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Let’s face it. Most of the time we all tend to initially shoot for some form of published annotation. It’s a habit. For surveyors this means data out of Survey Dbs. The Lord knows, I hope you have moved beyond imported point files to better manage your survey data behind. You Civil 3D design folks heard that too? For civil engineers this often also means linear design stuff that needs to be annotated.

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Sometimes the obvious is right in front of us. Then again maybe it isn't obvious?

In the old days most civil CAD software included some simple command function to quickly create a grid to superimpose on a site topo plan. In typical AutoCAD Civil 3D fashion this really isn’t a built in function. It doesn’t need to be as we shall see. However, in training I do get the question a lot,

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, Label Set, grids, Label Style, Style, topo

Real quick now - What are the differences between the plethora of Line and Curve Labels in AutoCAD Civil 3D?

Oops! Please do it That Way

Line and Curve Labels

Yep. Some are Civil 3D Feature (object) specific like Alignment, Parcel, and the latest new Figure…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags annotation, curve label, Style, Label Style, Label Set, label, line label