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

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Label Styles

The best design in the universe is not worth anything unless it is labeled properly. Civil 3D labels are smart objects that are dynamically linked to the object they are labeling. Civil 3D labeling is customizable to fit the needs of your design and local requirements.

When talking about labels in Civil 3D, keep in mind that you are not just talking about text. Labels can contain lines and blocks if desired. Label styles control the size, contents, and precision of text. Label styles also control how leaders are applied when the label is dragged away from its initial position. You will even work with some labels that contain no text at all!

Like other settings in Civil 3D, there is a hierarchy that helps the user and the software ...

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