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Renumber Alignment Labels with Overlapping sequences

The following question was posted to the Civil 3D Discussion groups. 

I have a drawing with 20 road alignments and I am trying to create curve tables for them. I want the table for each road to start at 1. When I tag each curve, they keep going in numerical order…. Even if I change the numbering options to 1 before I label them….

Overlapping Tag Label Numbering

In Civil 3D 2008, the Parcel and Alignment Tag numbering was a site oriented thing. I worked it out by keeping different tables for each site, and went on my merry (and not so merry) way. Civil 3D 2009 seems to have lumped all the tags into a big pot. Overlaps can occur with labels on the same Site. I like this much better, and I have more flexible control. No more auto labeling in the 500’s, and then manually renumbering tags into the range I wanted. YES! Continue reading

October 23, 2008 Posted by | Alignments | , , , , , , | Leave a 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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October 9, 2008 Posted by | Points | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment