AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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teresaneal
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Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

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05-14-2012 01:39 PM

When I import shape files the polylines will not take the layer style I move them to. They stay a continuous linetype. Linetype and Lineweight is set to ByLayer. Only difference between the new lines and the lines drawing correctly is the lines that stay continuous are 3D polylines and the correct ones are normal polylines. Can anyone tell me what I need to do to make the imported lines accept my layer linetypes?

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Murph
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-14-2012 02:42 PM in reply to: teresaneal

3D polylines will only display as a continuous line, been that way since 3D polylines were created in AutoCAD.  

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antoniovinci
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-15-2012 04:51 AM in reply to: Murph

teresaneal wrote

WhenI import shape files ... lines that stay continuous are 3D polylines


 

Shapefiles do NOT contain 3D polylines, so please check the nature of them by means of _LIST command.

Maybe it's only a _LTSCALE issue, lady.

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Murph
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-15-2012 05:06 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

antoniovinci wrote:

 

Shapefiles do NOT contain 3D polylines, so please check the nature of them by means of _LIST command.

Maybe it's only a _LTSCALE issue, lady.


Yes they do.
 :smileyhappy:

 

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antoniovinci
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-15-2012 09:55 AM in reply to: Murph

Dear Murph,

a polyline with an elevation along the Z axis is NOT a 3D poly, but only a simple, poor, humble 2D contour...

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teresaneal
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-15-2012 12:10 PM in reply to: antoniovinci
Thanks, to everyone or your help! Teresa
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Murph
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-15-2012 03:06 PM in reply to: antoniovinci

antoniovinci wrote:

Dear Murph,

a polyline with an elevation along the Z axis is NOT a 3D poly, but only a simple, poor, humble 2D contour...


In Autocad yes, I agree but in ESRI you can create 3d polylines as long as you have the 3D analyzes module

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antoniovinci
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-17-2012 04:01 AM in reply to: Murph

Murph wrote:
in ESRI you can create 3d polylines as long as you have the 3D analyzes module
I don't believe that ESRI is able to generate 3D shapes: would you upload one of these miracles..? Thanx!
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Murph
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Re: Imported 3D polylines will not change to layer style line types.

05-17-2012 04:24 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

antoniovinci wrote:
I don't believe that ESRI is able to generate 3D shapes: would you upload one of these miracles..? Thanx!

Would if I still had the ESRI software, my student versions expired.

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