Modify a road

1 Changing the geometry of a road

There are several ways to modify a road.

1.1 Changing the length of a road

1) Click on the road, select a node and move it to the new location.

Fig.: Changing the length of a road

1.2 Adjusting the shape of a road

There are three ways to adjust the shape of a road: by moving an existing node or shape point, by adding a shape point and moving it, and by moving a sub-shape point.

1.2.1 Move a node or shape point

1) Select the road, click on the node or shape point and drag to the new location

Fig.: Select a node and move it to the new location

1.2.2 Add a shape point and move it

1) Right-click on the road, select “Shape road” and a new shape point appears

Fig.: Adding a new shape point using “Shape road”

 

2) Move the shape point to its new location.

Fig.: New shape points have been added

1.2.3 Move a sub-shape point

1) Select the road, click on the sub-shape point and move it to the new location.

Fig.: Adding a new shape point by moving a sub-shape point

 

2) A new shape point is created and new sub-shape points appear.

Fig.: New shape points have been added

1.3 Deleting a shape point

1) Select the road, right-click on the node or shape point and select “Remove this node”.

Fig.: Deleting a node using “Remove this node”

 

Deleting a node shortens the road segment to the closest shape point.

Fig.: After deleting a node the road is shortened to the closest shape point

 

Deleting a shape point changes the shape of the road.

Fig.: After deleting, the shape point is removed

1.4 Dividing the road in two segments

1) Select the road, right-click on the shape point and select “Divide into 2 road segments”.

Fig.: Dividing a road using “Divide into 2 road segments”

 

2) The road is split and a new node is created.

Fig.: New node has been created

1.5 Remove junction

1) Select the road, right-click on the junction node and select “Remove junction”.

Fig.: Remove a junction using “Remove junction”

 

2) The selected road will be removed from the junction.

Fig.: Junction has been removed

2 Changing the attributes of a road

There are two ways to activate the ability to change attributes.

2.1 Select the road

1) Click on the road and modify attributes in the “Road attributes” panel.

Fig.: Changing the attributes of a road after selecting it

2.2 Edit road details

1) Right-click on the road, select “Edit road details” and modify attributes in the “Road attributes” panel.

Fig.: Change the attributes of a road using “Edit road details”