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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Eric Chappell

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Chapter 6 Displaying and Annotating Alignments

As you’ll find with nearly every design component you create for a land-development project, creating the design is only half the job—you must also address the graphical appearance and annotation of what you’ve created. Alignments serve as the basis for further design of a linear feature, but they also serve as a means of expressing the geometry of the feature to reviewers and contractors. The alignment by itself doesn’t tell this story in enough detail and must therefore be stylized and annotated appropriately. In addition, alignments often serve as baselines used to express the location of other features within the project.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use various styles and annotations ...

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