OpenRoads Designer CONNECT Edition

Place Named Boundary Civil Plan by Element

Named boundary tool that replaces named boundary a with customized named boundary. Example, intersections.


  1. Access or reference horizontal geometry along with other desired files.
  2. Graphically ID the horizontal geometry.
  3. Graphically ID the MicroStation shape to be used for clipping.
  4. Select the Drawing Seed.
  5. Modify other fields and toggles as needed.
  6. Enable the Create Drawing toggle.
  7. Data point in the DGN file to Accept.
  8. Select OK on the Create Drawing dialog.
Drawing Seed Specifies the drawing seed that sets default values for all of the values on the dialog. Also contains definitions for what seed files are used to create the cross sections drawing and seed models including how the drawings are positioned on the sheets.
Name Enter name of the named boundary.
Description Enter brief description for the new group.
Group Selects the named boundary group. You can also create a new group by selecting New from the drop-down.
Name Enter name of the new group.
Description Enter brief description for the new group.
Overlap Sets the distance, along the path element, by which the named boundary element is to be extended. Positive values extend it and negative values shorten it. If you use the Measure Distance tool next to the field, the measured distance displays in the Overlap field.
Create Drawing Opens the Create Drawing dialog after creating the named boundary to create a saved view from the selected named boundary and automate dynamic views.
Show Dialog When enabled, a dialog with additional parameters set by the Drawing Seed is shown.