AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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Ant way to have/create "free" frame views ?

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09-05-2013 12:01 PM

That is .... I'd like to have a view frame not linked to any aligment, simply a view frame colletion. 

The goal is to can create a VF for a cartography purposes or something similar. In example a 10x10 distribution schema.


A trick can be to use a "ghost "aligment , used only to served as environment to create the VF. 

The main problem is the annoying link to aligment. 

I suposse it is imposible to avoid this , isn`t it ? 

What do you think? Thanks.

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Re: Ant way to have/create "free" frame views ?

09-05-2013 03:02 PM in reply to: tonnot

Yep - you're stuck with an alignment.  Back in the "good old days" we used to run a no-plot alignment through all of our section views in the design drawing, so that we could create section sheet layouts in another file.


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Re: Ant way to have/create "free" frame views ?

09-05-2013 07:47 PM in reply to: tonnot

That sounds like a job for Map Books.

Thank you

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