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

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Creating Plan and Profile Sheets

Civil 3D’s Plan Production feature uses the concept of sheets to generate the pages that make up a set of plans. Simply put, sheets are layout tabs with viewports showing a given portion of your design model, based on the view frames previously created. The viewports have special properties set that define them as either Plan or Profile viewports. These viewports must be predefined in a template (DWT) file. You manage the sheets using the standard AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager feature.

The Create Sheets Wizard

After you’ve created view frames and match lines, you can proceed to the next step of creating sheets. Like view frames, sheets are created using a wizard. Let’s look at the wizard and the various page options. ...

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