InfoNet Tip – Adding Direction Arrows to Pipes

Want to show direction of pipe dictated by upstream to downstream manhole? Try the following.

1. Right click on the GeoPlan and choose ‘Properties & Themes’.
2. Identify the Pipe Layer and click on the Theme button, see image below.

GeoPlan Properties & Themes Dialog Box. Pipe Layer, Theme Button.

GeoPlan Properties & Themes Dialog Box. Pipe Layer, Theme Button.

3. In the Pipe: Base Theme Dialog box edit the Base Theme, by first of all ticking the ‘Arrows’ check box and then selecting the value one in the combo-box from the newly displayed Arrows theme column. See image below.

Editing The Base Theme

Editing The Base Theme

It is possible to increase the number of arrows that appear on each pipe by choosing a number higher than one in the combo-box from the newly displayed Arrows theme column. And using a negative number reverses the direction of the arrow, see images below.

Increasing the Number Of Arrows

Increasing the Number Of Arrows

Reversing the Direction of the Arrow

Reversing the Direction of the Arrow

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    About Idris Nujjoo

    Idris is the Product Sector Leader for InfoNet and InfoMaster and has been working for Innovyze (and its earlier incarnations) since 2001 and specifically working on InfoNet and Asset Management for the past decade.
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