Chapter 7Profiles and Profile Views

Profile information is the backbone of vertical design. The Autodesk® 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. You will also apply labels like you did in Chapter 6, “Alignments.”

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 modify individual entities in a design profile.
  • Apply a standard band ...

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