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

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Labeling Lines and Curves

You can draw lines many ways in an AutoCAD-based environment. The tools found on the Draw panel of the Home tab create lines that are no more intelligent than those created by the standard AutoCAD Line command. How the Civil 3D lines differ from those created by the regular Line command isn’t in the resulting entity, but in the process of creating them. Figure 1-15 shows the available line commands.

Figure 1-15: Line creation tools

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Note that you can switch between any of the Line commands without exiting the command. For example, if your first location is a point object, use Line By Point Object; then, without leaving ...

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