OpenBridge Modeler

Place Barrier tool

Used to place barrier templates.

Found on the Home ribbon tab in the Auxiliary group.

Tool Settings

SettingDescription
Barrier group
SettingDescription
Template Name Click […] to open the Template Selection dialog, which is used to select a deck template from the deck template library. Click OK to use the selected template.
Start Station Offset Offset distance along stationing from the starting supportline station to the start of deck.
End Station Offset Offset distance along stationing from the end of deck to the end supportline station.
Horizontal Offset Horizontal offset distance from alignment to WP of deck template.
Vertical Offset Vertical offset distance from alignment to WP of deck template.
Add Constraints Set this option to assign variable constraint values immediately after the object is placed.
Solid Placement group
SettingDescription
Template Orientation Specifies the orientation of the faces of solids placed along the alignment.
  • Vertical — the template faces are vertical in the Z axis (world coordinate system) (i.e., "plumb").
  • Normal — the template faces are perpendicular to the alignment

Template orientation: a) Vertical (in Z axis) and b) Normal (to alignment)

Feature group
SettingDescription
Feature Definition Select an existing feature definition from the drop-down list to use for object being placed.
Name Prefix Type a prefix value to use for all objects set using this Feature Definition, which are useful in quickly identifying features in a group.
Key-in: bmgeom place placebarrier