I was recently teaching a custom Civil 3D grading class where the client wanted to label a Feature Line’s elevation, at will, along the length of the line, without adding extra points.
There is NO out of the box label, but after poking around, I came up with a possible workflow:
- Used a Note type label
(found in the TOOLSPACE Settings tab > General > Labels Styles > Note )
- The Label is configured to pull the Point Elevation value at its inserted point.
- Using the will work in space, on Civil or AutoCAD object.
- If the labels are grip edited, the original value will be held.
- Labels are to be repositioned using the AutoCAD move command along with the insertion OSANP
A word of caution... Labels are tied to a X,Y,Z point in space, not on an object! If the elevations on the Feature Line are changed or the line relocated, the text will NOT update.
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