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bslagle
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Profile Hatch

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11-09-2012 07:29 AM

I need to hatch either the pipe or the profile where the sewer pipe is more than 5 feet deep. Would prefer the profile. Any suggestions?

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troma
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Re: Profile Hatch

11-09-2012 10:14 AM in reply to: bslagle

To be honest I don't think it's possible to automate that.  AFAIK C3D knows only the 'average depth' of each pipe, not the actual depth at every point along it.

Maybe someone else will prove me wrong though.


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dgordon
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Re: Profile Hatch

11-30-2012 11:14 AM in reply to: bslagle

It may not be possible to automate it, but it's possible.   trace a polyline over the existing profile and drop it down 5' in the profile view.   then trace the pipes below the 5 feet line.   form closed polygons and hatch them.

 

not dynamic but hey it works.  :smileywink:

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