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Sections not showing in Section View

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11-01-2010 05:04 AM

Im having trouble displaying my sections in my section views  On the section display im showing a variety of different surfaces including existing and new, all sections have Draw - checked. New surfaces are taken from my corridors. Its odd I was expecting to see at least the existing surface which covers the whole length of the site but I can only get the first 80m of the sections on my alignment to display. Sample lines do go through all the surfaces. Any help would be appreciated.


AutoCad Civils 3D - 2009 SP2



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Re: Sections not showing in Section View

11-01-2010 06:09 AM in reply to: MatthewB80097

I have found a workaround for this one -


In prospector - Alignment - Sample line Groups - Properties. Sections Tab - Sample More sources. Remove all the surfaces that you have listed and add them back. For some reason this makes them appear. I have no idea why it doesn't work from the create menu in the first place.

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Re: Sections not showing in Section View

06-22-2011 03:04 PM in reply to: MatthewB80097

I have followed the previous suggestion with mixed results.  I got the new final surface to show, but I have some old section from corridors that are no longer valid and I don't see them in the Sample Lines - Sections, but they are still drawing in the actual sections.




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