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Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile : A step by step tutorial guide

How do we project Civil 3D Pipes in Profile

Firstly, how do we go about Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile? Well, let's find out in this online training course. Certainly, this step by step tutorial is a part of the Civil 3D essentials book and how-to manuals.

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Now, let’s project the pipe network in profile view, for better visualization and annotation.

  1. Right-click on one of the pipes or structures and select Draw Parts in Profile View.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile command

  1. When prompted to select a profile view, select the Rose Drive profile view. We can find it in the profiles area of the drawing.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile command line

  1. Notice that the pipe lines will appear in the profile view.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile first pipe

  1. Now, let's project all pipes and structures in the profile view. To do so, right-click on the grids of the profile view and select Profile View Properties.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile specify profile

  1. Activate the Pipe Networks tab. Currently only the projected pipes or structures have the Yes/No option checked to Yes.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile Yes

  1. To project a part to the profile view, we need their status to be a Yes. To do that, select all of them by simultaneously pressing CTRL + A on the keyboard to select all of them.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile list

  1. Click on one of the No options in the Draw column to convert all options from No to Yes.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile selection

  1. Click OK, and all parts should now appear in the profile view.

Projecting Civil 3D Pipes in Profile view


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