AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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DaveDrahn
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Can you reverse the section view?

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08-31-2011 11:09 AM

C3D11.  I'd like to be able to show my section views cut looking down sation rather than up.  Is this possible?

 

Thanks.

No.

 

But you can reverse the labels on your alignment. Draw the alignment the way you want it to go (i.e. reverse your current alignment). Now that it's going the wrong direction (but correctly for your sections) add a station equation at the beginning of the alignment that will be decreasing in value. Now your backwards alignment will be stationed appropriately and your sections will also be as if you were looking down station.

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BrianHailey
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Re: Can you reverse the section view?

08-31-2011 08:46 PM in reply to: DaveDrahn

No.

 

But you can reverse the labels on your alignment. Draw the alignment the way you want it to go (i.e. reverse your current alignment). Now that it's going the wrong direction (but correctly for your sections) add a station equation at the beginning of the alignment that will be decreasing in value. Now your backwards alignment will be stationed appropriately and your sections will also be as if you were looking down station.

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DaveDrahn
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Re: Can you reverse the section view?

09-02-2011 10:46 AM in reply to: BrianHailey

Whoa!  Nice.  I haven't tried it yet but that sounds like exactly what I need.

 

Thanks.

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