AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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marking overlapping lines

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07-31-2012 01:00 PM

I need to find lines that overlap one another in a drawing and mark them, not delete them.  I am running AutpCAD Map 3D 2012.



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Re: marking overlapping lines

08-01-2012 02:31 PM in reply to: smvest

Hi Sue,


Thank you for posting to the Autodesk Discussion Groups.


I would like to help you, but unfortunately, I do not understand your request.

Can you please reply with a detailed problem description that includes a set of steps to reproduce? Screenshots might help too.




Phil Borycens
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Re: marking overlapping lines

08-02-2012 02:38 AM in reply to: phil_borycens

your option if the lines are drawing objects


cleanup tools - find duplicates


if the line are on different layers .  qselect a layer to highlight the line on that layer


shift select and delete one line copy and delete to see the line underneath, cntrl z to replace it.


if the lines are FDO objects open the data table and select each line in the table


post the types of line and details for a better answer





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Re: marking overlapping lines

08-02-2012 02:43 AM in reply to: phil_borycens

borycep wrote:
I do not understand your request

Dear Phil, there's nothing to understand: she simply wanna highlight the ovelapping lines, without deleting them.

Here's my workaround, Sue:

  1. type in _MAPCLEAN
  2. set up like this
  3. in the next window, click on "retain.." and not on the default "modify.." like this
  4. after "Finish", you can isolate the layer SMVEST containing a copy of your overlaps
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