AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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Message 11 of 17 (173 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-09-2013 09:24 AM in reply to: doni49

Here's a file with the problem alignment - Braddons. I included the alignments before and after it.

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Message 12 of 17 (165 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-09-2013 11:01 AM in reply to: charles.neely

I can't open it -- I'm on C3D 2012 and got a message that it was saved in a newer version -- sorry.  Hopefully someone else can assist you.

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Message 13 of 17 (161 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-09-2013 11:07 AM in reply to: charles.neely

I've had this issue before. I think it also involved an alignment which started with a curve. If you don't plan to have any station labels that are negative, change the label style to drop the sign.

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Message 14 of 17 (144 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-09-2013 09:23 PM in reply to: Jeff_M

I've also run into this problem on occasion.  Seems to be an issue somehow with calculating the location of the reference point relative to end of the arc that starts the alignment.  I found that setting the reference station to something just barely positive seems to work.



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Message 15 of 17 (59 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-08-2014 02:15 PM in reply to: charles.neely

I was having the same problem. Here is a general solution:


Go to the TOOLSPACE tab and go to SETTINGS

Find youe station label by opening the ALIGNMENT---LABELSTYLES---LABELSETS---STATION---MAJORSTATION

Right click on the type of style and select EDIT (this will open your "Label Style Composer")

Click on the LAYOUT tab and find the CONTENTS property and select the corresponding prompt box in the "Values" column'

This will open another box "Text Component Editor". Select STATIONVALUE under the "Property" dropdown

Next, find the "Sign" row and select the corresponding dropdown in the "Values" column

Scroll down and select DROPSIGN

Finally CLICK THE APPLY ARROW at top of the "Text Component Editor" box.

Click OK and APPLY and the major station text format should be edited.



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Message 16 of 17 (54 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-08-2014 03:29 PM in reply to: charles.neely

Alignment properties>>> station control, set it to 0


it probably got gripped and got squirly

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Message 17 of 17 (33 Views)

Re: Alignment station -0+00

09-09-2014 10:42 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

Delete the first curve section.

Redraw the curve, but with a tangent piece at athe beginning.


Delete the tangent piece.



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