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Mastering AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 by Louisa Holland, Richard Graham

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Chapter 3: Points

Import points from a text file using description key matching. Most engineering offices receive text files containing point data at some point during a project. Description keys provide a way to automatically assign the appropriate styles, layers, and labels to newly imported points.

Master It Create a new drawing from _AutoCAD Civil 3D (Imperial) NCS.dwt. Revise the Civil 3D description key set to use the parameters listed here:

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Import the Concord_PNEZD_SpaceDelim.txt file from the data location, and confirm that the description keys made the appropriate matches by looking at a handful of points of each type. Do the trees ...

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