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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015: Autodesk Official Press by Ishka Voiculescu, Cyndy Davenport

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Chapter 19Object Styles

As you learned in the previous chapter, styles control the display properties of labels, but they also control the display properties of Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® objects such as points, surfaces, alignments, profile views, pipes, sections, and so on.

Alignments are composed of components such as lines, curves, and spirals. Surfaces contain contours, triangles, and points. A point has a very important marker component. Object styles enable you to control which components are displayed and how they are displayed. Traditionally, you control the display of such items with layers and AutoCAD properties. Styles offer a quick way to change an object's display state for the purpose of plotting, editing, or analysis.

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