3D Line

Here we can create and manage 3D polylines.

MOUS_ICO Menu: Landscape > Terrain design > 3D line

MOUS_ICO Toolbar: > Terrain design > 3D line

Use this tool for:


Command prompts for:

Pick a line, arc, polyline: <Enter> = Read from file OK.

Select the line, which is to be converted to a 3D line.

The input 2D line can be either AutoCAD entities (arc/polyline/line/circle/clothoid) or line data in ASCII file formats (*.TIT, *.INH, *.LIN, *.LI and *.DAT).

If the line data, which is to be converted into a 3D line, is to be read from the drawing, select all the lines, which are to be initiated to the function and finish with the right button of the mouse or key 'Return'.

Undo option is available to remove the previous selection.

If the line data is to be read from a file, use the key 'Return' to activate the option.

The 'Select TenTable' dialog will pop up, using which the desired file having the 2D line data can be initiated to the function 'Create 3D line'. Select the file format from the field 'Files of type', browse to the location of the file, select the files and click 'Open'.

The'Create 3D Line' dialog will pop up.

Lines only

Use this button to convert the selected 2D entity into a series of straight lines.

For further details, refer to the topic Lines only.

Novapoint Customized Object menu (NCO) To edit, run the function Object menu (NCO) from the menu Novapoint or toolbar Novapoint Base or command line NCO. Select the object, which is to be edited. Select the option 'Edit' from the pop-up menu.

Depending on the object selected, the respective dialog box will pop up, which facilitates editing the selected object.