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Custom Linetype

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01-28-2013 09:05 AM

I am trying to create a new linetype using arrows to show the direction of a flow. I can get the outline of my arrow head to save as a shape, but have not figured out how to save the hatching to show up in a linetype. I need the arrow head to be shaded in solid. How can I make this appear this way? Also is there any downloadable linetypes out there for Civil 3D?

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Re: Custom Linetype

01-28-2013 10:28 AM in reply to: bbostic

You can't save a hatch in a shape. You have to use repeated parallel lines, close together, to simulate a solid hatch.

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Re: Custom Linetype

01-28-2013 10:31 AM in reply to: bbostic
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Re: Custom Linetype

01-28-2013 02:47 PM in reply to: AllenJessup

You could also use the measure or divide command. Run the command, select the beginning side of your polyline, specify "Block", and set it to align to the polyline.

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Re: Custom Linetype

01-29-2013 10:04 AM in reply to: AllenJessup

Thanks!

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Re: Custom Linetype

01-29-2013 10:08 AM in reply to: gccdaemon

Or you  can make any mview block populate or slide along a polyline.

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