The Options pane is opened from the Trains pane's
Standard JMRI® Window and Help menus
Build Options Normal
Normal builds are recommended when you first begin the program. Normal builds
guarantee that when a Car is delivered (set out) by a train that there will be track
space available for the car.
Aggressive builds makes the Car's track space available as soon a a car is scheduled
for pick up.
Note that once you've built a train, the build option can not be changed until all
trains are terminated or reset.
Next set of options control local car movements. Normally, it is beter not to
allow a car to move from one spur directly to another spur in the same location.
Enable Type, Road and Load Restrictions into Staging
When selected, the program will only deliver a train to a staging track that has the
same rolling stock, road, and load name restrictions.
departure track available after train is built.
Allow cars to
return to staging if needed.
Departure Track from Staging
If selected the program ask you which track should depart from staging during the
train build. Note that the program will only prompt you if there are two or more
trains available in staging that meet the train's requirements.
Prompt for Arrival
Track into Staging
If selected the program ask you which track should be used for arrival to staging
during the train build. Note that the program will only prompt you if there are two
or more trains available in staging that meet the train's requirements.
Car Routing Options
Enable Car Routing
When enabled, the program will use multiple trains to deliver a car to its final
destination. It is recommended that you leave this option enabled. When enabled , you
can use Schedule to deliver a car
to a specific location.
Routing via Yards
You can have the program log your locomotive, car, or train movement to a file by
selecting the appropriate check boxes. The program creates a new directory "logger"
in the operations directory. For each day's session the program will create a new
file (.csv) using the day's date.
Allow you to create your own custom manifest using .csv file. Import into a program
like Excel to create a manifest to your liking.