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ashleystrand
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Utility Line Style Changes

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05-09-2014 01:43 PM

I have a proposed utility file.  In this file, the line styles say "W" for watermain, "SAN" for sanitary, etc.  When I reference this file into my plan and profile sheets the line style does not carry over, instead it just shows up as a continuous line.  However, when I use the NCOPY command on one of these lines, it is placed in my drawing using the correct line style.

 

I have the lineweight button at the bottom turned on.

 

Can anyone help with this?

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engrtech
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Message 2 of 7 (172 Views)

Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-09-2014 02:01 PM in reply to: ashleystrand

ashleystrand wrote:

I have a proposed utility file.  In this file, the line styles say "W" for watermain, "SAN" for sanitary, etc.  When I reference this file into my plan and profile sheets the line style does not carry over, instead it just shows up as a continuous line.  However, when I use the NCOPY command on one of these lines, it is placed in my drawing using the correct line style.

 

I have the lineweight button at the bottom turned on.

 

Can anyone help with this?


Load those linetypes into your current drawing and they should work.

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ashleystrand
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Message 3 of 7 (169 Views)

Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-09-2014 02:12 PM in reply to: engrtech

The line types are already loaded and it still isn't work.

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Jay_B
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Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-09-2014 02:15 PM in reply to: ashleystrand

Verify these setting variables:

 

Ltscale=1

Psltscale=1

Ltscale=1

 

Also make sure Annotation Scaling is toggled on.

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Jay_B
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Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-09-2014 02:17 PM in reply to: Jay_B

Also enter STYLE @ command line and verify the Text style associated to the Linetypes is set to a height of zero.

 

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mathewk
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Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-10-2014 08:35 AM in reply to: ashleystrand
One more variable is MSLTSCALE. And try different LTSCALEs in case 1 isn't what yours needs.
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Jay_B
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Re: Utility Line Style Changes

05-10-2014 09:11 AM in reply to: Jay_B

Jay_B wrote:
Ltscale=1

Psltscale=1

Ltscale=1


Oops not quite what I meant :smileysurprised:

 

Thanks for catching that Matt.

Jay

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