Bets Fit Vertical Curve or StraightCreate Best Fit Long Section

(This functionality is available with the Profiles and Design module)
(Not available in LISCAD Lite)

Allows creation of a best fit long section consisting of a straight line, an arc or a parabola.

The Long Sections/Create Best Fit Long Section command is accessed from the Profiles task in the long section view.

Create Best Fit Long Section dialog box

Item Used to
Best Fit Select Line, Arc or Parabola as the desired type of best fit long section.
Radius Enter the required radius for a best fit arc long section. Enter 0 to allow the best bit radius to be calculated. Only available if the Arc radio button is selected.
Existing Long Section Select a long section from the list of long sections in the current long section view. This is the long section that the new long section is to best fit.
Start Chainage / Distance: Enter the chainage or distance of the start of the new best fit long section, depending upon how the Alignment Configuration is set.
End Chainage / Distance: Enter the chainage or distance of the end of the new best fit long section, depending upon how the Alignment Configuration is set.
New Long Section Name Enter the desired name of the new long section.
Open Long Section In: Select the long section view that the new long section will be opened in.
Colour: Select and display the colour of the new long section.
Line Style: Select and display the line style of the new long section.
Editing Behaviour
Delete All This profiles will be deleted if the Control Line beneath it changes position.
Delete Affected Points in this profiles will be deleted if the Control Line changes position beneath them.
Scale Affected Points in this profiles will retain their relative position along the Control Line.
Retain Affected Points in this profiles will maintain there distance along the Control Line. Note that if the length of the control line changes their position on the line will change.
OK Create the best fit long section.
Close Close the dialog box.