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*Neil W
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How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

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01-03-2005 01:32 PM
I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a Civil 3D project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot find any options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something?
*Don Reichle
Message 2 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 01:59 PM in reply to: *Neil W
If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the horizontal data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D alignment editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. Check the Help for particulars. -- Don Reichle "King Of Work-Arounds" Barghausen Consulting Engineers Kent, WA USA LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 On WIN2K SP4 Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 512MB RAM NVIDIA 32MB AGP "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... > I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a Civil 3D > project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot find any > options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? > > >
*Neil W
Message 3 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 02:07 PM in reply to: *Neil W
I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see any opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw them..even if by picking the graphics! "Don Reichle" wrote in message news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the horizontal > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. > > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D alignment > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. Check > the Help for particulars. > > -- > Don Reichle > "King Of Work-Arounds" > Barghausen Consulting Engineers > Kent, WA USA > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 > On WIN2K SP4 > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 > 512MB RAM > NVIDIA 32MB AGP > > > "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a Civil > 3D >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot find > any >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? >> >> >> > > >
*Don Reichle
Message 4 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 02:11 PM in reply to: *Neil W
Hey Neil; While you were reading, I was Searching... Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) Posted by: bigwill73 Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, from what I remember. Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a screen capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. -- Don Reichle "King Of Work-Arounds" Barghausen Consulting Engineers Kent, WA USA LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 On WIN2K SP4 Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 512MB RAM NVIDIA 32MB AGP "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... > I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see any > opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw > them..even if by picking the graphics! > > "Don Reichle" wrote in message > news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... > > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the horizontal > > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. > > > > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D alignment > > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. Check > > the Help for particulars. > > > > -- > > Don Reichle > > "King Of Work-Arounds" > > Barghausen Consulting Engineers > > Kent, WA USA > > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 > > On WIN2K SP4 > > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 > > 512MB RAM > > NVIDIA 32MB AGP > > > > > > "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... > >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a Civil > > 3D > >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot find > > any > >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? > >> > >> > >> > > > > > > > > >
*Neil W
Message 5 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 02:39 PM in reply to: *Neil W
I can get the alignments into a drawing, but there does not seem to be any way to migrate them into the project from the drawing. I can't see how to get any alignments into the project via LandXML either, although I have not spent alot of time researching this. I am hoping someone can give me a clue as I am really hard pressed in tackling several software issues with higher priority. "Don Reichle" wrote in message news:41d9c37b$1_1@newsprd01... > Hey Neil; > > While you were reading, I was Searching... > Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) > Posted by: bigwill73 > Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) > > > Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short > stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, > from > what I remember. > > Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a > screen > capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. > > -- > Don Reichle > "King Of Work-Arounds" > Barghausen Consulting Engineers > Kent, WA USA > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 > On WIN2K SP4 > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 > 512MB RAM > NVIDIA 32MB AGP > > > "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... >> I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see > any >> opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw >> them..even if by picking the graphics! >> >> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >> news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... >> > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the > horizontal >> > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. >> > >> > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D > alignment >> > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. > Check >> > the Help for particulars. >> > >> > -- >> > Don Reichle >> > "King Of Work-Arounds" >> > Barghausen Consulting Engineers >> > Kent, WA USA >> > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >> > On WIN2K SP4 >> > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >> > 512MB RAM >> > NVIDIA 32MB AGP >> > >> > >> > "Neil W" wrote in message >> > news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... >> >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a > Civil >> > 3D >> >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot >> >> find >> > any >> >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? >> >> >> >> >> >> >> > >> > >> > >> >> >> > > >
*Laurie Comerford
Message 6 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 02:52 PM in reply to: *Neil W
Hi Neil, Without knowing anything about Land XML I started in Land Desktop and exported the alignments following the prompts and reading the user interface. I then imported the alignments into Civil 3D in the same way. Are you sure you have actually tried this? I also found a command to import LDD data and imported alignments with that command. -- Regards, Laurie Comerford www.cadapps.com.au "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c993$1_3@newsprd01... >I can get the alignments into a drawing, but there does not seem to be any >way to migrate them into the project from the drawing. I can't see how to >get any alignments into the project via LandXML either, although I have not >spent alot of time researching this. I am hoping someone can give me a clue >as I am really hard pressed in tackling several software issues with higher >priority. > > "Don Reichle" wrote in message > news:41d9c37b$1_1@newsprd01... >> Hey Neil; >> >> While you were reading, I was Searching... >> Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) >> Posted by: bigwill73 >> Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) >> >> >> Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short >> stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, >> from >> what I remember. >> >> Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a >> screen >> capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. >> >> -- >> Don Reichle >> "King Of Work-Arounds" >> Barghausen Consulting Engineers >> Kent, WA USA >> LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >> On WIN2K SP4 >> Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >> 512MB RAM >> NVIDIA 32MB AGP >> >> >> "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... >>> I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see >> any >>> opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw >>> them..even if by picking the graphics! >>> >>> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >>> news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... >>> > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the >> horizontal >>> > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. >>> > >>> > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D >> alignment >>> > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. >> Check >>> > the Help for particulars. >>> > >>> > -- >>> > Don Reichle >>> > "King Of Work-Arounds" >>> > Barghausen Consulting Engineers >>> > Kent, WA USA >>> > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >>> > On WIN2K SP4 >>> > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >>> > 512MB RAM >>> > NVIDIA 32MB AGP >>> > >>> > >>> > "Neil W" wrote in message >>> > news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... >>> >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a >> Civil >>> > 3D >>> >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot >>> >> find >>> > any >>> >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? >>> >> >>> >> >>> >> >>> > >>> > >>> > >>> >>> >>> >> >> >> > > >
*Neil W
Message 7 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 02:59 PM in reply to: *Neil W
I tried those approaches, but they only bring the alignments into a drawing, not the project. I'll have to spend some time researching this I guess. Thank you for trying though. "Laurie Comerford" wrote in message news:41d9cd28$1_2@newsprd01... > Hi Neil, > > Without knowing anything about Land XML I started in Land Desktop and > exported the alignments following the prompts and reading the user > interface. I then imported the alignments into Civil 3D in the same way. > Are you sure you have actually tried this? > > I also found a command to import LDD data and imported alignments with > that command. > > -- > > Regards, > > > Laurie Comerford > www.cadapps.com.au > > > > "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c993$1_3@newsprd01... >>I can get the alignments into a drawing, but there does not seem to be any >>way to migrate them into the project from the drawing. I can't see how to >>get any alignments into the project via LandXML either, although I have >>not spent alot of time researching this. I am hoping someone can give me a >>clue as I am really hard pressed in tackling several software issues with >>higher priority. >> >> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >> news:41d9c37b$1_1@newsprd01... >>> Hey Neil; >>> >>> While you were reading, I was Searching... >>> Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) >>> Posted by: bigwill73 >>> Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) >>> >>> >>> Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short >>> stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, >>> from >>> what I remember. >>> >>> Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a >>> screen >>> capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. >>> >>> -- >>> Don Reichle >>> "King Of Work-Arounds" >>> Barghausen Consulting Engineers >>> Kent, WA USA >>> LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >>> On WIN2K SP4 >>> Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >>> 512MB RAM >>> NVIDIA 32MB AGP >>> >>> >>> "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... >>>> I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see >>> any >>>> opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw >>>> them..even if by picking the graphics! >>>> >>>> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >>>> news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... >>>> > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the >>> horizontal >>>> > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. >>>> > >>>> > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D >>> alignment >>>> > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. >>> Check >>>> > the Help for particulars. >>>> > >>>> > -- >>>> > Don Reichle >>>> > "King Of Work-Arounds" >>>> > Barghausen Consulting Engineers >>>> > Kent, WA USA >>>> > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >>>> > On WIN2K SP4 >>>> > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >>>> > 512MB RAM >>>> > NVIDIA 32MB AGP >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > "Neil W" wrote in message >>>> > news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... >>>> >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a >>> Civil >>>> > 3D >>>> >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot >>>> >> find >>>> > any >>>> >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? >>>> >> >>>> >> >>>> >> >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> >>> >>> >> >> >> > > >
*Laurie Comerford
Message 8 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 03:00 PM in reply to: *Neil W
Hi Neil, What do you mean by Project? In general Civil 3D works with alignments which are in the drawing. -- Regards, Laurie Comerford www.cadapps.com.au "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9ce38_3@newsprd01... >I tried those approaches, but they only bring the alignments into a >drawing, not the project. I'll have to spend some time researching this I >guess. Thank you for trying though. > > "Laurie Comerford" wrote in > message news:41d9cd28$1_2@newsprd01... >> Hi Neil, >> >> Without knowing anything about Land XML I started in Land Desktop and >> exported the alignments following the prompts and reading the user >> interface. I then imported the alignments into Civil 3D in the same way. >> Are you sure you have actually tried this? >> >> I also found a command to import LDD data and imported alignments with >> that command. >> >> -- >> >> Regards, >> >> >> Laurie Comerford >> www.cadapps.com.au >> >> >> >> "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c993$1_3@newsprd01... >>>I can get the alignments into a drawing, but there does not seem to be >>>any way to migrate them into the project from the drawing. I can't see >>>how to get any alignments into the project via LandXML either, although I >>>have not spent alot of time researching this. I am hoping someone can >>>give me a clue as I am really hard pressed in tackling several software >>>issues with higher priority. >>> >>> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >>> news:41d9c37b$1_1@newsprd01... >>>> Hey Neil; >>>> >>>> While you were reading, I was Searching... >>>> Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) >>>> Posted by: bigwill73 >>>> Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) >>>> >>>> >>>> Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short >>>> stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, >>>> from >>>> what I remember. >>>> >>>> Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a >>>> screen >>>> capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. >>>> >>>> -- >>>> Don Reichle >>>> "King Of Work-Arounds" >>>> Barghausen Consulting Engineers >>>> Kent, WA USA >>>> LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >>>> On WIN2K SP4 >>>> Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >>>> 512MB RAM >>>> NVIDIA 32MB AGP >>>> >>>> >>>> "Neil W" wrote in message >>>> news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... >>>>> I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't >>>>> see >>>> any >>>>> opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw >>>>> them..even if by picking the graphics! >>>>> >>>>> "Don Reichle" wrote in message >>>>> news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... >>>>> > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the >>>> horizontal >>>>> > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. >>>>> > >>>>> > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D >>>> alignment >>>>> > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. >>>> Check >>>>> > the Help for particulars. >>>>> > >>>>> > -- >>>>> > Don Reichle >>>>> > "King Of Work-Arounds" >>>>> > Barghausen Consulting Engineers >>>>> > Kent, WA USA >>>>> > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 >>>>> > On WIN2K SP4 >>>>> > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 >>>>> > 512MB RAM >>>>> > NVIDIA 32MB AGP >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > "Neil W" wrote in message >>>>> > news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... >>>>> >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a >>>> Civil >>>>> > 3D >>>>> >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot >>>>> >> find >>>>> > any >>>>> >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? >>>>> >> >>>>> >> >>>>> >> >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> > >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> >>> >>> >> >> >> > > >
*Don Reichle
Message 9 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 03:06 PM in reply to: *Neil W
Neil; I'm trying not to sound too simplistic here... Once you went through those processes the Alignments should show up in the Prospector as a sub-"folder" of the Site Flyout. The angle attachment to the left of the word Site will now contain a box with a plus in it. When you double-click the word Site they should appear, below and to the right. Did you look there for them? And also be aware that C3D is a different "beast" than LDT, there is no Project with data stored in a separate folder(s) per se like LDT. HTH -- Don Reichle "King Of Work-Arounds" Barghausen Consulting Engineers Kent, WA USA LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 On WIN2K SP4 Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 512MB RAM NVIDIA 32MB AGP "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9ce38_3@newsprd01... > I tried those approaches, but they only bring the alignments into a drawing, > not the project. I'll have to spend some time researching this I guess. > Thank you for trying though. > > "Laurie Comerford" wrote in message > news:41d9cd28$1_2@newsprd01... > > Hi Neil, > > > > Without knowing anything about Land XML I started in Land Desktop and > > exported the alignments following the prompts and reading the user > > interface. I then imported the alignments into Civil 3D in the same way. > > Are you sure you have actually tried this? > > > > I also found a command to import LDD data and imported alignments with > > that command. > > > > -- > > > > Regards, > > > > > > Laurie Comerford > > www.cadapps.com.au > > > > > > > > "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c993$1_3@newsprd01... > >>I can get the alignments into a drawing, but there does not seem to be any > >>way to migrate them into the project from the drawing. I can't see how to > >>get any alignments into the project via LandXML either, although I have > >>not spent alot of time researching this. I am hoping someone can give me a > >>clue as I am really hard pressed in tackling several software issues with > >>higher priority. > >> > >> "Don Reichle" wrote in message > >> news:41d9c37b$1_1@newsprd01... > >>> Hey Neil; > >>> > >>> While you were reading, I was Searching... > >>> Creating Alignments from existing polyline and AU (4 replies) > >>> Posted by: bigwill73 > >>> Date: Dec/09/04 - 01:51 (GMT) > >>> > >>> > >>> Check that one out. I distinctly remember using LandXML during my short > >>> stint with C3D to do just what you're attempting. Worked like a charm, > >>> from > >>> what I remember. > >>> > >>> Hopefully someone else with access to the current product can share a > >>> screen > >>> capture, or explain better where the LandXML Import is found. > >>> > >>> -- > >>> Don Reichle > >>> "King Of Work-Arounds" > >>> Barghausen Consulting Engineers > >>> Kent, WA USA > >>> LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 > >>> On WIN2K SP4 > >>> Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 > >>> 512MB RAM > >>> NVIDIA 32MB AGP > >>> > >>> > >>> "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9c231$1_3@newsprd01... > >>>> I looked for a way to import the alignments via Land XML and didn't see > >>> any > >>>> opotion to do so. Certainly there must be a better way than to redraw > >>>> them..even if by picking the graphics! > >>>> > >>>> "Don Reichle" wrote in message > >>>> news:41d9c09f$1_1@newsprd01... > >>>> > If you're talking about pre-existing FG profiles along with the > >>> horizontal > >>>> > data, you might want to use LandXML to handle the import. > >>>> > > >>>> > Otherwise I have seen it mentioned here that you can use the C3D > >>> alignment > >>>> > editor to pick the graphics it sounds like you've already imported. > >>> Check > >>>> > the Help for particulars. > >>>> > > >>>> > -- > >>>> > Don Reichle > >>>> > "King Of Work-Arounds" > >>>> > Barghausen Consulting Engineers > >>>> > Kent, WA USA > >>>> > LDT3 - SP1/CD3 - SP1 > >>>> > On WIN2K SP4 > >>>> > Dell 1.6 Ghz P4 > >>>> > 512MB RAM > >>>> > NVIDIA 32MB AGP > >>>> > > >>>> > > >>>> > "Neil W" wrote in message > >>>> > news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... > >>>> >> I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a > >>> Civil > >>>> > 3D > >>>> >> project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot > >>>> >> find > >>>> > any > >>>> >> options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? > >>>> >> > >>>> >> > >>>> >> > >>>> > > >>>> > > >>>> > > >>>> > >>>> > >>>> > >>> > >>> > >>> > >> > >> > >> > > > > > > > > >
*Angel Espinoza
Message 10 of 17 (67 Views)

Re: How do I import an LDT alignment into a C3D project?

01-03-2005 03:12 PM in reply to: *Neil W
A Civil 3d "Project" can currently only contain points and surfaces. The Civil 3D dwg in some ways can be considered a project. It can contain alignments, profiles, cross-sections, parcels, etc. Angel Espinoza KETIV Technologies "Neil W" wrote in message news:41d9b9e4$1_3@newsprd01... > I have an LDT project with alignments that I want to import into a Civil 3D > project. I can get the alignments into a C3D drawing, but I cannot find any > options to get it into the C3D project. Am I missing something? > > >

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