4.4.2.9 VMS Features

VMS features include:

- All lines are centered.

- A page with one line of text is displayed on the center line.

- A page with two lines of text is displayed on the first and third line.

- Route types, numbers and directions are displayed on the same line.

- Exit (EX) and exit numbers are displayed on the same line.

- Directions containing the Route on which the incident is located and the direction are displayed on one line, if they fit. Otherwise they are displayed on separate lines making sure that Route types, numbers and directions are displayed on the same line and Exit (EX) and exit numbers are displayed on the same line.

4.4.2.9.1 VMS Show True Display Window Features

The VMS Show True Display Window features include the following:

4.4.2.9.2 VMS Message Libraries

The VMS editor can be launched from either the map or CHART II Navigator. It allows the operator to see the true form of the VMS sign display as the operator types the messages. It obeys the syntax rules concerning keeping together groups of text such as I 95 N, as specified in the design document and exemplified in figure 4-39.

Figure 4-39. VMS Editor

CSC/PBFI Advantage: The VMS Editor shows the operator what a message will look like when displayed on a VMS.