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Draw Horizontal Alignment

This function draws selected alignment(s) or/and sets a drawing style. This function facilitates to select alignment(s) from:

  • The Quadri model
  • Alignment(s) data file (*.TIT, *.LIN, *.DAT, *.INH, and *.LI)
  • From the current drawing

Run the function from the following locations:

MOUS_ICO Menu: Railway > Draw Horizontal Alignment > Draw Horizontal Alignment Draw Horizontal Alignments
MOUS_ICO Toolbar: Draw Horizontal Alignment: Draw Horizontal Alignment Draw Horizontal Alignment
MOUS_ICO Ribbon: Draw Horizontal Alignment: Draw Horizontal Alignment Draw Horizontal Alignment

The dialog Draw Horizontal Alignments will pop up.

Procedure

  1. Select the desired alignment(s)
  2. Select the desired drawing style
  3. Click Draw

Select Alignments

Select the alignment to be drawn using any of the options Object, Pick from Drawing, and File.

  • Object: Use this option to select alignment(s) from the active database.
    • Select desired object(s) to be drawn from the dialog Quadri Lines and click OK.
    • Multiple alignment(s) can be selected by holding the Shift or Ctrl keys.
  • Pick from Current Drawing: Use this option to select the alignment(s) form the current drawing.
    • Click the option and follow the command prompt. Confirm the selection using key Return.
    • Use the standard AutoCAD selection procedures for selecting multiple alignmens.
  • File: Use this option to select alignment(s) available in ASCII file formats (*.TIT, *.LIN, *.LI, *.INH, and *.DAT).
    • The dialog Select TenTable will pop up. Select the file format at the field File of Type, browse to the desired file and click Open.
    • Multiple alignment(s) can be selected by holding the Shift or Ctrl keys.

Drawing Scale

The current drawing scale is displayed. To change the drawing scale, exit this function and run the function drawing_scale.

View Direction

Use this field to define the rotation of the label/annotations depending on the angle at which drawing is viewed.

  • To turn on the tool, enter the angle at which the labels are to be rotated.
  • To turn off the function enter value less than zero.

Select the unit of angular measurment from the drop down menu.

View Direction

View Direction - Concept
A= Orientation of labels (for a particular Text Orientation) for all view angles when view direction is not opted B= Orientation of labels for view angle 0° and view direction is enabled
C= Orientation of labels for a view angle of 65° and view direction is enabled D= Labels (text representing chainage, radius, length, parameter, deflection angle, elevation, K-value, tangent point, etc.)
E= Label with a correction of 180° applied to the 'Text Orientation' as a result of enabling the view direction (Pre-requisite: The label is set to View Related in Alignment Style Configuration) F= View Angle

Select Drawing Style

Select the desired drawing style from the pull down menu, which lists all the pre-defined and user-defined drawing styles for the alignment.

Note:
  • The selected drawing style will be the active drawing style for other alignments, until changed.

Filter

Use this (Filter) icon to filter the available styles in the drop-down list (customize the pull down menu).

  • The dialog Horizontal Alignment Style Select will pop up, which lists all the styles.
  • Use the check box to customize the pull down menu Select Drawing Style.

Preview

Use this (Preview) icon for a preview of the active drawing style.

en/np/rail/menu/draw_horizontal_alignment/draw_horizontal_alignments.txt · Last modified: 2014/02/12 13:33 by vn_no_rbr