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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press by Eric Chappell, Cyndy Davenport, Louisa Holland

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Chapter 7

Profiles and Profile Views

Profile information is the backbone of vertical design. The AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software takes advantage of sampled data, design data, and external input files to create profiles for a number of uses. Profiles will be an integral part of corridors, as we'll discuss in Chapter 9, “Basic Corridors.” In this chapter we'll look at using profile creation tools, editing profiles, and generating and editing profile views, and you'll learn ways to get your labels just so.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Sample a surface profile with offset samples
  • Lay out a design profile on the basis of a table of data
  • Add and ...

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