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evansandevans
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Registered: ‎12-12-2007
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different verticle and horizontal scales

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12-28-2007 09:02 AM
any way to change the horizontal scale independent of the vertical scale, the verticle exaggeration cant do it if i am not mistaken

from the help menu:
Vertical Exaggeration
Specifies by how much the elevation values are increased in the profile view for greater visibility. Enter either 1 for no increase in scale or a larger number to increase the scale. The elevation values are multiplied by this value, so a larger number increases the amount of exaggeration in the profile view.

The drawing’s horizontal scale factor (H) is divided by the vertical exaggeration setting (X) to obtain the profile view’s vertical scale (V).



For example, if your drawing’s horizontal scale is set to 1”=50’, and you want the profile view’s vertical scale to be 1”=10’, then set the vertical exaggeration to 5.
*Jason Hickey
Message 2 of 5 (1,317 Views)

Re: different verticle and horizontal scales

12-28-2007 09:18 AM in reply to: evansandevans
Are you looking to exaggerate in horizontal? What are you attempting to
accomplish with this?

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Jason Hickey
www.civil3d.com
www.eng-eff.com


"j evans" wrote in message news:5809146@discussion.autodesk.com...
any way to change the horizontal scale independent of the vertical scale,
the verticle exaggeration cant do it if i am not mistaken

from the help menu:
Vertical Exaggeration
Specifies by how much the elevation values are increased in the profile view
for greater visibility. Enter either 1 for no increase in scale or a larger
number to increase the scale. The elevation values are multiplied by this
value, so a larger number increases the amount of exaggeration in the
profile view.

The drawing’s horizontal scale factor (H) is divided by the vertical
exaggeration setting (X) to obtain the profile view’s vertical scale (V).



For example, if your drawing’s horizontal scale is set to 1”=50’, and you
want the profile view’s vertical scale to be 1”=10’, then set the vertical
exaggeration to 5.
*wfb
Message 3 of 5 (1,317 Views)

Re: different verticle and horizontal scales

12-28-2007 09:41 AM in reply to: evansandevans
Don't fall for it Jason. This is called "Trick the Hickey" !


Bill
*Matt Kolberg
Message 4 of 5 (1,317 Views)

Re: different verticle and horizontal scales

12-28-2007 09:48 AM in reply to: evansandevans
The vertical exaggeration is controlled by the styles. Profile view styles
and section view styles have this setting. There is no real drawing scale
factor in Civi l3D. Sure there's that setting in drawing settings, but
that's merely a visual thing.

I'm not sure what else you need.

Matt
*Jason Hickey
Message 5 of 5 (1,317 Views)

Re: different verticle and horizontal scales

12-28-2007 10:23 AM in reply to: evansandevans
I've always called it "stump the chump" but I like your definition better,
Bill :smileywink:

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Jason Hickey
www.civil3d.com
www.eng-eff.com


"wfb" wrote in message
news:5809188@discussion.autodesk.com...
Don't fall for it Jason. This is called "Trick the Hickey" !


Bill

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