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IanMcClain
Posts: 470
Registered: ‎09-29-2008
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Point Symbol Legend

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07-29-2011 12:26 PM

I wish you could create a symbol legend for survey points or points with active description keys, with options to included or exclude individual points or descriptions. I think Land Development had something like this, though I didn't use it for reasons I can't recall. A dynamic legend for my topo maps would be neat.

-Ian McClain
(running C3D 2012 sp4, Win7 64bit, 8GB)
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el_nath
Posts: 205
Registered: ‎04-14-2009
Message 2 of 3 (558 Views)

Re: Point Symbol Legend

08-01-2011 06:59 AM in reply to: IanMcClain

I agree, but being a designer, I'd also like to add that a legend should include proposed work as well.  It should have the ability to include not only point objects (existing hydrant, proposed streetlight, etc...) , but also linear objects (existing gurad rail, proposed 18" storm sewerl, etc...), and area objects as well (proposed fill, proposed cut, etc...).

 

I am not a programer, just an engineer, however, it seems that styles based legend table should be fairly easy to develop.

 

"...select which drawings to include in the legend table (by default all xrefs, drawings associated with the project)...; ...select which styles to include in the legend (by default all styles in use, {dynamic/static})..., ...define table categorization..."

 

 

 

Nathan Selles-Alvarez, P.E.
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Sinc
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Registered: ‎11-18-2006
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Re: Point Symbol Legend

08-18-2011 11:24 PM in reply to: el_nath

It's actually not as easy as you might think...  :smileywink:

 

We've added a LegendBuilder command to the Sincpac-C3D that does a lot of that, although it's not dynamic.  We're still working on improvements to this command, though, and are open to all feedback.

Sinc
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