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AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 Essentials: Autodesk® Official Training Guide: Essential by Eric Chappell

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Connecting Objects and Styles

images The word object is usually considered pretty generic, but in the world of Civil 3D, it means something very specific. A Civil 3D object is an intelligent piece of your design model that stores information about itself and has the ability to interact with other objects in the drawing. Another characteristic of a Civil 3D object is that it has the ability to be affected by a Civil 3D style. A Civil 3D style is a collection of settings that controls the appearance and behavior of a Civil 3D object.

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