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Parcel Layers

This post is specifically for Parcels Entities, however many of the same principals apply to other objects as well.  I will cut this post down in favor of another that deals with Object / Display layers for all civil entities as a whole.

These layers may be way off standard for you, so customize it the way you want. 

Parcel Entities have both an Object layer and a Display Layer

One suggestion is as follows:

Object layers structured for what the Object conveys.  Display layers for whom the Object is conveyed TO.

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October 9, 2008 Posted by | Parcels | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Part 2 of the Point Creation scenario

Point and label styles. Check out Part 1 here.

I needed a Point Style to show 2 different datas on a single location.

Hey! Isn’t that what points styles are for?

Yes sir, that’s right. In this example, I need 2 different elevations. Yeah I know, not rocket science. But for the newbies out there, it might be a bit confusing.

 Through the remainder of this discussions, we will cover the following:

  • Point Styles without blocks
  • Point Label Styles
  • Point and Point Label Display layers  

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October 9, 2008 Posted by | Points | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Part 1 of the Point Creation Scenario

Importing Points

This discussion regards impoting points into an existing database.  The focus of the discussion surrounds mechanical and visual organization.

We will discuss the following:

  • Importing Points
  • Point Groups and their importance
  • Renumbering Points for the current database
  • Visual sorting
  • Points and Point Label Styles
  • and more….

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