OpenSite Designer

Label Terrain Contours

Used to place additional labels for elevation on selected contours.

You can access this tool from the following:

  • Ribbon: Terrain > Labeling

Used to place additional labels for elevation on selected contours. Contours label automatically as a property of the terrain model element. You can place additional labels with this tool.

Tool Settings

Settings

Description

Terrain Model

Name of the selected terrain model.

Annotation mode

All Contours places a label on all selected contours.

Major Contours Only places labels on major contours.

Dimension Style

Sets the current dimension style from a list of all available dimension styles.

To create or select a dimension style, click the Magnifying Glass icon to open the Dimension Styles dialog.

To restore any dimension-related tool settings to the default dimension style settings, click the Reset style icon.

Text Alignment

Up Slope orients the text labels to always read as though you are standing at the bottom of a hill and looking uphill.

Follow Line orients the text labels so the direction of the line used to select the contours determines text orientation.

Height

Sets the text height, in working units.

The default is set by the text style.

Width

Sets the text width, in working units.

The default is set by the text style.

Annotation Scale Lock icon

If on, makes the contour annotations use the active model annotation scale.