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

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Creating Section Views

images Now that you have sample lines in the drawing that are able to show you cross sections of the sources you've chosen for them, you will need a means by which to display that data in your drawing. Just as a profile needed a profile view to make it visible, a cross-section needs a cross-section view. Cross-section views are quite similar to profile views. They usually display a grid and some grid labels as a backdrop to the data that they house. The cross-section view is dynamically linked to the sample line and associated data sources. This means, as with other Civil 3D objects, that if the sample or source data is modified, ...

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