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Problem with creating cross section

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12-08-2012 09:11 AM

My firends,

After I create cross section sheets (Output---> generate cross section), the generated sections do not fit in the sheet exactly. In fact, the generated layouts do not cover the sections correctly, and some sections fall outside the created sheet.

It should be noted that I use the "ISO A1 Section 1 to 500" layout which is installed on the default pass of C3D (template folder), and the scale of "view section style" is  set to 1/500. I tried the scale of the drawing (toolspace window---> setting tab---> rigth click on the name of drawing and click edit drawing setting) with 1/500, however the problem was not solved.

Another important issue is that the section views in the "Model space" are shown correctly, but my problem is in the layout space after generating cross sections.

 

C3D 2012

windows Sp2

Tnx.

Lower right hand corner is where you can set annotation scale. See pic.
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Re: Problem with creating cross section

12-09-2012 05:40 PM in reply to: mostafa-ace

You say the "sections do not fit in the sheet exactly" - what exactly is happening?

 

In this case a screen shot does wonders to help us help you.

 

Are you setting the model space annotation scale to 1:500 before creating the sections views? Having this different than the intended section view scale causes the section views to be located incorrectly. (Autodesk know about this one)

 

"the section views in the "Model space" are shown correctly" - Do the section views appear correctly within the view frames? If so see my comment above about annotation scale.

If this fixed your issue, click on "Accept as Solution"

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Thanks for your attention. This problem arouse after crea...

12-10-2012 07:13 AM in reply to: andrewpuller3811

Thanks for your attention.

This problem arouse after creating cross section sheets.

Could you describe how I can set model space annotation scale to 1:500?

 

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Re: Thanks for your attention. This problem arouse after crea...

12-10-2012 01:43 PM in reply to: mostafa-ace

It will pay to check here before you post any more FAQ & How To: Using Autodesk Discussion Groups

 

re Annotation Scale

 

you can search here Civil 3d 2012 Online Help

 

I would recommend you also run through the autocad and civil 3d tutorials in the help.

If this fixed your issue, click on "Accept as Solution"

Andrew Puller
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12-11-2012 08:37 AM in reply to: andrewpuller3811

I searched the forum befor submitting my problem. However, I don't know what is the the problem about my topic?!

 

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12-11-2012 10:58 PM in reply to: mostafa-ace

The first answer to your original post was a request for more information, to help us diagnose the problem and lead you to a solution.  Instead of providing this information you have asked another question about a very basic task - one which I would expect most ACad users to know, or at least be able to find out how to do.  A quick Google search for "AutoCAD set model space annotation scale" provides multiple answers.

 

Please don't be offended but the sheer volume of questions often means that we need to prioritize, and that we cannot spend time on the threads which aren't productive.

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12-13-2012 05:23 AM in reply to: sboon

Thanks Steve,

I am not sure that this problem (not being fitted all sections in the created sheet) is due to the annotation scale, so I asked to show me the procedure.

Again, I would be appreciated if someone tell me how I can change annotation scale to make sure it is work about this problem or not.

Tnx

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12-13-2012 07:25 AM in reply to: mostafa-ace
Lower right hand corner is where you can set annotation scale. See pic.
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