THE BOTTOM LINE 65
The completed deed in
the Mapcheck Analysis
The Bottom Line
Create a series of lines by bearing and distance. By far the most commonly used command
when re-creating a deed is Line by Bearing and Distance.
Master It Open the Mastering Lines and Curves.dwg ﬁle, which you can download from
www.sybex.com/masteringcivil3d2010. Start from the Civil 3D point labeled START, and
use any appropriate tool to create lines with the following bearings and distances (note that
the Direction input format for this drawing has been set to DD.MMSSSS):
Use the Inquiry commands to conﬁrm that lines are drawn correctly.
Master It Continue working in your drawing. Use any appropriate Inquiry command to
conﬁrm that each line has been drawn correctly.
Create a curve tangent to the end of a line. It’s rare that a property stands alone. Often, you
must create adjacent properties, easements, or alignments from their legal descriptions.
Master It Create a curve tangent to the end of the ﬁrst line drawn in the ﬁrst exercise that
meets the following speciﬁcations:
◆ Radius: 200.00
◆ Arc Length: 66.580