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mikerobe100
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Auto Linework Draws some, not others

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01-14-2014 04:58 AM

I located a sidewalk next to a curb line. i coded them the same way. when i import the points my sidewalk auto draws but my curb line does not. i have another curb line that I didn't even code for autolinework and it draws. the curb I want drawn is BC the other curb that autodraws is coded BC1. any ideas?

If your using BC and the linework code set has the linework code for a begin curve as BC that's is you problem, change the linework codeset to PC & PT for the begin and end curve, and all should work. OOTB these codes are set as BC & EC, so if you description macthes these, that is the problem.

 

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Re: Auto Linework Draws some, not others

01-14-2014 05:04 AM in reply to: mikerobe100

If your using BC and the linework code set has the linework code for a begin curve as BC that's is you problem, change the linework codeset to PC & PT for the begin and end curve, and all should work. OOTB these codes are set as BC & EC, so if you description macthes these, that is the problem.

 

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Linework_Code_Set.png

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mikerobe100
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Re: Auto Linework Draws some, not others

01-14-2014 05:29 AM in reply to: rl_jackson

I'm using BL for begin, EL for end and OC for on curve. Here is a screen shot.

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Re: Auto Linework Draws some, not others

01-14-2014 05:34 AM in reply to: mikerobe100

You were correct. I had BC for begin curve. I changed it to PC and now it works. Thanks.

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Re: Auto Linework Draws some, not others

01-14-2014 05:35 AM in reply to: mikerobe100

Yes, but when you use the BL you should be using the linework code for your begin curve instead, since you using OC you telling it to start a curve, where BL is but BL is being used to start a Line not a curve, see the edit to my previous message. There will be issues with using BC as back of curb, and BC as begin curve

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