OpenSite Designer

To Inverse Points on an Arc

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

    Set Input Type to Arc.

    or

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

    or

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

    or

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

    or

    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 the tool settings).

    Arc Mode

    Select method of defining the arc, radius point or point on curve.

    Direction (Hand)

    Select the direction of the arc, clockwise or counter clockwise.

    Enter Start Arc Point

    Data point or enter survey point name. Moving the cursor has dynamic circle with radius / length displayed.

    Enter Center Point (Radius Point Method only)

    Data point or enter survey point name. Note the dynamic information adjusts to the entry.

    Enter End Arc Point

    Data point or enter survey point name of second point.

    Enter Thru Arc Point (Point on Curve Method only)

    Data point or enter survey point name. Note the dynamic information adjusts to the entry

    Reset

    Ends the tool, displays arc data, and opens Civil Report Browser if option is toggled on.