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Elevation differences label between surfaces

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012

Create an elevation differences label between surfaces in cross sections in Autodesk Civil 3D

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CADMAGIS INGROUND 2011 in action

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012

Watch CADMAGIS INGROUND 2011 in action Watch this movie best in SuperHD !

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Create SQLite spatial data from CSV files

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012

Create SQLite spatial data from pure data saved in CSV files for Autodesk Map3D

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Polskie Drogi for Windows Phone

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013

The Polish Roads gives you current information about road works on your mobile phone.

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Recent Posts

Cross sections from right to left in Autodesk Civil 3D

In some cases you want to design in Autodesk Civil 3D the water channel to get your cross sections drawn from right to left in the reverse direction than usual.

If you want to (or have to) get the cross sections in the reverse direction you can use this method
and get them quite fast making small changes here and there.

The alignment reference station system

If you want to design one Alignment with several reference segments in Autodesk Civil 3D you can do it fast and easily.
This method is useful in some cases when you want to design something in the reference station system in spite of the global station system.

Major section grade break Labels with a Percent Controller

If you want to add grade break labels to the major section grade only (where the difference is greater than 1%) you can add labels with an offset and an elevation to hundreds of crosses sections for a surface and change a percent controller globally in Autodesk Civil 3D.

Dynamic corridor elevations descriptions

If you want to describe elevations of a pavement on a site plan by elevation points (not by a contours plan) you can do it in Autodesk Civil 3D by adding some particular points which will be:

Create cross sections reversed to a stations

In most cases cross sections are consistent to a stations direction.
You can change this order e.g. in hydrology projects where a constrution work direction is reversed to a river flow direction in Autodesk Civil 3D.

Make your own grade “1 IN 2” description format

You can change the grade format to the form which is used in your country or which you prefer
in Autodesk Civil 3D.
In spite of that it’s the same grade, the format that describes it may vary the meaning.

Make your own vertical distance label

Make your own vertical distance label showing a distance between two profiles on any location.
You can measure the vertical distance on your Profile View.

This method work in Autodesk Civil 3D 2012 and 2011, 2010


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