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The fundamentals of the Parcel Dances of Free Form, Slide, and Swing we talked about in the last two Parcel posts. The Site Parcel topology engine helps us out a lot once we recognize what really happening behind the scenes. Most of the time, we’re going have to manually tune up the results of the automated Parcel design tools.

The ever present…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grip edit, grips, parcel segment, site parcel, parcel

Some say AutoCAD Civil 3D Parcels are a bitch. Parcels can run in packs like wolves. Last time we learned that the attached Parcel segment can perform the functions of the Alpha bitch in a wolf pack. She’ll try to keep the puppies in order.
These days we have “dog whisperers”.
As far as I know there have been few wolf whisperers in history since the bros Romulus and…

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What did we get ourselves into when we started a simple write up on Parcels?
Ah well. Inside AutoCAD Civil 3D there’s always more to the story.

The Parcel Posts - a study guide to Read and Test in AutoCAD Civil 3D
Site Parcel Essentials – Part 1 | It’s Not Yo’ Daddy’s Parcel – Part 2 | To…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grading, breakline, parcel segment, parcel, site parcel, topology

In the last few Parcel posts we learned about the Site Parcel Feature’s topology engine. We unwrapped this planar and nodal based topology model that underlies how Parcels work. This unique engine powers the design functionality we get out of Site Parcel’s dynamic model in…

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Why does the Site Parcel’s Feature Line collector have a single Style-based Priority property? The need for the property isn’t really apparent at first glance. It becomes more evident when we begin to understand the depth of the Site Parcel and the dual power of the built-in Site Parcel model.

In the last post, we discovered…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags grading, Label Style, Parcel Area Label, parcel, site parcel