Tips Tagged: profile

SUDA Tip: Editing Utility Profiles

Written by: Robert Garrett When editing profiles for SUDA conduits, the visual feedback provided in the profiles view can be a little confusing. Consider a water line profile as shown below.  The initial profile was generated with an offset from the existing ground terrain.  I want to refine the profile under the roadway to go […]

OpenRoads Tip: Offset Alignments and Matching Profiles

Written by: Robert Garrett I often get the question: How do I make alignment B exactly match the stationing of alignment A?  Invariably, this question is related to special ditches, whereby the desire is to have the ditch stationing match the center-line stationing. The answer: This is mathematically impossible unless the two alignments are both […]

OpenRoads Tip: Change Profile Symbology of your Terrain

Wrtitten by Bob Mecham Does your Terrain Element end up on level Default when you view your Profile? With a little setup of your Feature Definition and Element Template you can make sure the Terrain Element will end up with the level and symbology you are looking for. 1. Open the file with your Terrain […]

Quick Profiles in Civil 3D 2012

Written by Bob Mecham. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a Quick Profile using and object and points in the drawing area to view surface elevation data. An added benefit of using an object for the quick profile is the ability to add and then modify the vertices.  This allows the designer […]

Create Profiles from Multipoint and Graphics in InRoads V8i (SELECTseries)

Written by Bob Mecham. In this tutorial we will demonstrate creating profiles using the Multipoint and Graphics options. Adding a name to the Multipoint or Graphic profile will automatically create a horizontal alignment that can then be used when updates to the profile are needed.   See all of our InRoads tips on this YouTube […]

Vertical Profile Elevations

In this tutorial we will show you a number of workflows to track and annotate the elevations in a vertical profile. The tools we will show you include Tracking, Events, and Vertical Annotation. See all of our InRoads tips on this YouTube playlist.  

Display Underground Features in Profile and Cross Section

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