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Jason__M
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Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

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10-31-2012 12:32 PM

Is there a reason why the "node" osnap won't recognoze certain point markers?  I have recently begun using named plot styles and I have been revising some of our markers to reflect this.  I have noticed that some of the point markers (it seems like markers that use a circle as part of the marker) won't show the node marker no matter how I hover around it.  Others seem to be normal.   Thanks for any help.

Which release of Civil 3D are you using? I've been told that 2013 will node snap to all markers and previous version don't.

 

Allen

Civil 3D 2012


Jason__M wrote:

I guess it's time to reluctantly move up.

 


That might not be reason enough. At least not till the first SP, There's always the 'PN or 'PO transparent command to "snap" to a point.

Allen

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AllenJessup
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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

10-31-2012 01:18 PM in reply to: Jason__M

Which release of Civil 3D are you using? I've been told that 2013 will node snap to all markers and previous version don't.

 

Allen

Civil 3D 2012

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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

10-31-2012 02:57 PM in reply to: Jason__M

When this happens, insert the block used in the points style, go into block editor by selecting the block and right-clicking. Then go through and recreate things a little, I have had it happen on my point styles as well.

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Neilw
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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

11-01-2012 01:19 AM in reply to: Jason__M

Welcome to the world of custom ARX objects. I wonder how much time has been wasted by users trying to figure out how to snap to geometry of C3D objects.

Neil Wilson (a.k.a. neilw)
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AllenJessup
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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

11-01-2012 05:01 AM in reply to: Neilw

Neilw wrote:

I wonder how much time has been wasted by users trying to figure out how to snap to geometry of C3D objects.


A lot. I still want to know why I can get an endpoint or nearest osnap on a profile but not a perpendicular or intersection.

Allen

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Jason__M
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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

11-01-2012 05:05 AM in reply to: Neilw

Forgive my ignorance.  When you say time wasted is it wasted because people don't know the right way to fix it, or is it wasted because people spend time trying to fix something that might no be fixable? 

 

I am currently using 12.  I tried the markers out in 13 and Allen seems to be right.  They worked like a champ there.  I guess it's time to reluctantly move up.

 

Thank you all.

 

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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

11-01-2012 05:17 AM in reply to: Jason__M

Jason__M wrote:

I guess it's time to reluctantly move up.

 


That might not be reason enough. At least not till the first SP, There's always the 'PN or 'PO transparent command to "snap" to a point.

Allen

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Jason__M
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Re: Node osnap not recognizing certain point marker styles

11-01-2012 05:28 AM in reply to: AllenJessup

I didn't think about 'PO.  That's much better than moving up.  Thanks again!

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