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

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Applying Parcel Styles

Parcels can represent individually owned lots, public areas, road rights-of-way, easements, and so on. When different types of parcels are shown on the same plan, there must be some way of visually differentiating them. When using Civil 3D, this is best handled through parcel styles.

Using Parcel Styles to Control Appearance

Using a parcel style, you can control the appearance of the edges of the parcel as well as any hatching that is applied to the area. The hatching can be applied through the entire area or as a strip along the edges. Using these capabilities, you can graphically differentiate one type of parcel from another.

To use parcel styles to control the appearance of parcels in your drawing, follow these steps: ...

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