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

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Lining Up for Samples

Sample lines are the engine underneath both sections and materials and are held in a collection called sample line groups. One alignment can have multiple sample line groups, but a sample line group can sample only one alignment. Sample lines typically consist of two components: the sample lines and the sample line labels, as shown in Figure 12-3.

Figure 12-3: Sample lines consist of the lines and their labels.

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If you pick a sample line, you will see it has three different types of grips, as shown in Figure 12-4. The diamond grip on the alignment allows you to move the sample line along the alignment. The triangular grip ...

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