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2013 Families with multiple categories

I think for what you are trying to achieve, you are best using a view filter in the drawings you are working in... Simply create a filter that picks up the Floor Box family by a unique identifier, eg. the family name Then just turn it of and on as needed in the comms or power drawings.

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2013 How do I Calc Pipe Capacity?

I tried to write a Lisp program but realized that I could do it much easier in Excel. Problem solved. If anyone would like the spreadsheet, you can email me at and I'll send it to you. In the mean time, I'm going to post this on the wish list.

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2014 Basic Site Layout in Phases

Hi, Maybe I wasn't clear- Unfortunately you can't use phases for areas. =>Can't apply phases to areas. Yes, you can apply filters, override by element, have different area schemes, etc... it works, but it may lead to inconsistency across multiple drawings, especially with multiple users...

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2013 Hidden Line view causing families to disappear behind others

Hey folks, This may seem like a basic question, but I've an RCP of a lighting drawing in Hidden Line view, occasionally I get two families that need to be close to each other, since I'm in Hidden Line view, it's causing one of the families to partially 'disappear'. I'm reluctant to switch to...

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Transparent Layer Manager

Also, what does this have to do with Civil 3D specifically (if anything)?

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