Doug_N

Layout reference grid for columns

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I am working on a project that requires the plan view of each floor to have a reference grid that intersects at each column.   Is there a easy way to do this where each grid has an alpha callout at the top of the layout view and numeric callout along one or both sides.

 

Doug Norton

Whitby Ontario Canada

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Cameras displayed as callout with cross section lines and visible on all floors are my personal favorite method.  Biggest downside is lack of ability to snap to those lines.

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but that means two cameras for each and every column grid pair doesn't it?

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Thought of a clearer response

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20 minutes ago, Doug_N said:

but that means two cameras for each and every column grid pair doesn't it?

 

Yes, but then they will remain constant on all floors.  Much less room for error.  You can also just use callouts with cross section lines and Copy/Paste in Place from floor to floor or use your Reference Dispaly and/or overlap views in layout but IMO, cameras are the most dependable, most flexible, and least error prone.

 

 

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Well ok then.  lol.  I will give it a try.  It will give me a boatload of cross sections to boot.  

 

Thanks for the tip.

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You bet.  Maybe consider adding your support to this suggestion...

 

 

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By my support you are referring to asking for this feature in CA?   I am certainly in for that!

 

Thanks for you help.   

 

Doug

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