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engrtech
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Match Line Label Bug?

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01-10-2014 08:43 AM

I've got a project where the match line labels constantly reset to the left and right of the match line itself even though I've set it to be middle. I didn't have this problem with 2013 or earlier, so is it a possible bug?

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AlmasSuljevic
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Re: Match Line Label Bug?

01-13-2014 06:46 AM in reply to: engrtech

Hi engrtech,

 

I tried replicating this behavior with Civil 3D 2014 with and without SP1 and it all seems to work OK (unless I am not following well). Adjusting Match Line Group Labels left/right location to middle and saving it, remembers the last location.

 

Is there a specific drawing or workflow you do when this happens?



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Re: Match Line Label Bug?

01-13-2014 08:42 AM in reply to: AlmasSuljevic

AlmasSuljevic wrote:

Hi engrtech,

 

I tried replicating this behavior with Civil 3D 2014 with and without SP1 and it all seems to work OK (unless I am not following well). Adjusting Match Line Group Labels left/right location to middle and saving it, remembers the last location.

 

Is there a specific drawing or workflow you do when this happens?


This happens on two different drawings, but using the same view frame data shortcut. When I first open either drawing the match line labels are not in the middle, so I select one of the match lines, select Edit Label Group, and select Middle for both left and right match lines. For the rest of the time I have the drawing open they stay in the middle, but as soon as I close the drawing and reopen them they are rest back to left and right.

 

EDIT: I just close C3D, restarted C3D, opened the drawings and the labels remembered my setting. I'm not sure why last week it wasn't working. I had to reset the labels to middle in both drawings about 5 times last week. Strange.

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Re: Match Line Label Bug?

01-14-2014 09:10 AM in reply to: engrtech

I thought it was fixed, but I was wrong. I've been working on these drawings this morning with no issue until just now. I tried publishing the sheet set and the proposed drawing, which I didn't have open, has the match line labels resetting, but the drawing I already had open, the present layout, did not have it reset. I'm now thinking the resetting of the match line labels has something to do with publishing a sheet set where the drawing isn't already open.

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Re: Match Line Label Bug?

01-14-2014 09:37 AM in reply to: engrtech

Why don't you try setting your labels as you like and then try locking the layer these labels are on? See if that helps.



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elittleton73
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Re: Match Line Label Bug?

01-16-2014 10:58 AM in reply to: AlmasSuljevic
I've had the same problem with one of my projects. It was resetting the matchline text on all drawings assocated with the view frame group when I opened each drawing. Locking the layer solved the problem.
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