Automatically Adjust Pipe Labels for Pipe Length
February 18, 2014 Leave a comment
Brian nails this… Always good to see tiny user workflows that pay huge dividends!
Originally posted on Civil 3D Plus:
So you have some short pipes and you have some long pipes. Labeling the long pipes is just fine but when you label the short pipes, the text is longer than the pipe so you have to manually edit the label and put those line breaks in or you have to change the style the label is using for one that stacks the different pieces of data. Well NO MORE! Come on now! This is CIVIL 3D we’re talking about!
As long as you have Civil 3D 2012 that is…
Anyways, in Civil 3D 2012 there is a new option in the label style to set a maximum length to a text component. We can use this to specify how long we want the label to be. Now, the trick here is to use an expression for the maximum label length. We have to do this because the length of…
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