Better Civil 3D Surface Label Style Updates

Tags Civil 3D 2023, Civil 3D 2022, Label Style, Expression Set, corridor surface, surface, grading, Volume Dashboard, TIN

The Framework for Civil 3D fully supports multiple releases of Autodesk Civil 3D in a couple of flavors. The Framework is a continuously developed product. Significant and important improvements and updates are delivered to Framework for Civil 3D Jump Kit product customers on a regular basis.

Over the past year the Framework for Civil 3D improvements included collections of innovative Civil 3D Label Style Expression Sets with new, powerful Civil 3D Label Style collection libraries designed and manufactured to optimize deliverables annotation for the mission critical Civil 3D Features – Surfaces, Points, and Feature Lines.

Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOns

We released more powerful, detailed, and improved updates for the Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOns.

The updated Framework for Civil 3D Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOns support the latest Update builds of Civil 3D 2022, Civil 3D 2021, and Civil 3D 2020.

The AddOn Updates will be included in the Framework for Civil 3D 2023 products coming soon.

Current Jump Kit 8 and Jump Kit 8 AIA customers may download the updated Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOn from the respective product download pages.

The new Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOn is a complete replacement of the previously released AddOn and Jump Kit resources.

Other Label Style Expression Set AddOns for Contours and Feature Line Segment Labels were updated to the most recent builds of Civil 3D for consistency. These are a complete replacement of the previously released AddOn and Jump Kit resources.

Label Style Expression Set resources are not included in Templates Only trial products.

Surface Label Style Expression Set

This significant Framework for Civil 3D AddOn update includes new Variable Offset Settings with automatic adjustments to the current Civil 3D annotative scale for all Style Libraries that employ the Surface Label Style Expression Set. These include:

  • Variable and Fixed Truncation Label Style collections
    Create and maintain Standardized levels of truncation across multiple Civil 3D project drawings
  • Height of Curb and Height of Wall Label Style collections
    Standardized multiple levels of automatic Height of Labels with fully separate truncation support
  • Multiple Surface Reference Surface Label Style collections
    Surface Labels that display elevations from two separate Civil 3D Surface models with truncation support
  • Full support for Reference Templates (TREF) and classic Civil 3D Template implementations

New Property Set driven Codes for all the Label Style collections in the Surface Elevation Label Style Expression Set are included. Code Property Set Code Label Styles:

  • Allow Civil 3D users to assign custom Codes to display in Surface Labels selected from fully customizable Property Set Code lists
  • Property Set Code Label Styles include Variable Offset Settings support
  • The new Surface Label Style Expression Set Code Property Set Code functionality significantly reduces the number of Label Style collections required to produce suitable and detailed Surface Labels in Civil 3D with less effort
  • Previously supplied resource drawing names were shortened and names conform to typical Label Style Expression Set naming conventions.

The new Surface Label Style Expression Set AddOns include customer requested Label Style improvements and fixes, improved Label Style consistency, and more robust Label Style behaviors in Civil 3D.

Register, Login, and visit the updated Documentation and Help>>Labels In Civil 3D pages for more details and Label Style Expression Set usage mechanics.

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