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Quick Routeanchor icon

Quick Route

Summaryanchor icon

This tool calculates and plots the fastest route between two points, by the chosen method of transport. It returns complete multi-modal turn-by-turn directions.

Using the toolanchor icon

Select the tool by clicking on it, then open the dialogue box under the dropdown arrow. Fill in the parameters, then either:

  1. Enter the addresses of the origin and destination, and click Run
  2. Enter the lat-long coordinates of the origin and destination, and click Run
  3. Click on the map canvas once to set the origin, and then again to set the destination

A new layer will be added to the project with the time. This layer is a temporary layer. If you need to save it, right click on it in the legend, and choose Make permanent.

Parametersanchor icon

ParameterDescriptionData Type
Transport ModeMethod of transportPicklist
Time ZoneTime zonePicklist
Departure / Arrival SearchesWhether the chosen time is a departure or arrival timePicklist
Departure / Arrival TimeThe departure or arrival time. This will get updated as per the time zone selected.Calendar Format - dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm
Destination (Address)Text address of the arrival locationText
Origin (Lat-Long)Coordinates of the departure locationText
Destination (Lat-Long)Coordinates of the arrival locationText