The Options pane is opened from the
Trains pane's Tools
Standard JMRI® Window and
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
Note that once you've built a train, the build option
can not be changed until all trains are terminated or
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
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.
Make departure track
available after train is built.
Allow cars to return to staging
Prompt for Departure Track from
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
Prompt for Arrival Track into
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
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.
Enable Car Routing via
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.