AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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Labeling Boundary Lines

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12-03-2012 11:12 AM

I've looked through previous threads but still can't figure out what my problem is.  It seems to be a very small problem but it's driving me bonkers.  I can get a label on the line no problem.  But it gives me Bearing and distance when I clearly picked Bearing over Distance.  Also, I've gone through the settings and cannot figure out how to get my distance to 2 decimal places (.00) instead of the default of 3 decimal places (.003). 


Also my bearing keeps coming up in decimal seconds.  I thought I figure it out everytime i'm in the settings and changing stuff but I guess i'm not in the right settings. (drawing settings, ambient settings, distance & direction) i've changed but still keeps coming out the same.  I've even gone into (settings, general, line, bearing over distance) and still don't see the option to change the decimals...


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Re: Labeling Boundary Lines

12-03-2012 11:47 AM in reply to: Rubixcube10

You need to have a look in the label style composer.


Find the label in Toolspace>Settings>General>Label Styles>Line  (I'm guessing that's the label type you're talking about)


Right click, Edit.

Look around in the Layout tab.  Play with settings in there and see what happens.

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Re: Labeling Boundary Lines

12-03-2012 11:58 AM in reply to: Rubixcube10

This YouTube video by Brian Hailey with CAD-1 should help you with changing the precision.

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Re: Labeling Boundary Lines

01-02-2013 01:01 PM in reply to: Rubixcube10

I'd wager your forgetting to hit the little arrow that saves the changes to the layout.




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