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jhoff
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Message 11 of 19 (424 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

10-31-2012 08:26 AM in reply to: jhoff

That worked.  Thank you! 

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MuddyPipe
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Message 12 of 19 (320 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

10-20-2013 01:21 PM in reply to: david.zavislan

Hi David,

 

This is a very useful tip.

 

I am fairly new to Civil 3D.

I download the NV5SimpleSlopeAlowsNegative.pkt source file.

 

I imported the file to my tool Palettes.

Is this file replaced LinkSlopeToSurface?

 

I reconstructed my assembly.  I still couldn't get it to work.

 

Thanks

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david.zavislan
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Message 13 of 19 (300 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

10-21-2013 07:55 AM in reply to: MuddyPipe

This does not replace any stock subassemblies.  You import it into your tool palette and add it to your assembly like any of the other subassemblies. 

 

It only has parameters for side, cut slope, and fill slope.  The slope parameters will allow negative values.  This lets your model daylight up in fill situations, and down in cut.  You just need to make sure that the slope values are flatter than the target grade so that they will have a chance to catch.

David Zavislan, P.E. | Wood Rodgers, Inc.
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MuddyPipe
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Message 14 of 19 (277 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

10-21-2013 10:04 PM in reply to: david.zavislan
Thanks David.

Saw it YouTube, assembly composer. Pretty straight forward.
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ddachille10
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Message 15 of 19 (141 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

06-25-2014 01:21 PM in reply to: david.zavislan
I am curious if there are any version limitations with the "NV5SimpleSlopeAlowsNegative.pkt" that you created. This worked well for me in 2014 but will not work in 2011
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doni49
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Message 16 of 19 (133 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

06-25-2014 01:38 PM in reply to: ddachille10

ddachille10 wrote:
I am curious if there are any version limitations with the "NV5SimpleSlopeAlowsNegative.pkt" that you created. This worked well for me in 2014 but will not work in 2011

Try downloading the pkt file again and then import the latest download directly into 2011.  Once a pkt file has been opened in any newer version 2014, it can't be used in previous versions.

Don Ireland



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ddachille10
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Message 17 of 19 (128 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

06-25-2014 01:55 PM in reply to: doni49
I gave that a shot, but unfortunately I am still receiving the same error. "One or more subassembly .NET classes could not be found. Check Event Viewer for more information. Continue?". Any thoughts on that error message?

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doni49
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Message 18 of 19 (121 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

06-25-2014 02:21 PM in reply to: ddachille10
Oh yeah. You're talking about C3D 2011. That was the first version in which you could add a custom sub assembly (that's what the pkt file is). Sub assembly didn't come with C3D you had to download and install it.

So check to see if you have sub assembly composer 2011 installed. Install it if not.
Don Ireland



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Message 19 of 19 (112 Views)

Re: Using negative cut slope

06-25-2014 03:54 PM in reply to: doni49
Thank you very much doni49 ... installing the sub assembly composer 2011 was the answer
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