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Registered: ‎09-19-2011
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09-19-2011 11:20 PM

Dear Eriends,

I want work with road cross section, i'm using excel formiula to plot sections. But when i entaring valuse take too much time. (Showing red clouds in attch dwg) if road lenth is mor then 5km i have big problam to enter valuvs.

That valus (Coordinate) want to insert where i want to put. Anybody knowe easy way to do this work? please help me.

thanks all of you.

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Registered: ‎11-26-2008
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Re: Cordinates

11-01-2011 06:52 AM in reply to: 761220

Providing all of your cross-sections are equally spaced (i.e. 10m, 20m, 30m, 40m, etc.) then you could probably try the MEASURE command to insert a block of the cross-section at each point.  You would, however, have to draw the profile by hand before doing this.


I have seen some posts about using an Excel spreadsheet, and importing the values as a lisp routine (I think).  AutoCAD will draw the line for you following those points.  Then you would use that line in the MEASURE command to set your blocks.


The MEASURE command has an option about rotating the block to match the line, and you will likely want to say NO to that, as cross-sections are typically vertical in every instance.

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