OpenSite Designer

Project Profile Range to Element

Used to show a portion of one elements profile in the profile space of another element.

You can access this tool from the following:

  • Ribbon: Geometry > Vertical > Profile Creation split button

Project Profile Range to Element performs the same function as the Project Profile tool except a station range can be used instead of the entire element. Use the Project Profile Range to Element tool to show a portion of one elements profile in the profile space of another element.

Note: Your workspace must include both a Plan View and a Open Profile Model to employ this tool.
  1. With a profile visible in a Profile View, select the Project Profile Range to Element icon.

    • The Place Projected Profile 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 command prompt that says "Select Element to Project", so move the cursor to the existing profile.
  3. When prompted to "Select Plan Element to Project Onto", move the cursor into the Plan View and select the element to which you wish to impart elevation.
  4. Use one of the following methods to set the Start Distance:
    • As you move the cursor, a value is displayed on the prompt. Data point ( i.e., left-click) at the desired value.
    • Enter a value and strike the Enter key then data point to accept the value.
  5. Use one of the following methods to set the End Distance:
    • As you move the cursor, a value is displayed on the prompt. Data point at the desired value.
    • Enter a value and strike the Enter key then data point to accept the locked value.
    Note: The source profile is now displayed in the profile view of the target element.
  6. To view the new profile of the element, click the Open Profile Model icon.
  7. Move the cursor into the Plan View and note that it is accompanied by a prompt that says, "Locate Plan Element". Data point on the newly profiled element.
  8. The cursor is now equipped with a prompt that says, "Select or Open View", so move the cursor into the Profile View and data point.

Properties

To View the new element's properties, equip the Element Selection tool.

Data pointX on the elevated element in the Profile View then let the cursor hover over it. Click the Properties icon to access rule data for the chosen element.