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

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Editing Parcel Segment Labels

Once you have placed parcel segment labels in the drawing, you usually need to do some work to change their position, style, orientation, and whatever else is necessary to create a readable, professional-looking legal document. Fortunately, Civil 3D provides a number of ways for you to do this.

Applying Segment Label Styles

You can use parcel segment label styles to change the appearance, content, and behavior of the segment labels. For example, when labeling an existing property line, you could assign a different style that displays the bearing and distance text slanted—a common practice for differentiating text that refers to existing features. In another part of the drawing, you might assign a different style ...

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