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Surface elevation range template

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12-18-2007 01:29 PM
Is there a way to create an elevation range template for my surface analysis? I'd like to save out the number of ranges and the color scheme if it's possible. Thanks.

Fred Mitchell
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*Joe Bouza
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 02:20 PM in reply to: freddy_j
Is there a save to prototype in C3D?

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Is there a way to create an elevation range template for my surface
analysis? I'd like to save out the number of ranges and the color scheme if
it's possible. Thanks.

Fred Mitchell
APAI
*Matt Kolberg
Message 3 of 8 (149 Views)

Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 03:28 PM in reply to: freddy_j
You could do it in 2007, though it was a little bit of a hack.

You can't save ranges and schemes unless you have a surface already created
in your DWT. But them you can't transfer any of that to a new surface.

Matt
*Jason Hickey
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 04:08 PM in reply to: freddy_j
since there's no prototype in Civil 3D, I think that would be a resounding
"no"

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"Joe Bouza" wrote in message
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Is there a save to prototype in C3D?

--
Joe

Joseph D. Bouza, P.E.
Civil 3D 2006
LDT 2006
Win XP pro
v 2002, sp 2
hp workstation xw4100
*****************************************************************************************
In memory of the King of Work-arounds
"The only Constant is Change".

"The only thing worse than training your staff, and having them leave is -
not training your staff, and having them stay." :-o
A reminder taken from Graphics Solution Providers' Calendar page
*****************************************************************************************
wrote in message news:5804375@discussion.autodesk.com...
Is there a way to create an elevation range template for my surface
analysis? I'd like to save out the number of ranges and the color scheme if
it's possible. Thanks.

Fred Mitchell
APAI
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 05:22 PM in reply to: freddy_j
The only way is the routine that's up on the community site. The Euro
guys (Jack and Ove,) were kind enough to post it on their blog a few
months back.

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James Wedding, P.E.
Engineered Efficiency, Inc.
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The Book: www.masteringcivil3d.com
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 07:18 PM in reply to: freddy_j
What about the mapramps.xml option?
This file in the root folder of a standard Civil 3D implementation stores the default ranges (Land, Rainbow, etc).

You can manually edit this to create and save custom ranges. If you examine one of the existing schemes, you'll see that its pretty easy to create your own.

Or am I completely missing the point of the question?

Mark Scacco, PE
www.eng-eff.com
www,civil3d.com
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 07:50 PM in reply to: freddy_j
You're missing that mapramps.xml doesn't get called in 2008. It's a
holdover from 2007 that's been written out of the process as part of the
internationalization efforts.

You wouldn't know unless you'd asked, so it's a good point to remember.
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The Book: www.masteringcivil3d.com
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Re: Surface elevation range template

12-18-2007 09:26 PM in reply to: freddy_j
What I meant to say is that NONE of us would know, it was exactly
documented. I had to find out after banging my head against the wall and
finally e-mailing some smart folks in MHT to find out.

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James Wedding, P.E.
Engineered Efficiency, Inc.
The Site: www.eng-eff.com
The Blog: www.civil3d.com
The Book: www.masteringcivil3d.com
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