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

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Labeling Parcel Areas

A parcel area label is placed at the parcel centroid by default, and it refers to the parcel in its entirety. When asked to pick a parcel, you pick the area label. An area label doesn’t necessarily have to include the actual area of the parcel.

Area labels can be customized to suit your fancy. Figure 5-54 shows a variety of customized area labels.

Figure 5-54: Sample area labels

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Area labels often include the parcel name or number. You can rename or renumber parcels using Renumber/Rename from the Modify panel after selecting a parcel.

The following exercise will teach you how to renumber a series of parcels:

1. Open ChangeAreaLabel.dwg ...

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