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Adding a North Arrow to a Multi-plot

Updated July 09, 2021


This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry
This Knowledge Base article is an excerpt from one of our tutorial files. The files referenced in the article, as well as the full tutorial document, are available in our Tutorial Installer.  

It is possible to add a north arrow to Multi-plot. The Terrain Module is shipped with several standard north arrows you can also create your own custom one. To add a North Arrow.

1. In Multi-plot window in Terrain (or RoadEng ) choose menu Edit | New Sub View | Terrain.

2. Browse and find file C:\Users\Public\Documents\softree\roadeng\Library\North1.ter. This will allow you to position a North Arrow on your Multi-plot sheet. You can also try file North2.ter.

3. If your plan view is rotated you can set the rotation angle.

Figure 1: Screen Layout file extensions

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