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

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Editing Parcels by Deleting Parcel Segments

One of the most powerful aspects of Civil 3D parcels is the ability to perform many iterations of a site plan design. Typically, this design process involves creating a series of parcels and then deleting them to make room for iteration with different parameters, or deleting certain segments to make room for easements, public utility lots, and more.

You can delete parcel segments using the AutoCAD Erase tool as shown in the previous exercise, or the Delete Sub-Entity tool on the Parcel Layout Tools toolbar.

Break the Undo Habit

You’ll find that parcels behave better if you use one of the segment-deletion methods described in this section to erase improperly placed parcels rather than using the Undo ...

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