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

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Best Practices for Parcel Creation

Now that you have an understanding of how objects in a site interact and you’ve had some practice creating and editing parcels in a variety of ways, we’ll take a deeper look at how parcels must be constructed to achieve topology stability, predictable labeling, and desired parcel interaction.

Forming Parcels from Segments

In the earlier sections of this chapter, you saw that parcels are created only when parcel segments form a closed area (see Figure 5-41).

Figure 5-41: A parcel is created when parcel segments form a closed area.

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Parcels must always close. Whether you draw AutoCAD lines and use the Create Parcel ...

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