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Assign a profile (from LandXML file) to another alignment.

Assign a profile (from LandXML file) to another alignment.

I explain the following case:

 

You have a drawing file (dwg1) with an alignment.

You copy this drawing file, so you have (dwg2).

 

You create a layout profile for this alignment in dwg1.

 

Now, from dwg1 you export this profile (you must also export the alignment) to a LandXML file.

 

You open dwg2 drawing and import this LandXML file.

 

Immediately, CIVIL 3D creates a new alignment and its profile but you CAN'T assign this profile to the existing alignment.

 

In my opinion, C3D should allow us managing the importation of objects contained in a LandXML if we want to create a new alignment and its profile or directly the profiles to an existing alignment in the drawing if it is possible, I mean, if the length of the alignment is at least the same length of the profile.

 

Maybe there are others objects where we could also stablish this.

 

 

4 Comments
joantopo
Mentor

Or maybe a new command about creating a design profile from a LandXML file where the user can choose it from the LandXML wizard 

joantopo
Mentor

Or even within the same drawing file.

 

Example:

 

You select a layout profile from the ToolSpace (or from the profile view), then you press right button of the mouse to show the context menu: "Copy profile to alignment", and finally you select an alignment in the drawing to create automatically that layout profile in the selected alignment.

neyton_
Advocate

1) export the landxml of both dwg

2) Replace the alignment profile definition in the xml file using Notepad

3) import the landxml again

joantopo
Mentor

@neyton

Yes, I knew that but what happens if you are already using that alingment in a corridor as a BaseLine.

Will I have to remove that Baseline in the corridor?. That is not serious...

 

 

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