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engineer-civil:autocad-template [2019/06/13 18:18]
jjensen [Multileader - Block - Hexagon - inch]
engineer-civil:autocad-template [2020/07/09 20:22] (current)
jjensen [Hatches]
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   * [[https://​knowledge.autodesk.com/​support/​autocad/​learn-explore/​caas/​sfdcarticles/​sfdcarticles/​Startup-switches-for-AutoCAD.html|AutoCAD startup switches]]   * [[https://​knowledge.autodesk.com/​support/​autocad/​learn-explore/​caas/​sfdcarticles/​sfdcarticles/​Startup-switches-for-AutoCAD.html|AutoCAD startup switches]]
  
 +===== New Project Setup =====
 +  * Download GIS data
 +    * [[https://​viewer.nationalmap.gov/​basic/#​startUp|USGS shapefiles]] download streets and incorporated cities
 +  * Open in ArcMap
 +    * set coordinate system of data frame to Stateplane
 +    * zoom into area of interest
 +    * export streets as shapefile using data frame - Stateplane coordinates
 +  * Open Civil 3D
 +    * Drawing Settings
 +      * USA, Idaho
 +      * NAD83 Idaho State Planes, Central Zone, US Foot
 +      * ID83-CF
 +    * MAPIMPORT - scl file
 +    * Zoom Extent
 +    * login to A360 - jjensen@journeyeducation.org NormalOneX
 +    * Geolocation tab -> Online Map -> Map Aerial
 +    * Capture Area -> window around area of interest
 +      * Unclear how you export this image as TIFF or JPEG with a world file
 +  * References
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​CIV3D/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-7B90BBB6-DA3A-4022-BCA9-6A1F03CCEE05|To Display Online Map Imagery in an Autodesk Civil 3D Drawing]]
 ==== AutoCAD and Civil3D Units ==== ==== AutoCAD and Civil3D Units ====
   * AutoCAD use on details needing architecture units (feet-inches)   * AutoCAD use on details needing architecture units (feet-inches)
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     * 5 is 5 feet, but if you change units to architecture 5 is 5 inches, stupid Civil 3D     * 5 is 5 feet, but if you change units to architecture 5 is 5 inches, stupid Civil 3D
 ===== Text Styles ===== ===== Text Styles =====
-  * ArialNar06pt-anno+  ​* Template - journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\jeffjensen\dwg\templates\GISE-202006.dwt 
 +  * ArialNar02pt01x - Font Arial Narrow, Height 0.02 
 +  * ArialNar05pt01x - Font Arial Narrow, Height 0.05 
 +  ​* ArialNar06pt-anno ​- Font Arial Narrow, Paper Text Height 0.06, annotative
   * ArialNar06pt01x   * ArialNar06pt01x
   * ArialNar06pt01x-isoright   * ArialNar06pt01x-isoright
 +    * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​textstyle-isoright.jpg|Textstyle Isoright}}
   * ArialNar06pt01x-isoleft   * ArialNar06pt01x-isoleft
 +  * ArialNar08pt01x
 +  * ArialNar09pt01x
 +  * L60 - Font simplex.shx,​ Height 2.4
 +  * P20 - Font simplex.shx,​ Height 1.6, plot scale 1"​=20'​ (8pt)
  
 +==== Letter Heights ====
 +  * Mandatory Appendix I - Minimum Letter Heights (inch) ASME Y14.2-2008
 +    * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​letterheight-asme-y14.2.png|Minimum Letter Heights}}
 +  * National CAD Standard - V6, Uniform Drawing System, Module 4 - Drafting Conventions
 +    * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​textheight-ncs.png|Text Height from National CAD Standard}}
 +  * US Department of Veterans Affairs
 +    * [[https://​www.wbdg.org/​FFC/​VA/​VABIM/​dwg_deliv_rqmts.pdf|VA Drawing Deliverable Requirements]]
 +    * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​textheight-veteransaffairs.png|Text Height from VA}}
 ==== Leroy Text Style ==== ==== Leroy Text Style ====
 <​html>​ <​html>​
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     * Primary Units: unit format=decimal,​ precision=0.0,​ Suffix=IN, Zero suppression check on both Leading and Trailing     * Primary Units: unit format=decimal,​ precision=0.0,​ Suffix=IN, Zero suppression check on both Leading and Trailing
 ===== Multileader Styles ===== ===== Multileader Styles =====
 +  * Problem - keynote is not using the G-ANNO layer with 30% transparency,​ but I explode the keynote, then it becomes transparent 
 +    * Transparency of the Hex block was set to ByBlock instead of ByLayer 
 +  * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​mls-dictionary.png?​600|Multileader Style Dictionary}} 
 +  * [Q] I have a Civil 3D drawing which has INSUNITS = 2 (feet), but when I insert a block with units of inches, I have to either scale it by x12 or change the INSUNITS to 1 (inches) or 0 (unitless) 
 +    * [A] standard blocks (non-annotative) when inserted into modelspace need to be scaled to matched annotative block sizes. 
 +    * I have a multileader style which is annotative, if my model space annotative scale is 1"​=3',​ then when I insert the block, the scale needs to be set to 3
 ===== Line Types ===== ===== Line Types =====
  
 ===== Hatches ===== ===== Hatches =====
 +  * [[https://​www.landfx.com/​docs/​admin/​office-standards-general/​land-fx-hatches/​item/​1969-landfx-hatch-patterns-drawing.html|Land F/X - Hatch Patterns Drawing]]
 +  * [[https://​www.landfx.com/​docs/​admin/​office-standards-general/​land-fx-hatches/​item/​1519-save-hatches.html|Land F/X - Save Hatches]]
   * AR-CONC   * AR-CONC
     * Angle 15°     * Angle 15°
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   * Keynote Indicator Symbol (hexagon)   * Keynote Indicator Symbol (hexagon)
   * LAYER G-ANNO-TTLB   * LAYER G-ANNO-TTLB
-  * POLYGON 6 sided, circumscribed,​ radius 3/32 (0.9375"​),​ move to top left corner of the margins in the header+  * POLYGON 6 sided, circumscribed,​ radius 3/32 (0.09375"​),​ move to top left corner of the margins in the header. Use with 7pt font 
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​ACD/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-E5CD464D-C0DC-4464-BFDF-50C4ABEC8B91|AutoCAD POLYGON command]] 
 +    * Inscribed (across the corners) 
 +    * Circumscribed (across the flats) 
 +    * Inventor Balloons with Hex, distance is inscribed (across the corners) for DIAMETER (0.217"​)
   * ATTDEF   * ATTDEF
     * Tag: COJ-KEYNOTE-8x11     * Tag: COJ-KEYNOTE-8x11
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       * COJ-KEYNOTE-8X11-ANNO       * COJ-KEYNOTE-8X11-ANNO
       * COJ-KEYNOTE-8X11       * COJ-KEYNOTE-8X11
 +      * COJ-KeynoteHexagonArialNar07pt
     * Base point - Pick point - center of hexagon     * Base point - Pick point - center of hexagon
     * Behavior - check on Annotative     * Behavior - check on Annotative
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       * Default height is 0.125" and width 0.50"       * Default height is 0.125" and width 0.50"
  
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 +
 +==== Multileader - Block - Hexagon - inch - 6 pt ====
 +  * Sharepoint Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\dwg\blocks\KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-06PT.dwg
 +  * Open AutoCAD
 +  * Layer 0
 +  * STYLE ArialNar06pt01x
 +  * POLYGON 6 Circumscribed 3/32
 +  * ATTDEF
 +    * Tag: MLS-HEX-KEYNOTE (COJ-KEYNOTE-8×11)
 +    * Prompt: Keynote Number?
 +    * Default: A1
 +    * Text Settings
 +    * Justification:​ Middle center
 +    * Text style: ArialNar06pt01x
 +    * Annotative (make two blocks)
 +      * (check on) - useful if you only want to insert the hexagon block
 +      * (check off) - useful if creating a multileader which CANNOT use annotative blocks
 +  * BLOCK
 +    * KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-06PT
 +      * Name: KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-06PT
 +      * Base point: 0,0,0
 +      * Objects: select objects
 +      * Behavior: uncheck Annotative, check on Scale uniformly and Allow exploding
 +      * Block unit: Inches
 +      * Description:​ Keynote Hexagon Block, unit inches, textsize 06pt
 +      * Block Editor
 +        * Layer 0
 +        * ByLayer for Color, Linetype, etc
 +    * KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-ANNO
 +      * Name: KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-ANNO
 +      * Base point: 0,0,0
 +      * Objects: select objects
 +      * Behavior: Annotative
 +      * Block unit: Inches
 +      * Description:​ Keynote Hexagon Block, unit inches, annotative
 +      * Block Editor
 +        * Layer 0
 +        * ByLayer for Color, Linetype, etc
 +    * WBLOCK
 +      * KEYNOTE-HEX-IN.dwg
 +      * KEYNOTE-HEX-IN-ANNO.dwg
 +  * TABLESTYLE -> tblNotes-8x11-06pt
 +    * General tab
 +      * Margins for Data, Header. Title
 +        * Horizontal: 0.025
 +        * Vertical: 0.025
 +  * {{engineer-civil:​autocad-template:​block-hex.png|Block Hexagon 6 pt}}
  
  
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