Drawing Cut and Fill Lines

This Tech Tip explains how to draw bank Cut and Fill Lines.


Select Toolkit > Civil.

The following menu box is displayed


Click on Cut and Fill Lines.

The following menu box is displayed


Shoulder + Toe Line
Select Shoulder + Toe Line.

AllyCAD prompts:


A Cut and Fill layer is automatically generated.

Click on the start of the Shoulder line.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate start of toe line (spacebar to exit)

Click on the start of the Toe line.

The Cut and Fill lines are inserted.


Press the esc the spacebar or click on the done icon to end this option.

Shoulder Arc
Select Shoulder Arc.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate shoulder arc (spacebar to exit)

Click near the shoulder arc and the cursor will jump to the nearest arc.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate start point of long line (else spacebar to exit)

Click on the end of the arc where the longest cut and fill line must begin.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate end point of long line (else spacebar to exit)

Click on the position to indicate the length of the longest cut and fill line.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate start point of short line (else spacebar to exit)

Click on the start point of the short line.

AllyCAD prompts:

Indicate end point of short line (else spacebar to exit)

Indicate the end point of the short line.

The following prompt is displayed.


Select Yes to draw the toe line on the outside of the arc or No to draw the toe lines on the inside of the arc.


The toe lines are then drawn.

Settings
Settings allows you to name the layer, select the pen and line type for both the long and short lines as well as set the spacing and ratio of the short line to the long line. When setting the ratio between the short line and the long line a ratio of 0.5 would mean the short line is half the length of the long line.

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