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Profile Sub View Labels

Updated November 15, 2017


This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

For presentation purposes, it is often useful to display information below the Profile. The following example will create sub-view labels for station, FG (final ground) and OG (original ground).

  1. File | Open <RoadEngCivil>\Location\Align stage 8a.dsnx.

  2. Click on Activate the Profile Window button. Right click to view Profile Options

  3. In the Sub-Windows area click on the Select… button.

Figure 1: Profile Window Options Dialogue

  1. Scroll down the Available list and select Custom-Label 1 and press the Add button. Custom Label -1 now appears in the sub windows screen.

  2. Similarly add Custom Label -2 and Custom Label - 3.

  3. Press OK to return to the Profile Window Options dialogue box.

  1. In Profile Window Options, Sub-Windows select Custom Label-1.

  1. Press Options… button. When the Custom Label Profile Sub-Window Options dialogue box appears.

  2. Click on Add Attribute… button.

  3. Add L-Stn to the Selected list and press OK. Change the Description to Stn.

  4. Uncheck the Display attribute descriptions box.

  5. Click Point Selection… button and set the Points to be Auto Interval 2 (200' intervals).

  6. Press OK.

Figure 2: Custom Label Profile Sub-Window Options Dialogue

We will now do similar steps to setup labels (in Custom Label-2 and Custom Label-3) for FG (final ground) and OG (original ground).

  1. With Custom Label-2 selected:

  1. Click on the Options… button. When the Custom Label Profile Sub-Window Options dialogue box appears, click on the Add Attribute… button.

  2. Add CL-Elev to the Selected list and press OK.

  3. Change the Description to FG and turn off Display attribute descriptions.

  4. Click on the Point Selection… button and make sure the Points to be Auto Interval 2 (200' intervals) is set.

  5. Press OK twice.

  1. With Custom Label-3 selected:

  1. Click on the Options… button. When the Custom Label Profile Sub-Window Options dialogue box appears, click on the Add Attribute… button.

  2. Add GND-Elev to the Selected list and press OK.

  3. Change the Description to OG and turn off Display attribute descriptions.

  4. Click on the Point Selection… button and make sure the Points to be Auto Interval 2 (200' intervals) is set.

  5. Press OK three times to return to the main screen.

Figure 3: Profile Sub-View Labels

  1. File | Close. Do not save changes.

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