AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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castled071049
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Pipe Networks in Profile Views

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11-19-2012 11:47 AM

Is there anyway to have the Pipe Networks tab of the Profile View Properties dialog box default to having "Show only parts drawn in profile view" selected automatically?

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castled071049
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Re: Pipe Networks in Profile Views

11-20-2012 03:23 AM in reply to: castled071049

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? 

 

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kylepeterson9068
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Re: Pipe Networks in Profile Views

11-20-2012 06:14 AM in reply to: castled071049

In 2012 there is what appears to be a setting to control the pipe network display, however the setting does not seem to function as expected. Same result regardless of setting. Maybe there is a setvar control buried somewhere.

Hope someone has the answer.

 

 

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kylepeterson9068
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Re: Pipe Networks in Profile Views

11-20-2012 06:57 AM in reply to: kylepeterson9068

Attached is from 2010 and 2012 Help.

 

But the feature still does not function.

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BrianHailey
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Re: Pipe Networks in Profile Views

11-20-2012 07:45 AM in reply to: kylepeterson9068

The feature does function. When you CREATE a profile view, that setting is remembered. Create a profile view and check the options. Cancel out of it, change the setting and create another view. You'll see the options on the Pipe Network Display section have changed.

 

I agree that this setting should control the default value for when you go to the profile view properties, but it doesn't. Post it up in the wishes forum: http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/AutoCAD-Civil-3D-Wishes/bd-p/185 

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