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wbrustle
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measuring from an alignment tickmark

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11-07-2013 10:35 AM

How come when you try and check a distance on an alignment, and say I try and click on one of the tick marks it will not snap to the intersection of the tick mark....it like jumps off like half a foot and will not give you an accurate measurement? Has anyone else come across this?

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Joe-Bouza
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Re: measuring from an alignment tickmark

11-07-2013 10:40 AM in reply to: wbrustle
Many Osnaps do not work with c3d objects. You can use the inquery tool or sta offst lable to determine the distance
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wbrustle
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Re: measuring from an alignment tickmark

11-07-2013 10:52 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

did not know that the regular distance command would not work on a Civil 3D object.....I used the dist. found under Inquiry and it snaps right to the intersection....thank you so much.....I always struggled with this:smileysad:

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