Draw Horizontal Alignment

This function draws selected alignment(s) or/and sets a drawing style. This function facilitates to select alignment(s) from:

Run the function from the following locations:

MOUS_ICO Toolbar: Draw Horizontal Alignment

MOUS_ICO Menu: Road > Draw Horizontal Alignment > Draw Horizontal Alignment...

MOUS_ICO Ribbon: Draw Horizontal Alignment: Draw Horizontal Alignment

The dialog Draw Horizontal Alignments will pop up.


Select Alignments

Select the alignment to be drawn using any of the options Object, Pick from Drawing, and File.

Drawing Scale

The current drawing scale is displayed. To change the drawing scale, exit this function and run the function drawing_scale.

View Direction

Use this field to define the rotation of the label/annotations depending on the angle at which the drawing is viewed.

Select the unit of angular measurement from the drop-down menu (see Figure 1 below).

Figure 1: Selection of unit of angular measurement

Figure 2: Examples of orientations of labels

Select Drawing Style

Select the desired drawing style from the pull-down menu, which lists all the pre-defined and user-defined drawing styles for the alignment.

Note: The selected drawing style will be the active drawing style for other alignments until changed.


Use the filter option to filter the available styles in the drop-down list (customize the pull-down menu).


Use the option Preview for a preview of the active drawing style.