Every time I create a new course in the Traverse tool for a curve the units reset to decimal degrees (dd) for the Delta Angle. Unlike the line symbol choice that remembers the symbol for the next course, the Delta Angle resets for every newly created course. I always enter the Delta Angle in Degrees Minutes Seconds (dms) units so I am constantly having to change this setting for every curve course I create. If I fail to change the units from dd to dms and enter the value as a dms value, the tool treats the dashes like minus signs and completely changes the value. This error causes the tangent bearing of the next course to be wrong and I have to press the undo button to remove the Delta Angle value so I can change the units, enter the dms value and set the correct course. Switching from keyboard to mouse to change the units for every curve course slows the whole process to a crawl.
I presume the units are internally stored in dd units, since every time I enter a dms value and exit the Delta Angle field, the value and units are displayed as dd units. However, if I click on the value to edit in the Delta Angle it remembers the units I previously chose and changes the value and units back to dms. If I change the unit to ra it remembers that choice as well.
I would like a way to set the default Delta Angle units to dms the first time I enter the field for editing for every new course I create in the Traverse tool. It can still display dd units when I am not editing in the field. It should then continue to remember any changes I make to the units for the next time I enter the field.
This would save considerable time and along with my other idea to set a default Line symbol this change would make the traverse tool a keyboard only tool from the starting course to the ending course and for every new single course traverse I create.
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