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5. Click the down arrow for the sample line editing tools on t he toolbar and then click the Edit
Swath Widths for Group button. The Edit Sample Line Widths dialog appears.
6. Type 100 in both the Left and Right Swath Width text boxes. Click OK.
7. Press
5
to end the command.
8. If you receive a Panorama view telling you that your corridor is out of date and may
require rebuilding, dismiss it.
9. Examine your sample lines, noting the wider sample lines.
10. Close the drawing without saving.
Creating the Views
Once the sample line group is created, it is time to create views. Views can be created in three
ways: single view, all views, or all views-by-page. Creating views-by-page allows you to lay out
your cross sections on a sheet-by-sheet basis. This is accomplished by creating a page setup for
your proposed sheet size and defining that page setup in your sheet style. You can arrange the
section views by either rows or columns and specify the space between each consecutive section
view. This even allows you to put a predefined grid on your cross-section sheet. Although the
setup for this is quite tedious, the payoff is incredible if you plot many sheets’ worth of cross
sections at a time. Figure 13.8 shows a layout containing section views arranged to plot by page.
Figure 13.8
Section views arranged
to plot by page
Section views are nothing more than a window showing the section. The view contains hor-
izontal and vertical grids, tick marks for axis annotation, the axis annotation itself, and a title.
Views can also be configured to show horizontal geometry, such as the centerline of the section,
edges of pavement, and right-of-way. Tables displaying quantities or volumes can also be shown
for individual sections. Figure 13.9 shows a typical section view with such a table.

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