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The Part Builder Enigma- Help for 2008

Part Builder is a mystery to us all- ok.. except for maybe one guy in Europe and Nick Z.  Anyway, its been this scantily documented black box of magic for a few releases now.

Well somebody in Manchester must love us, because the User’s Guide for 2008 (you know the one that was taller than my TRex when printed) has a large illustrated section on Part Builder.

 

 

 

 

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Get that Invert! Create Pipe Network from Objects

Under Pipes>Create Network from Objects you can choose to have Civil 3D use the vertex elevations of your feature line or 3d polyline.  Unfortunately, this uses the elevations for the resulting pipe centerline instead of the inverts.  Mark came up with an idea to help with this problem…

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