Author: Gaurav Bagga AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutpCAD

If you have struggled with reversing the section view direction or using the section view for any hydrologic analysis, you need to read this. In this segment, you will see how easy it is to reverse the direction of section view with Civil 3D 2016 and to print pipe network labels in section view.

Enhancement Number 1

If you export cross sections from Civil 3D for hydrologic analysis, you have had do some jugglery to manage section views and flow direction. Not anymore

You can now reverse the direction of a Civil 3D section view.

So the section view below…

can be reversed using the Right to left option in the Section View Style editor > Graph tab

as below…

Now isn’t that simple?

Enhancement Number 2

You can now print pipe network labels in section view…



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       Gaurav Bagga
Gaurav Bagga
Senior Application Specialist Infrastructure

Gaurav is a Senior Application Specialist for Infrastructure Solutions at Ideate based out of San Francisco. He has over 18 years of experience in construction and related software industry. With this extensive design technology background he helps engineering and surveying companies, federal and state government agencies, and ENR 500 firms critically analyze and improve their construction drawing production process. He implements Civil infrastructure design technology led by InfraWorks and Civil 3D and has helped Ideate grow Civil Infrastructure Services. Being an industry recognized speaker he has presented cutting edge design technology at several industry conferences such as Autodesk University. Find Gaurav on Twitter.