OpenSite Designer

Profile Line Between Points

Used to construct a profile line between two designated points.

You can access this tool from the following:

  • Ribbon: Geometry > Vertical > Lines split button

Use the Plan Profile between Points command to construct a profile line between two designated points.

  1. Select the Plan Profile between Points icon.
    Note: If your View isn't in Profile mode, an error message will indicate that you need to Open Profile Model.
    • The Place Plan Profile between Points dialog opens.
    • Checking the box next to any of the fields locks in the associated value.
  2. When you move the cursor into the Profile View, it is equipped with a prompt. Enter the Start Point in the View by data pointing ( i.e., left-clicking) at the desired location.
  3. When prompted to "Enter End Point", move the cursor to the point to which you wish to draw a line then data point.
  4. Use one of the following methods to establish the Slope or Length (choose between the two by striking the left or right arrow keys to toggle between them):
  • Without moving the cursor, key in the desired value then data point.
  • As you move the cursor, a value is displayed on the prompt. Data point at the desired value.
  • If the field is locked on the Place Plan Profile between Points dialog, you cannot set a new value.

Dialog Customization

Right-click on the Place Plan Profile between Points dialog to customize it for specific tasks or to personal preference.

Manipulators

  • Delta Slope
  • Length
  • Drag a grip to dynamically adjust start and end distance
  • Station and elevation of end points