Editing Alignment Geometry

The general power of Civil 3D lies in its flexibility. The documentation process is tied directly to the objects involved, so making edits to those objects doesn’t create hours of work in updating the documentation. With alignments, there are three major ways to edit the object’s horizontal geometry without modifying the underlying construction:

Graphical Select the object, and use the various grips to move critical points. This method works well for realignment, but precise editing for things like a radius or direction can be difficult without construction elements.

Tabular Use Panorama to view all the alignment segments and their properties; type in values to make changes. This approach works well for modifying ...

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