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Searching for routes

You can use the Find Route tool to search for routes, zoom in to their spatial location, and explore the attribute information, or use the Advanced Find Route tool to refine your search parameters.

Searching with the Find Route tool

Most event editing workflows are associated with a route, and the Find Route tool in the Event Editor helps to explore the LRS Network. Within the search results, you can zoom in to the spatial location of results, and explore the attribute information.

  1. Open Event Editor and, if prompted, sign in to Portal for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online.
  2. On the Map tab, in the Find group, choose a Network (LRM) within which the search will be performed.

    Only the routes associated with the selected network will be part of the search.

    Find Route in Event Editor
  3. Enter the ID for which you want to search. You can also enter the name if a name field is configured with the network. The ID name input does not have to be an exact match.
    Note:

    If a name field is configured with the network, both IDs and names for the network will be searched. If a name field is not configured with the network, only IDs for the network will be searched.

  4. Click the Find Route button Find Route or press the Enter key.

    The results of the search operation are populated in the Search Results panel, along with information about the total number of result pages available. The results panel contains buttons near the bottom to browse the results.

    Note:

    If a name is configured for the network, both the ID and name for each record will appear in the search results. If a name is not configured for the network, only the ID for each record will appear in the search results.

    Search results for network without route name configured
    Search results for network with route name configured
    Tip:

    Alternately, you can use the Advanced Find Route tool Advanced Find Route to refine your search parameters. However, the Advanced Find Route tool will only search for routes, and not lines.

  5. The results can be explored using the navigation buttons at the bottom.
    • Click the First Page button First Page or Last Page button Last Page to go to the first or last page of results, respectively.
    • Click the Next Page button Next Page or Previous Page button Previous Page to go to the next or previous page of results, respectively.
    • Click the drop-down arrow and choose the page number to directly access a page.
  6. Click individual rows within the results panel and the map refreshes to zoom to the extent of the selected result. Use the following tools to work with individual records.

    ToolAction
    Zoom To Route

    Zoom to routes.

    Zoom To Measure

    Zoom to measure.

    Flash Route

    Flash routes.

    Add Linear Events

    Open the Add Linear Events widget to the selected result, select the route in the widget, and navigate the map to that route.

    Check Events

    Open the Check Events widget to the selected route, select the route in the widget, and navigate the map to that route.

Searching with the Advanced Find Route tool

The Advanced Find Route tool gives you more flexibility in searching for routes by allowing you to refine search parameters without the use of a query builder. Using the Advanced Find Route tool, you can search by route ID fields and sort the search results by fields. The search parameters are stored in the browser for future use.

  1. Open Event Editor and, if prompted, sign in to Portal for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online.
  2. On the Map tab, in the Find group, click the Advanced Route Find tool Advanced Find Route.
  3. Click the Network drop-down arrow and choose a network on which the search will be performed.
  4. Select a Search by method. By default, it is set to Route ID fields. If your route ID is made of concatenated fields, the Route ID search method will allow you to search by the coded value domains and subtypes used in the Route ID field.
  5. Specify the order in which you would like your search results to be displayed by selecting fields in the Sort fields area.

    Advanced Route Find

    Note:

    Additionally, administrators can choose to exclude certain fields from search results through the Event Editor configuration.

    "excludeFields": [ "shape", "shape.len", "shape_len", "shape_length", "st_length(shape)", "shape.stlength()", "shape_area"],
  6. Click Find.

    The results of the search operation are populated in the Search Results panel, along with information about the total number of result pages available. The results panel contains buttons near the bottom to browse the results.

  7. The results can be explored using the navigation buttons at the bottom.
    • Click the First Page button First Page or Last Page button Last Page to go to the first or last page of results, respectively.
    • Click the Next Page button Next Page or Previous Page button Previous Page to go to the next or previous page of results, respectively.
    • Click the drop-down arrow and choose the page number to directly access a page.
  8. Click individual rows within the results panel and the map refreshes to zoom to the extent of the selected route. Use the following tools to work with individual records.

    ToolAction
    Zoom To Route

    Zoom to routes.

    Zoom To Measure

    Zoom to measure.

    Flash Route

    Flash routes.

    Add Linear Events

    Open the Add Linear Events widget to the selected result, select the route in the widget, and navigate the map to that route.

    Check Events

    Open the Check Events widget to the selected route, select the route in the widget, and navigate the map to that route.