wants an ability to export all the files in single landxml file which includes all the terrains with addition to plan geometry, longitudinal geometry and cross-sections.
4 months ago in Import/Export / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration
131 VOTE

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
105 VOTE

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...
over 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...
about 1 year ago in Annotation / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 2 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...
over 1 year ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / User Interface 1 Future consideration