Details

  The project details are defined by 12d Users and can contain information to be placed on all company title blocks if desired. This panel first appears when a new 12d project is started (Project -> Details -> Details) and calls a standard “project_details.dtl” file from the 12d setup directory. The “project_details.dtl” file can be [...]
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Title Block Files (*.tbf)

Title Block Files (*.tbf) It is suggested that all 12d users create at least two tbf files for for their companies (A1 and A3 size sheets). This will allow users to produce quick and professional plots (PDF files) using very little effort on all future Project work. The following steps are required to create a [...]
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Using Staggered Datums

When plotting long sections, sometimes the section height does not fit within the allocated graph area.  Some simple settings in the Long Plot PPF allow users to quickly setup Datum Staggering.  Whenever the primary string, tins or corridor strings will not fit into the graph area, then a Datum change will be made. Height calc [...]
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Civil Road Design – Typical Workflow

The following is a typical workflow outlining the required steps usually required to undertake and basic civil road design project. Create a new 12d Model project. Import, check and triangulate Survey data and create CADD drawings for basis of design and contours. Import company standard road design Templates. 12d Model is installed with some typical [...]
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PPF – Understanding Drawing Register Errors

When using Drawing Registers (XLS/CSV) for plotting, there can be some fairly ambiguous error messages when things aren't quite right.  Below are some of the common errors sent to the Output Window. error: Unable to find row! "Unable to find drawing in register" - This occurs when there is no matching Drawing Number (Plot file [...]
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Tin Style

This option is used to change the Tin Linestyle, which is used for drawing / viewing the tin in a section view or for plotting. Continue down the page to see the Tin Style Panel options. To view the Tin Style Panel, Use: Tins => Edit => Style The Tin Style option allows a linestyle [...]
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