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

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Projecting Objects to Profile Views

At times, it may be necessary or helpful to show more in a profile view than just the existing and finished profiles of your design. Features such as underground pipes, overhead cables, trees, fences, and so on may be obstacles that you need to avoid or features that you need to integrate into your design. Whatever the case, Civil 3D object projection enables you to quickly represent a variety of objects within your profile view and provide the accompanying annotation.

Projecting Linear Objects

When you project an object to a profile view, different things can happen depending on the type of object you have chosen. For linear objects such as 3D polylines, feature lines, or survey figures, the projected version ...

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