OpenRail Designer CONNECT Edition

To Inverse Points Radially

  1. Select the Inverse Points tool.
  2. Set the following options in the tool settings dialog.

    Set the Input Type to Radial.


    If elevations are available and delta elevations are wanted, toggle on 3D.


    (optional) Set the annotation and persist options in the tool settings.


    Toggle on Send Option if the inverse report in the Civil Report Browser is wanted.


    Toggle on Use Point Name if you are using existing survey data.

  3. Follow the heads-up prompts:

    Heads-Up Prompt

    User Response

    Input Type

    Data point to accept (already set in Tool Settings).

    Enter Start Radial Point

    Data point or enter survey point name. Moving the cursor has dynamic distance / direction data attached to cursor.

    Enter End Radial Point (seen in lower prompt field, not heads-up prompt)

    Data point or enter survey point name of second point. Continue entering points as desired. A mix of data points and survey points is supported.


    Ends the tool and opens Civil Report Browser if option is toggled on.