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  1. Slotcar track length

    Length of each track individually, the sum of all tracks is not helpful for slotcar tracks.

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  2. Measure tool (Snapping)

    The Measure tool is nice but it is difficult to measure exact distance between two elements. It might be an idea to make it glue to the edges of the element in some way so that it "finds" the same point in the other element (e.g. from left side of rail to left side of rail). Also, an indication of the angle from the underlying element would be nice so that one knows that the result is the shortest distance.
    At the moment, measuring with 3 decimals is pointless if I don't know if I measure exactly 90 degrees from…

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  3. Automatic selection of the right track elements to connect two given disconnected tracks

    Manually selecting the right track elements to connect two given disconnected track elements is time consuming. It would be nice to have RailModeller Pro to fill in the space between the disconnected track with the right selection of tracks.

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    Ernesto,

    it sounds like you're looking for the "Close Gap with Tracks" assistant from the Smart Insert popup in the toolbar.


    This assistant can be used to close a gap between two tracks with one or multiple pieces of sectional track. 

    The user guide also provides additional information in the "Smart Insert: Close Gap with Tracks" section.

  4. Dimension Shape

    The Dimension shape could really use some tweaking. First and foremost, the user should be able to have the dimension indicate the exact length by having a field to type the numbers into rather than trying to manually size it with the mouse while it's being created or edited. Second, the thickness of the line needs to be editable. For these first two, the start and end coordinates and the line width that can be typed in for the line shape would be acceptable for the dimension shape. Third, the type of arrowhead should be editable to include a sizable…

    17 votes
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    Now available in 6.4.19:


    Upgraded Dimension Inspector: Improved flexibility and  customization options with expanded control over arrow scale and line  width, along with the ability to input precise lengths for accurate  measurements.

  5. Layer List: Right Click a Layer > Select All

    Going back & forth between the Layer Menu and the Toolbar is wasting time. We need the ability to Right Click a Layer to Select All in active layer.

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  6. I would like to be able to select multiple track elements and move them all to a different layer.

    I would like to be able to select multiple track elements and move them all to a different layer.
    Currently if I select a number of tracks, right click, and choose to 'move to layer' only one piece of track is allocated to move.
    So, I laboriously move track pieces to a new layer one at a time! Maybe I'm missing something.
    Thanks

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    Luckily that's already possible -

    please note that the contextual menu operates in the current context, e.g. the element where it is opened.

    This is entirely separate from the concept of selections.

    To change layer assignment for the current selection you can simply use the commands provided in the Layer menu.

  7. Manually enter length of flex tracks

    It would be great if, when double-clicking on a flex track, it were also possible to directly enter, via a text field, the desired length of the track instead of try to do this via dragging.

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    Luckily this is already possible!

    When bending the flex track to a parametric straight or curved track via the contextual menu of the Flex Track inspector in the sidebar to the right when the track is selected the length can be entered in the text fields.

  8. Add Paste to context menu when right clicking on canvas

    It'd be nice to be able to paste directly from the context menu

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  9. inclines and declines for double-track routes

    to be able to plan inclines and declines for double-track routes. preferably with track connections between the routes.
    Background/Why? So far, you can only plan them individually next to each other. The longer route always has a different height profile than the shorter one, and points for changing routes cannot be planned without a difference in height. At least that's my experience so far.

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    Please use existing feature request


       https://railmodeller.uservoice.com/forums/249335-railmodeller-feature-requests/suggestions/39211243-grade-kato-double-track



    for voting/comments

  10. post a comment bubble anywhere

    th possibility to post a comment bubble anywhere in my plan. With my thoughts, ideas or important information for further processing.

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    Please use existing feature request


      https://railmodeller.uservoice.com/forums/249335-railmodeller-feature-requests/suggestions/45043807-sticky-comments-attached-to-elements-or-locations


    for voting/comments

  11. Spiegelung des Gleisplans; reflection of the plan

    reflection of the plan, Einen vorhandenen Gleisplan spiegeln können

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  12. Text on shapes

    I'd like to request an option to display the comment on top of shapes. I use shapes to represent buildings and having comments be visible on top of them would be great to note down which shape corresponds to which building. Manually placing text boxes on top is a bit cumbersome

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    Luckily that's already possible -

    any 'comment' entered for custom shapes will be displayed the same way as other element labels when the option is turned on (in the Documents tab in the sidebar under Element Labels)

  13. New Lionel Fastrack 3" straight section

    In their 2023 Big Book (http://catalogs.lionel.com/2023/BB/#), Lionel added a 3" straight section (part # 2325030) to the O gauge Fastrack system (page 219). Can this new section get added to the Fastrack library?

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  14. Kato 2-180 369mm straight track

    Please add Kato 2-180 369mm straight track to the N Gauge Kato Unitrack list

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  15. Add list or add to the requests with request, Vote, completion percent and some timeframe. Year-Quarter, Year-Month or even just a Year.

    A way to see the progress of features. sort of a sortable gnat chart or at least the list of requests.

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  16. Atlas N Code 80 #8 turnouts added to library

    Add Atlas Code 80 #8 turnouts to library.

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  18. Free space above section as a function

    A possibility to set "free space" above a track. Lets say I set it to 80mm, if a track passing above it i placed lower than 80mm I will get a notice that there is not enough ”free space”

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  19. I would like to be able to use my stock list as an track library

    It's great to have the Stock Management feature and also see how many tracks items remain in the chosen track library!

    However in my stock I have parts from Roco and Fleischmann which means I have browse back and forth between track libraries when creating layouts. When editing layouts I see lots of track items I don't own which means I have to scroll around or browse track categories to find the track I want to add to my layout. Even with tracks from only one manufacturer I have to either switch between track classes (straight/curves/turnouts/..) or scroll a lot…

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  20. A max gradient function

    A possibility to set max gradient. Let say i set it to 3%, if I use 4% somewhere in my track plan I will get a warning.

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