OpenBridge Modeler

Utilities Ribbon Tab

Table 1. Interoperability group
Tool name Description


LEAP Bridge Concrete
Send To Used to send the active bridge unit to LEAP Bridge Concrete.
Update Used to update the active bridge unit from a corresponding LEAP Bridge Concrete file.


LEAP Bridge Steel
Send To Used to send the active bridge unit to LEAP Bridge Steel.
Update Used to update the active bridge unit from a corresponding LEAP Bridge Steel file.


RM Bridge
Send To Used to send the active bridge unit to RM Bridge.
Update Used to update the active bridge unit from a corresponding RM Bridge file.


ProStructures
Closes the current model and then reopens the model in ProStructures.
Table 2. ICM group
Tool name Description


Create
The Create ICM tool creates an ICM from the attached Civil Model. The Civil Model encompasses attached reference files and includes available Civil Design Models and or Terrain Models for inclusion into the ICM.


Read
Used to select a Integrated Civil i-Model repository (file extension .icm.dgn) to import horizontal and vertical geometry data.


Update
Used to send any changes to the horizontal or vertical geometry to a civil consensus repository. The Civil Design Synchronizer Navigator program is used to accept or reject changes in the repository and provide commit comments.


Revisions
Used to send any changes to the horizontal or vertical geometry to a civil consensus repository. The Civil Design Synchronizer Navigator program is used to accept or reject changes in the repository and provide commit comments.
Table 3. Export group
Tool name Description


Import Templates >
Import Superstructure Used to import beam, deck, barrier, and column cross-section template libraries from an XML transfer file.
Import Substructure Used to import pier, abutment, and wingwall template libraries from an XML transfer file.


Export Templates >
Export Superstructure Exports user-selected superstructure templates from the Beams, Decks, Barriers, and Column cross-section template libraries to an XML transfer file format.
Export Substructure Exports user specified substructure elements (piers, abutments, wingwalls) to an XML transfer file.


Export Terrain
Exports the terrain model to the specified file format, i.e., LandXML or native product (GEOPAK TIN, InRoads DTM, MX FIL).
Table 4. Libraries group
Tool name Description


Decks
Opens the Template Creation dialog, which is used to create and edit deck templates.


Barriers
Opens the Template Creation dialog, which is used for creating and editing barrier templates.


Beams
Opens the Template Creation dialog, which is used to create and edit standard beam sections.


Columns
Opens the Template Creation dialog, which is used to create and edit column sections.


Piers
Multi Column Opens the Pier Templates dialog, which is used to manage the templates for the Multi Column pier type.
Pile Bent Opens the Pier Templates dialog, which is used to manage the templates for the Pile Bent pier type.


Abutments
Pile Cap Opens the Abutment Templates dialog, which is used to manage the templates for the Pile Cap abutment type.
Stem Wall Opens the Abutment Templates dialog, which is used to manage the templates for the Stem Wall abutment type.


Wingwall
Opens the Wingwall Templates dialog, which is used to create and edit wingwall templates.


Material
Opens the Materials dialog, which is used to manage the materials data.


Stiffeners
Opens the Stiffener Templates dialog, which is used to create and edit transverse stiffener templates.


Cross Frames
Opens the Cross Frames Library dialog, which is used to create and edit cross frames.


Connection
Opens the Beam Connection Plate Library dialog, which is used
Table 5. AccuDraw group
Tool name Description


Toggle AccuDraw
Enable or disable AccuDraw input.
Tip: Click the to open the Manage ACS dialog. Used to create, copy, delete, or import an Auxiliary Coordinate System (ACS) and to select ACS tools.
Table 6. ACS group
Tool name Description
Define an ACS

Define ACS (Aligned with Element)
Used to define an ACS on 2D elements and on 3D elements including surfaces, solid faces, and mesh facets.


Define by Points
Used to define an ACS with data points. Upon definition, the ACS becomes the Active ACS.


Define by View
Used to assign an Auxiliary Coordinate System to each view.


Define by Reference
Used to define an ACS aligned with an attached reference. Upon definition, the ACS becomes the Active ACS.


Define by Top Plane
Used to define an ACS in the top plane.


Define by Front Plane
Used to define an ACS in the front plane.


Define by Side Plane
Used to define an ACS in the side plane.


Move ACS
Used to move the origin of the Active ACS.


Rotate ACS
Used to rotate the active ACS.


Select ACS
Used to select an ACS for attachment as the Active ACS.


Apply ACS to Selected View
Used to apply an Auxiliary Coordinate System to the selected view.


Reset ACS
Sets coordinates back to the original global system, with the active ACS appearing as "Unnamed".


Toggle ACS Triad
Turns on or off the display of ACS triad.
Table 7. Clash Detection group
Tool name Description


Clash Detection
Opens the Clash Detection dialog, which is used to identify sets of elements to be used for the detection of physical clashes and clearance problems between the elements.


Previous Clash
Used to view the previous clash.


Next Clash
Used to view the next clash.