AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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*Agawa, Darron
Message 1 of 9 (117 Views)

Copying Styles

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11-07-2003 12:28 AM
Is there a way to copy styles from one drawing to another? Say, I'd like to
use a surface style from one of the tutorial drawings in one of my own. I'm
sure you could save a template with these styles in it for creating new
ones, but how about an existing drawing?

--
Darron K. Agawa
Civil Engineer
Town of Windsor
*Burgasser, Drew
Message 2 of 9 (117 Views)

Re: Copying Styles

11-07-2003 01:12 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
One way...

Open both drawings with the drawing that you want to import into in the
foreground.

Access the second drawing's Settings in the Toolspace "Master View". Simply
drag and drop the style or styles from the Toolspace into the drawing
window.

Sincerely,
Drew Burgasser
CAD Masters, Inc.


"Darron Agawa" wrote in message
news:6E65060DA0EB939D656658087433A593@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Is there a way to copy styles from one drawing to another? Say, I'd like
to
> use a surface style from one of the tutorial drawings in one of my own.
I'm
> sure you could save a template with these styles in it for creating new
> ones, but how about an existing drawing?
>
> --
> Darron K. Agawa
> Civil Engineer
> Town of Windsor
>
>
*Agawa, Darron
Message 3 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 01:21 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
When I tried to drag and drop it, it had the familiar "no" sign (circle
w/slash). I didn't mention I tried that already because I thought the
program wasn't set up to do that. Curious...if you're able to do it, am I
missing something?
--
Darron K. Agawa
Civil Engineer
Town of Windsor
*Burgasser, Drew
Message 4 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 01:41 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
In some cases, I do get the "no" sign.

For example, I can drag and drop the "Drill Hole" point style. I can also
drag and drop the "On Elevation - Point El & Desc" point label style. I can
even drag and drop the entire Point Styles collection. But I CANNOT drag
and drop the entire Label Styles collection under Points.

So...from the Settings tab, go to drawing name => Point => Point Style =>
Benchmark (assuming you started with one of the templates). Drag and drop
benchmark from one drawing into your drawing window (the black space where
your actual drawing entities are) for the other drawing.


"Darron Agawa" wrote in message
news:0E63D1A1CDFA56F1175CBB4960A9FB97@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> When I tried to drag and drop it, it had the familiar "no" sign (circle
> w/slash). I didn't mention I tried that already because I thought the
> program wasn't set up to do that. Curious...if you're able to do it, am I
> missing something?
> --
> Darron K. Agawa
> Civil Engineer
> Town of Windsor
>
>
*Mills, Ron
Message 5 of 9 (117 Views)

Re: Copying Styles

11-07-2003 02:18 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
Why not take the file and save it as a template, then open a new drawing
using that template.


"Darron Agawa" wrote in message
news:6E65060DA0EB939D656658087433A593@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Is there a way to copy styles from one drawing to another? Say, I'd like
to
> use a surface style from one of the tutorial drawings in one of my own.
I'm
> sure you could save a template with these styles in it for creating new
> ones, but how about an existing drawing?
>
> --
> Darron K. Agawa
> Civil Engineer
> Town of Windsor
>
>
*Agawa, Darron
Message 6 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 02:51 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
Because I need to copy them to an existing drawing.

--
Darron K. Agawa
Civil Engineer
Town of Windsor
*Agawa, Darron
Message 7 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 02:57 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
I figured out what I was doing wrong. First, your tip on dragging the style
to the drawing window helped. That works perfectly. Also, I was dragging
the style to the other drawing's Surface Style subfolder. Apparently, it
does not allow you to drop them anywhere except on the drawing name. Thanks
for your help.

--
Darron K. Agawa
Civil Engineer
Town of Windsor
*Burgasser, Drew
Message 8 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 03:02 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
I didn't know that you can also drag it to the other drawing's name in the
toolspace. That's good to know.

"Darron Agawa" wrote in message
news:8E727C8390B9C47BCDD914B3BCBF4B5C@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I figured out what I was doing wrong. First, your tip on dragging the
style
> to the drawing window helped. That works perfectly. Also, I was dragging
> the style to the other drawing's Surface Style subfolder. Apparently, it
> does not allow you to drop them anywhere except on the drawing name.
Thanks
> for your help.
>
> --
> Darron K. Agawa
> Civil Engineer
> Town of Windsor
>
>
*Mills, Ron
Message 9 of 9 (117 Views)

Re:

11-07-2003 04:12 AM in reply to: *Agawa, Darron
I really need to pay more attention when I'm reading this stuff.

Sorry Darron.


"Darron Agawa" wrote in message
news:74A076B7FE2E5AEB1F316A65E2C9C1F2@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Because I need to copy them to an existing drawing.
>
> --
> Darron K. Agawa
> Civil Engineer
> Town of Windsor
>
>
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