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jamesbarnett
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How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

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09-26-2013 05:17 PM

Guys,

 

I have spent hours looking at books and websites and I just can't wrap my head around it. I have a finished grade surface and I have a feature line that is my waterline. I created an alignment and then recreated my feature line so they would be linked. I can then create a profile using my alignment and that shows my surface at that alignment. I can even add the waterline by using project objects to profile view. 

 

I need to be able to edit the feature line elevations in the profile view by creating and erasing PVIs so this will tie back to my geometry.



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sboon
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-26-2013 05:34 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

You can change the elevations of existing feature line points in the profile view but you cannot add or delete them there.  You'll have to add elevation points using the tools, in plan view then shift them up and down on the profile.

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Aistis88
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-26-2013 11:37 PM in reply to: jamesbarnett

http://ideatesolutions.blogspot.com/2009/04/creating-profile-from-feature-lines.html

 

Maybe it will help you .

 

In your place i would create profile from feature line using work around.

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Joe-Bouza
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 05:26 AM in reply to: jamesbarnett
If you start with an alingment and profile you can creae the FL from alignment and it would be dynamic to the profile
Thank you

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jamesbarnett
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 05:55 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

I have a dynamic feature line tied to the alignment already. I need to be able to put PVIs in at specific stations to go under creeks and roads so I can get my vertical deflections in. It would be so much easier to do that if I could see the breaks of my surface on the profile and then place my breaks on my waterline. Or how can I get the software to show me a real-time stationing as I move up and down the profile?



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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 06:07 AM in reply to: jamesbarnett
If the FL is tied to the alignment then it is tied to a profile in that alignment. I assume the profile is a surface profile and this is why you see no way to adjust. You can only adjust Layout profiles. So if your profile is a surface type you would either convert it to static or create a layout and change the assingment of the dynamic link. Then you could adjust freely
Thank you

Joseph D. Bouza, P.E. (one of 'THOSE' People) Civil 3D 2012 & 2013
HP Z210 Workstation
Intel Xeon CPU E31240 @ 3.30 Hz
12 GB Ram


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fcernst
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 06:14 AM in reply to: jamesbarnett

 Or how can I get the software to show me a real-time stationing as I move up and down the profile?

 


Station Tracker on the Analyze panel.

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jamesbarnett
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 06:19 AM in reply to: fcernst

When I click on Station Tracker I get no informatio using the current or all viewport. 



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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 06:22 AM in reply to: jamesbarnett

Sorry, I don't have 2012 anymore, so I am unable to comment if it is working in that version.

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jamesbarnett
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Re: How do I edit feature line elevations in profile view?

09-27-2013 06:45 AM in reply to: fcernst

Apparently the tracker is working, but it does me no good because I was looking for a display of some sort, not  a line running up and down my Alignment. 



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