Chapter 3Points

In the previous chapter, “Survey,” you looked at a specific method for bringing in points and figures by the means of survey databases. In this chapter, you will take a closer look at the multiple ways of creating, modifying, and managing Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® points.

Most commonly, Civil 3D points are used to identify the location of existing features, such as trees and property corners; topography, such as ground shots; or stakeout information, such as road geometry points. However, their use is not limited to the data specified here. This chapter will both focus on traditional point uses and introduce ideas to apply the dynamic power of point editing, labeling, and grouping to other applications.

In this chapter, ...

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