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

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Editing Pipe Networks

As you might guess, the tools for editing pipe networks are even more extensive than the tools used to create them. This is one reason that the recommended way to approach your pipe design is to perform a rough layout and then use the editing tools to perfect the design. As you are about to learn, Civil 3D provides many ways to edit pipe networks. In this section, the ways to edit pipe networks are presented in four groups: grips, editing tools, properties, and the Pipe Network Vistas.

Editing Pipe Networks Using Grips

Grips are a great tool for making quick and simple graphical edits. Civil 3D provides the following specialized grips for pipes and structures:

Structure – Square Grip – Plan View This grip changes the location ...

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