AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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kentanner1346
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footprint voids on ex surface?

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05-10-2011 05:51 AM

I want to have my existing surface grades die or tie into the footprint of existing buildings as opposed to shooting across the footprint. ? som sort of 'clip' command ?

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ericcollins6932
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Re: footprint voids on ex surface?

05-10-2011 06:59 AM in reply to: kentanner1346

you could create a composite surface and paste your building footprints into your EG surface?

 

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kentanner1346
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Re: footprint voids on ex surface?

05-10-2011 07:01 AM in reply to: ericcollins6932

thanks, seems like alot of work was hopin for a lost command

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ericcollins6932
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Re: footprint voids on ex surface?

05-10-2011 07:06 AM in reply to: kentanner1346

not a lot of work.

Copy your EG surface and open the tree of the copied surface, right clck edit choose paste. When prompted for which surface to paste, choose your building footprints.

 

 

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rl_jackson
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Re: footprint voids on ex surface?

05-10-2011 07:07 AM in reply to: kentanner1346

Just create a boundary form the building footprint and use the hide option.

 

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kentanner1346
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Re: footprint voids on ex surface?

05-10-2011 07:49 AM in reply to: rl_jackson

yes yes this is what I was looking for thanx !

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