AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Rectangular Junction Structure With Off Center Alignment Shown In Profile View

Jan 29, 2013

Is it possible for a civil 3d structure to be displayed correctly in profile view when the alignment does not pass through the insertion point of the structure.  See the attached screen capture.

The rectangular structure is a storage tank and there will be a pipe coming in on one end and the exit pipe will be on the adjacent side at the far end, just as the alignment shows - but the structure doesn't show correctly, or now how I expected.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Surface Profile Not Shown In Profile View

Nov 28, 2012

Attached are survey points that created the surface of a road embankment portion that caved-in. The road is very near a reservoir  shoreline. 

1. How can a surface profile be produce? I/'ve use line to change it into an alignement and then create a proile , then a profile view. But the the surface profile is missing. 

2.the points having higher elevation are the  top edge( road level) of the cave-n . A few few shots were take before the shorline elevations.

3. What the best way to come up with the rock volume to fill the cave-in given this surveying points., Also the shoreline elevation will be lowered some more while work is being done since the fill is not allowed to fall in the reservoir. 

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Nov 4, 2013

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Aug 3, 2013

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May 5, 2013

how can i set the smub of a structure at the crown of a pipe not at the invert?

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Dec 20, 2012

I was wondering if after drawing an alignment, creating a profile, and profile view, is there a way I can mark items along the alignment so they could show up in the profile view.  I am laying out a pipeline and want to have the profile display a marker for items such as tees, elbows, reducers and other items.  The marker I would like to use will be something like the vertical style grade break markers.

Also on a side note, as each of these items will have a different name, is there a way that I can add these markers and then have each one with a unique name?

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Feb 10, 2013

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AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Pipe Structure Not Correct In Profile View

Sep 6, 2013

Every structure for my Sanitary pipe network is showing up properly in the profile view except the last 2.  They're showing as rectangles when they should have the cone on top.  I've checked the properties of the correct ones and the incorrect ones and they're the same style.  I looked at the parts and I couldn't see anything wrong with them.  In the screenshot you can see that the 3 manholes on the left are the correct kind with the cone whereas the 2 on the right are just rectangles.  

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AutoCAD Civil 3D :: Pipe Structure Won't Show Up In Profile View

Feb 22, 2012

I've been having a problem with a pipe structure not showing up in a profile view.  I have a single pipe network with everything (pipes and other structures) showing up in the profile when I select them, right-click, and click on "Draw Parts in Profile".  Like I said, this works for all the other pipes and structures in the profile except one.  When I select the structure individually and try to draw it into the profile, it still won't work.  A friend told me to make sure that the structure is within the surface, and it is.

I'm using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011.

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Jul 9, 2013

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Dec 25, 2012

I imported Google earth surface (at eye alt 600m) to civil 3d 2012 and created an alignment of length 181m.

When I exported same alignment to Google earth , it showed the length as 190m ( the difference increases with increase in length of alignment) And also the profile view of the alignment in the Civil D & Google earth varies.

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Aug 8, 2013

We are working together with another firm here in town.  The are doing the road and we are doing the utilities.  They have established the alignments and profiles.  When I import them all the data comes in.  For whatever reason I do not have their profile views so I create my own profile view and put their profiles in them.

When they send an updated .xml file of all the alignments and profiles, they import okay but my profile views disappear.  I assume it's because in their .xml file that I import, there are no profile view defined.

Is there an options when you export and alignment to an .xml file that you can include the profile views with it as well?  This way when I import them I would get them.

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Sep 18, 2012

I have a profile that references an alignment, I want to change the alignment that the profile view references, can this be done?

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Apr 27, 2013

Is there anyway to display Alignment Station Offset Label at Profile View because sometimes i want to display where is the phisical noze location in profile view also my attached file display what i have in my label and how display my label in profile view.

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Feb 12, 2013

Run profile on a self-intersecting street?  The one I'm dealing with is a dead end 'P' shape.  Logically, there are manholes in the intersection of the 'P', and logically to me, these structures need to show up in two places in the same profile view.  Of course, C3D doesn't realize that I want a certain structure to show up twice, and I'm not sure how to communicate that information to it.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D :: No Response After Selecting Create Profile View When Creating Alignment

May 16, 2013

Having a rough time with Pipe Networks! I am working an example from the Mastering C3D book (P. 371) as in the following steps:

1.Clicked SS structure(16)

2.Selected Create Alignment from Network on ribbon

3.Selected last structure(18), hit Enter

4.Changed options as needed in Create Align from Network - Create Profile and Profile View check box: Selected

5.Changed options and clicked Create Profile View

At this point the program pauses, then a dialog box trys to partially fill the screen but is all white then fades away as fast as it appeared and I'm stuck with a paperweight that beeps at me everytime I click the mouse, no panning or zooming response at this time. The command line is prompting me for the profile origin. I can switch to other apps and bring up TM and when I attempt to end C3D then it tells me that it can't because waiting for response. I can then cancel the prompt to save the drawing and C3D exits the active command and control is returned.

Civil 3D 2013 SP 1, 64 bit
Dell Precision T5600, 16 GB
Win 7 Professional 64 bit
Intel Xeon @ 2.0 GHz
NVIDIA Quadro 4000

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Mar 14, 2013

Im creating a Profile Bandset and would like to have multiple surface/profile elevations shown, ie: EG, FG, Back of Curb and Back of walk. While creating this bandset I see that the text component editor properties only has code for profile 1 elevation and profile 2 elevation in the properties area, which the code for this looks like below.

<[Profile1 Elevation(Uft|P2|RN|Sn|OF|AP)]>
<[Profile2 Elevation(Uft|P3|RN|AP|Sn|OF)]>

Ive tried to write my own code using the profile 2 as an example but it doesnt seem to work as a 3rd surface/profile and only seems to mimic the profile 2 elevation when placed in the band

My questions are as follows

1) does Civil 3d only allow 2 surface elevations in any band set? if it does allow more profiles/surface elevations what am i missing to create it? 

2) if Civil 3d does alow for multiple surfaces to be shown in the band set how do i get the text component editor to supply the extra profile elevation codes? or would i need to create from scratch

3) if i need to write the code from scratch does any listing of the codes and meanings of each code ie what does RN, Uft, Sn and so forth do and mean .

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Dec 13, 2013

I'm trying to create a custom expression in a structure table that will list the "size" of the structure, wheter it be a circular or rectangular structure.  My column simply states size and I want it to label 5' for a circular or 4'x4' for a rectangular (or whatever the specific sizes are).  The thought was to create an IF function, but Structure Shape was not available to use in expressions (among other problems).  Short of using the description field (tedious) as a workaround?

In this example - CB-104 is a rectangular structure and CB-106 is a circular.  I'd like the CB-104 size to read 4'x4'.

Civil 3D 2014 SP1

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Jul 9, 2012

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Second, how do i mask the pipe in the manholes on the profile.  Right now i can see the pipe inside the manhole.  I clicked "enable masking" under the structure properties but no luck.

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Dec 21, 2013

I created a miscellaneous alignment and everything came out exactly how I wanted it to show.  But I do not see this alignment in my prospector tab.  I see the other centerline alignments, but when I click on Miscellaneous Alignments I do not see my alignment.  It does not even have a plus box to expand.  I have saved my drawing a couple times and still nothing. 

I even changed it from miscellaneous to offset just to see if that had any relation to the issue, but it still does not come up in the prospector tab.

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Jul 31, 2013

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Mar 1, 2013

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It's a no-go AFAICT.  The only profile available for me to select for these labels is the original ground profile from the surface.

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May 20, 2013

I'm trying to edit some existing alignments. When I create new entities, they do not show up in the alignment grid view. Why is this?

Windows 7 x 64 bit
NVidia Quadro 2000 Dual Monitor
6.00 GB RAM
Intel Xeon W3550 @ 3.07 GHz
Civil 3D 2013 SP 2, Civil 3D 2012 SP2, Civil 3D 2011 V3, Civil 3D 2010 V3

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Aug 11, 2013

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I tried moving a Profile View and even though I selected everything at once and selected a base point and destination point, the Profile View Station and Elevation labels moved with a different offset than the Profile View itself.  ?

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Jun 28, 2012

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Feb 12, 2013

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Jun 7, 2012

See attached .pdf file.

I would like to delete the horizontal line (white line) from our sanitary profile structure. I have outlined it with a yellow cloud. I want to permanently delete it from our style. I can access the style in the Prospector but cannot figure out how to edit the block to delete the line in question.

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