AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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Registered: ‎11-05-2007
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text visibility using 3Dclip

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11-05-2007 01:34 PM
I'm trying to create slices through a 3D model. it's a model of an underground mine and i need to be able to show each mining level in a separate layout. 3Dclip command works fine for isolating the linework, according to elevation, but it doesn't clip the text annotations although the text is placed at the same elevation as the linework. The result is a mass of overlapping text that appears on every layout no matter where I set the clip planes

i had heard there was a 3D text command in map2008 that might solve this problem, but I can find no reference to 3D text in the map2008 help files.

solutions, suggestions?
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Registered: ‎06-11-2013
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Re: text visibility using 3Dclip

12-27-2013 03:44 PM in reply to: barrett-ag

I've the same problem but inside Autocad 2010, I'm using annotative dimensions and 3D clip, and no matter if I use text annotative or not I'm getting the same result, I can't see the dimension lines clips but in all layouts I see always dimension text isolated

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Re: text visibility using 3Dclip

12-28-2013 05:29 AM in reply to: barrett-ag

What type of entities are you using? CAD polyline, line, etc; FDO data?


A quick thought may be to query by elevation each level to a separate dwg so only lines from one level and associated data show in the map.


if you have FDO data you may be able to theme and do away with labels.


Possibly you can provide some information and possibly a snippet for other to look at how you have organized your map?



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Registered: ‎06-11-2013
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Re: text visibility using 3Dclip

12-28-2013 08:19 AM in reply to: barrett-ag

In the 3D iso all nodes lines an text are coplanar even block ballons text


And this is the way that I see the the Layouts

Lower Floor



Upper Floor


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