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Project to Profile View

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08-19-2009 08:35 AM
Can I have a feature line with elevations and show only a marker where it
crosses a profile view? I see that I can show the entire feature line
profile and vertices with markers, but I only want to see a marker where the
feature line crosses my profile view alignment. I would like to use this
for misc. utility crossings.


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Re: Project to Profile View

08-19-2009 12:10 PM in reply to: *John
Use a pipe network to do this, and create a profile view style for said network that shows a pipe crossing in your profile view. This will allow for alot more freedom and allow you to label the specifics on these crossings for example.
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Re: Project to Profile View

09-28-2010 03:23 PM in reply to: *John

I'm wanting to do the same as John. With C3D's new projection capabilities, I'd think it would be possible to show a feature line crossing an alignment in profile. In my profile view, I want to show where roads, fences, utilities, etc. cross my alignments. I don't want the whole fenceline showing up. I don't want to have to create a pipe network out of 20 things.

Any tips out there? I'm using 2011. It really doesn't seem like too much to ask.


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Re: Project to Profile View

11-01-2010 08:50 AM in reply to: hardin

I would also like to project feature line and alignment crossing in my profile view.  Unfortunately, I don't think this option is available. 


I think you can project these crossing on section views, but not profile views.

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