Ezigrade (version 2)

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Surfaces:  You can change surface to display by changing the value from the drop down list on the combo box.


Contains the sub-items to either "Zoom Extents" or "Zoom Window". You can also click on the appropriate icon's to do the same. We normally suggest users use a wheel mouse. Middle wheel zooms in and out. Clicking middle button - holding down and then dragging moves the display around the screen.
Tablets also support a finger pan. Finger down then drag.
Tablets also support a two finger zoom.


This gives us the option of optionally displaying:
Points, Point Numbers, Heights, Design Heights, Difference Heights, Codes, Descriptions, Triangles, Contours, Drainage Lines, Drains and background images from Bing Maps.
We can display text as small, medium or large.

Field - Edge Heights:

This attribute displays the height at the corner of a section. It is commonly enabled when doing multi-plane designs. In this case the idea is to match the design heights at the section corners. This results in nice crisp matching joins between sections. When matching sections such as this you often set the grades of the plane sections so that heights vary predictably when moving section joins.

Grid - Cut Fill Volumes

Enables the display of volumes inside each grid cell. Gives designers an idea of earth movement. It is a legacy function from the early days of land-grading. An alternative method is to create a difference surface and do a coloured plot which also shows the same thing with a bit more WOW factor.

Grid - Heights

Shows cut and fill heights inside each grid cell.

Toolbar and Statusbar

You have the option of hiding them if necessary. If you think this is necessary your probably better off with a larger screen.
TODO: Change the footer's content in Project Settings : HTML (CHM) Export : Setup HTML Template and Layout