AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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yarnstormer
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Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

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08-06-2013 08:15 AM

I'm working on profiles for the first time - built my pipe network.

 

I have these dotted ghost lines - can anyone tell me what they are and what I might have "on" that is causing them?

Thanks!

 

FUNKY DOTS.jpg

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Jay_B
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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 09:58 AM in reply to: yarnstormer

Could you post a screen shot of the subject area? Can't make out the dots in question.

Jay

C3D 2014 SP2
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yarnstormer
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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 10:07 AM in reply to: Jay_B

FUNKY DOTS.jpg

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yarnstormer
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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 10:08 AM in reply to: yarnstormer

I'm sorry I don't know how to post a screen shot...hope you get the idea here. I wonder if I have some pipe clicked "on" that is not displayed but is showing up somehow?

 

Very new to the pipe network in civil 3d thing...

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Jay_B
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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 10:48 AM in reply to: yarnstormer

Can you select the dotted lines? Any information as to whether they are pipes etc.?

Jay

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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 12:32 PM in reply to: yarnstormer

I can select it and it is the pipe that is shown normally in the same view.

 

running civil 3d 2012 sp2

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Jay_B
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Re: Ghost lines in civil 3d profiles

08-06-2013 12:47 PM in reply to: yarnstormer

Thanks, It appears as though your "Crossing" items are set to Display in the Pipe style in use.

 

Select Pipe>Rt Click>Edit Pipe Style>Display Tab>View Direction: Profile>Turn off display for anything with "Crossing" in the component name.

 

Note: this may adversely affect other crossing pipes etc. To have the best of both worlds set up a "Pipe" style and a Crossing style with appropriate display options selected.

Jay

C3D 2014 SP2
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