SincpacC3D General Information
Summary of Commands:
Blue circles indicate commands that are only available in the Full Edition. Red circles indicate commands that are part of the Free Edition (although StakeFeatures has fewer options in the Free Edition than in the Full Edition). Also, Quickset functionality is not available in the Free Edition. See the Product Matrix for further information.
The AddCrossingPIFL command adds PIs at points where selected feature lines cross. (Civil 3D 2016+)
The AddLabels command allows the placement of Civil 3D Labels by clicking the anchor point and then the drag location.
The AddMultipleSegmentLabels command add line and curve segment labels to multiply selected lines, arcs, feature lines, and polylines, with options for selecting the line segment and curve segment label styles.
Add selected Civil-3D Points to an existing Profile as PVIs, or create a new Profile using the points.
Analyzes the alignments in a drawing for length and name and exports the information to Microsoftİ Excel.
Analyzes the distortion between grid and ground distances, using either Cogo Points or an existing ground surface in the current drawing.
Associate the current drawing with a specific SurveyWorkingFolder.
Turn off background mask for selected MTEXT, MLEADER, and DIMENSION entities.
Turn on background mask for selected MTEXT, MLEADER, and DIMENSION entities.
Toggle background mask for selected MTEXT, MLEADER, and DIMENSION entities.
Similar to Land Desktop's "Breaklines By Points" command. Allows the user to quickly and easily add breaklines to a Civil-3D surface by picking points in the drawing.
Quickly and easily build filtered selection sets. Designed to look and feel like the familiar Land Desktop command of the same name.
CAPFeature is "Create Alignment and Profile from Feature Line". Creates an alignment and profile from an existing Feature Line or Survey Figure. Excess PVIs may also be pruned with a setting similar to the one in CAPSurface.
CAPSurface is "Create Alignment and Profile, sample from Surface". Creates an alignment and profile from an existing polyline and an existing surface. The surface is sampled at the specified interval, and/or at enough intervals to keep the error within a specified tolerance.
Change the elevation of selected items. Designed to raise flattened contours up to their actual elevations.
Changes the hydraulic factors (Manning's Value, Hazen Williams Coefficient, and Darcy Weisbach Factor) of the selected pipes.
Change which vertex is used as the start point of Closed Polylines.
Lists the Layers and Text styles used by Civil3D Styles and allows the user to change which layer and/or text style to be used by a selected style.
Allows the user to select a Corridor, then choose a Region, and then a profile in which the user wishes to add sections to the region.
Allows the user to select a Corridor then choose a Region in which the user wishes to clear all of the existing Targets.
Displays geometry and interval points along an alignment and compares them to an adjacent Alignment, and can print the output to delimited output files (CSV, tab-delimited, etc.) or directly to a printer.
Compare Styles in current drawing with those in another drawing, and see lists of Styles that are found in only one drawing or the other, or common to both drawings. (Note: Only compares Style NAMES.)
Copy points in the drawing, duplicating all properties of the source point and using the Next Point Number setting.
Allows the user to select a Corridor, then choose a Region, and then a profile in which the user wishes to add sections to the region.
Extracts multiple 3DPolylines from a corridor based on the selected codes.
Copy properties and styles from one object to another.
Creates alignments and profiles from a variety of objects, including polylines, 3D-Polylines, Feature Lines, and Survey Figures. Various pruning options may be used when creating the alignment and profile.
Creates alignments and profiles from a variety of objects, including polylines, 3D-Polylines, Feature Lines, and Survey Figures. Various pruning options may be used when creating the alignment and profile. Additionally offset alignments may be created along with surface profiles. This command may assist in modelling curb and gutter surfaces utilizing autofeaturelines.
Creates new featurelines for the TopBack, TopFace, BottomFace and, optionally, the GutterLip, relative to either the selected Featureline's elevations or a surface, from an existing featureline or polyline and an existing surface.
Add a lowering to an existing finish ground profile. Particularly useful for waterlines.
Creates a level pad, relative to a surface, from an existing closed (or near closed) polyline and an existing surface.
Creates Civil-3D Points at the exact location and elevation of Surface Elevation Labels found in a drawing.
CreateSectionAlignmentLines allows the user to create alignments from point groups or selected polylines to represent river sections. The command intent is to allow the export of hydrology information for a hydrology study, such as HEC-RAS, MIKE 11, or ISIS, without the use of an existing ground surface.
Key in two values for a curve, and solve for the remaining values.
Creates a 3DPolyline from selected polylines or digitizing sections. Polylines may be selected which are over a Civil 3D Section View, created by selecting a polyline over a non-Civil 3D section view, or by digitizing images or PDFs.
Removes the drawing's association with a SurveyWorkingFolder.
Displays geometry and interval points along an alignment and profile, and can print the output to delimited output files (CSV, tab-delimited, etc.) or directly to a printer. May also be used to generate Cogo Points along Alignments, or display a Surface elevation at each station, along with a Cut/Fill between the Surface and Profile at each Station.
A Cogo Point browser, editor, and reporting tool, all rolled into one. Displays selected points in a grid, including Station and Offset, with options for editing points, adding/removing them from Point Groups, and printing them to delimited output files (CSV, tab-delimited, etc.) or directly to a printer. Also includes the ability to display a Surface elevation at each point, as well as a Cut/Fill between the Cogo Points and Profile/Surface.
A Cogo Point browser and reporting tool. Displays selected points in a grid, including Station and Offset compared to 1 or 2 alignments, with options for printing them to delimited output files (CSV, tab-delimited, etc.) or directly to a printer. Also includes the ability to display the Profile elevations at each point.
Same thing as the DisplayAlignProf command.
Creates linked PVIs from one Profile to one or two other Profiles; particularly useful for creating linked center, left, and right profiles for Three-Line Profiles.
Allows User Defined Properties on Cogo Points to be automatically populated with coordinates in alternate Coordinate Systems.
Enables or disables the automatic updating of Dynamic Links for a drawing.
Add a Dynamic Link between a Featureline and the Profile previously created with the CAPFeature tool.
Creates a dynamic link between a Profile View Label and a Civil-3D entity (pipes and profiles).
Manages dynamic links between Cogo Points and other Civil-3D entities. This allows the elevations of Cogo Points to change dynamically whenever the "master" object changes. Similarly, the description may be set to display the Station/Offset of the point, and the Station/Offset will also dynamically respond to changes in the model. The "master" object may be a Surface, a Profile, an Alignment, or a linear entity such as a Feature Line, Survey Figure, Polyline, or 3D-Polyline.
Displays a form with tabs showing which "Master" objects have which points linked to them.
Manages dynamic links between Profile PVIs and other Civil-3D entities. This allows the elevations of PVIs to change dynamically whenever the "master" object changes. The "master" object may be a Surface, another Profile, or an adjacent PVI on the same Profile.
Refreshes all Dynamic Links in the drawing that are known to be out-of-date.
Refreshes all Dynamic Links in the drawing.
Refreshes all Dynamic Links attached to selected objects.
Creates links between main pipe network pipes and lateral pipe network pipes.
Deletes sewer lateral links from the main and lateral pipes.
Updates the rules that a lateral pipe uses when updated in relation to a main line pipe.
Dynamically links the rim elevation of a structure to the invert pipe elevations of the connected pipes. This provides the ability to provide a distance value to the inverts instead of the out of the box solution of Rim to Sump Elevation. Part data is added for the start invert and end invert values for the connected pipes.
Gets or sets the link to the Drawing Template used for this drawing.
Set featureline vertice elevations based on adjacent Text/Mtext objects.
Displays information about items underneath the cursor.
Allows any or all Civil Styles in the current drawing to be exported into a selected target drawing in a single step.
exports survey points in the currently open Survey Database to an existing PointFileFormat.
Dump selected Cogo Points to a KML file, which may be loaded into Google Earth. Blocks from Point Markers may be individually mapped to images on a public server.
Extracts selected linework (Feature Lines, Survey Figures, Parcels, Alignments, 3D-Polylines, and more) into a flattened polyline. May be used to extract linework from items in the current drawing, or from items in XREFs or DGN Underlays. When selecting items in XREFs, the extracted linework is created in the current drawing. Additionally, when selecting Cogo Points that are in XREFs, the Cogo Points are copied into the current drawing.
Displays the 2D surface area of selected items.
Creates Featurelines, and optional LWPolylines, from Survey Figures.
Find and Replace text in the Name or Description of Parcels.
Find and Replace text in the Raw Description of Points.
Similar to the "Flatten" command from the Express Tools, except this command also works on Civil-3D Cogo Points.
Flip objects 180 degrees.
Displays a list of available point numbers to the command window.
Displays a list of available point numbers in the currently open Survey Database to the command window.
Changes the current Object Layer settings for General Note and General Segment Labels to match an object selected on-screen.
Allows the user to update Label Styles from older versions of Civil 3D to use the newer formatting codes.
Create hash marks at PIs, PCs, PCCs, and PRCs for all Parcels in the selected Sites.
Create hash marks at PIs, PCs, PCCs, and PRCs along polylines, Feature Lines, Survey Figures, or Parcels.
Create surface "Hide" boundaries from drawing objects.
Select a point and see a list of all point groups it belongs too. Also allows you to remove the point from selected groups.
Allows any or all Civil Styles in a selected source drawing to be imported into the current drawing in a single step.
A quick-import feature, which allows a single layer to be quickly and easily imported from a variety of sources.
Quick-set dialog for Drawing Scale, General Line/Curve Label layer, and General Note Label layer.
Allows the user to quickly and easily build a Symbol and/or Abbreviation legend from the symbols & text actually used in the chosen drawing(s).
Set points on all lot corners in the selected parcel(s).
Select Cogo Points and Linework (Polylines or Parcels), and see the distance and direction to each Cogo Point from the nearest linework vertex.
Extracts the custom symbols from Point Markers in the selected points, and creates free blocks that may be moved independently of the Point. Useful for making overtyping symbols readable without changing the point data. Also, may be used to extract point descriptions to MTEXT or MLEADER entities, with a specified Width value.
Provides a simple method to copy the numeric values between same type subassemblies.
Allows user to mirror featurelines
Move points in the drawing. Points are only moved horizontally, with no datum adjustment, and may be selected by Point Group. This command may also be used to move points that are locked to a Station/Offset via a Dynamic Point Link (the DLPoints command).
Move all PVIs in the selected profile(s) along their alignment(s) by the specified value, or move them to the current start or end of the alignment. Particularly useful for "fixing" a profile after changing the stationing.
Set the next point number for point creation.
Read Object Layer Settings from an XML file.
Write Object Layer Settings to an XML file.
Adjust general settings for the Sincpac-C3D.
May be used to select a point on a C3D surface. Designed to be used as a transparent command, in response to a prompt to select a point on-screen.
Renumbers all drawing points, as needed, to begin at 1 and run consecutvely with no gaps in the numbering.
Gives the user a method to gather Area statistics for a Site, or Sites, and the Parcels contained within them. The currently reported statistics are Total Number of Parcels, Minimum (smallest) Parcel Size, Maximum (largest) Parcel Size, and Average Parcel Size.
Creates offsets with varied distances around parcels. Useful for setbacks and utility easements that run at differing distances around the lot, such as 7' along the front, 5' along the sides, and 10' along the rear.
Create parking stall linework. Parking stalls may be created by specifying stall dimensions, or by creating a specified number of equally-sized parking stalls between the selected points. Includes ability to automatically label the parking stalls with a stall count as they are created.
Display the total count of parking spaces in the drawing.
Analyzes all Parcels in the selected Sites, marking the points where the lot lines form perpendicular or radial intersections. Can also mark corners where lot lines are NOT perpendicular or radial.
Cleans up all marker blocks created by the PerpCheck command.
Creates a profile along pipes related to a selected profile view.
Add and/or remove selected Civil-3D Points to/from one or more existing Point Groups.
Point Group Browser. Provides a quick way to flip through Point Groups, and edit the style and override settings. Also displays a Point List of all points currently in the group. The Point List may be edited to add or remove points from the group.
Point Group Display States Manager. Provides a quick way to save and restore Point Group Display order states.
Point Group Export. Provides a quick way to export Point Groups to other drawings.
Point Group Import. Provides a quick way to import Point Groups from another drawing.
Add and/or remove selected Civil-3D Points to/from one or more existing Point Groups.
Resets the selected options on the Include and Exclude tabs for selected Point Groups in the current drawing.
Resets the Point Numbers on the Include and Exclude tabs for all Point Groups in the current drawing.
Updates all Point Groups in the current drawing. Equivalent to selecting the "Point Groups" collection in Toolspace and using right-click -> Update.
Enables or disables the automatic updating of Point Groups in the current drawing. When enabled, Point Groups are automatically updated whenever one or more Cogo Points are created in the drawing. In addition, if PGUpdateOnEdit is also enabled, the Point Groups will be updated whenever one or more Cogo Points is edited.
Determines whether or not an automatic update of Point Groups should be triggered when Cogo Points are edited. PGUpdateEnabled must also be enabled.
Used just like the Quick Elevation Editor for Featurelines. The user may edit the Start Elevation, End Elevation, the slope holding the start elevation or the slope holding the end elevation. User may toggle to track the pipe invert at any point along the pipe.
Creates alignments from polylines. Arcs in the polyline are converted to Free Curves, if possible.
Create a profile from a polyline in a profile view.
Displays an inverse between two Cogo points, containing the Horizontal and Slope distances, the bearing, the slope and grade, and the Delta X, Delta Y, and Delta Z values between the points. It can also maintain a running total of successive distances, adding the value of each measurement to the running total. Cogo Points are selected on-screen.
Creates a profile representing the profile length as elevation values. It may be useful to show pipe stationing in Civil 3D. The profile is not dynamic.
Replaces a text component in order to label pipe stationing in profile labels.
The ProfViewGripsToggle command will toggle on three grips to control the station and elevation ranges of a profile view without going into the profile view properties.
Prune PVIs from a Finished Ground profile.
Quickly adds Station and Offset label blocks in paperspace for selected Point Groups along a selected Alignment
Datum-adjust points based on Feature Lines, 3D-Polylines, Survey Figures, or other linework.
Datum-adjust points based on Profiles.
Manually create points with a variety of options, including getting the elevation from the pick point.
Displays the angle formed by three points. The angle dimension is displayed as an interior angle, an exterior angle, and a deflection angle.
Create a point with a variety of options, at the average location of selected points.
Displays the arc distance, radius, and delta (central) angle of the arc segment defined by picking three points. Points may also be specified by keying in point numbers at the prompt.
allows the user to compare 2 sets of selected points and display the results in a GridView. This is useful for comparing Design points to As-Built points to verify accuracy of the construction.
Draw Polylines or 3D-Polylines between Cogo Points.
Set elevation of selected Cogo Point by picking a DText or MText object with desired elevation as Text.
Displays an inverse between two points, containing the Horizontal and Slope distances, the bearing, the slope and grade, and the Delta X, Delta Y, and Delta Z values between the points. It can also maintain a running total of successive distances, adding the value of each measurement to the running total. Points may be picked on-screen, or by typing Cogo Point numbers at the prompt.
Create a CogoPoint by measured distances from 3, or more, known points.
Generate Cogo Points along an entity, using prorated distances.
Purge unused Civil Styles from the current drawing.
Removes all items from modelspace, including all Sites. This command can be useful for instances where it is desirable to use an existing drawing as the starting point for a new drawing, instead of using a drawing template.
May be used to select a point along a curved object, by specifying the radial bearing. Designed to be used as a transparent command, in response to a prompt to select a point on-screen.
Removes selected objects from Surface breakline definitions.
Removes duplicate PIs from Polylines, 2D-Polylines, and 3D-Polylines.
Search-and-Replace on Names and/or Descriptions of Civil Styles.
Reorder Point Numbers one by one or by fence selection.
Adds the current Annotation Scale to the scale lists of the selected objects (if necessary), while simultaneously removing all other Annotation Scales, leaving only the current Annotation Scale in the list.
Rotate objects to match a linear object. Each selected object is rotated to match the bearing of the closest point on the linear object.
Rotate selected objects. Each object is rotated individually around its insertion point. When used on Cogo Points, this command rotates the Point Marker. When used on MLeaders that have a single leader, the MLeader is rotated around the arrowhead.
Rotate Civil-3D Point Markers.
Rotate Civil-3D Point locations, with an option to select by point group.
Rotate objects to match a selected object. May also be used to rotate objects to match segments of polylines, Feature Lines, Survey Figures, or Parcels. When matching a linear object such as a polyline, all objects are rotated to match the bearing of the selected pick point on the linear object.
Rounds selected Cogo Point elevations to the specified interval.
Scales Civil-3D Cogo Points horizontally without applying a datum adjustment to the points.
Scales most objects in just the XY direction, maintaining the original elevation.
Scales most objects in just the Z direction (the elevation), without changing the horizontal location.
Select Civil-3D Points lying either Above or Below a Surface, optionally limited by point group, so they can then be used in other commands.
Select Civil-3D Points by point group, so they can then be used in other commands.
Set reference in reference text components in multiple labels and label groups.
Sorts pipes connected to selected structures based on size or invert elevations.
Straight-grade points, using an existing piece of linework as a temporary alignment for the grading.
Straight-grade points, using a temporary grading line drawn through pick points.
Enter product activation key.
Allows the placement of Civil 3D Labels by clicking the anchor point and then the drag location. The style of the label is determined by the styles selected in the dialog box. In addition the label is placed on the specified layer.
Create Curve labels by picking 3 points along an arc...Start, PointOnArc, End
Adds Pipes to an existing Pipe Network based on selected points and user supplied settings.
Adds Pipes to an existing Pipe Network based on selected Polylines and user supplied settings.
Add a table to the drawing showing Vertical Curve information, uses the Vertical Segment for numbering.
Change the slopes of selected pipes to match the slope as set in the commnad's settings.
Tracks the location of the cursor and displays the Northings & Eastings. User may choose an Alignment and/or Surface to include in the tracking to get Station, Offset, and Elevation. The data on the form is selectable when the user picks a point in the drawing.
CHeck in your license in order to activate another computer.
Allows the user to set a point at the center of selected points at the perimeter of a mound or depression.
Exports Cogo Points to an ESRI Shapefile (SHP file), which may be loaded into other GIS applications.
Quickly and easily copies all 6 Surface Analyses (Contour, Direction, Elevation, Slope, SlopeArrow, and UserDefinedContour) to another surface in the same drawing.
Drag Point labels a specified X-Y offset.
Uses a command line interface for drawing Feature lines.
Explodes Featurelines to 3dPolylines with options to set the layer for the new polylines, whether to erase the featureline, and the midordinate distance to use for arcs.
Encompasses exporting 6 of the available Surface Analyses, each with it's own command.
Exports Description key sets to an importable, zipped, XML file.
Same as the base Civil3D Export Points command, except adds ability to select points on screen or to select multiple PointGroups to export.
Export point display information to a text file which can then be used to set the same points in another drawing to have the same dragged state location and rotation.
Exports selected Point UserDefinedProperties and their Classifications from the current drawing to a drawing selected by the user.
Exports Surface TIN 3D Faces to DXF file for use in machine control.
Tracks the elevation of a featureline as the cursor is moved along it.
Exports CogoPoint numbers found at vertices of a selected polyline to the Clipboard.
Displays this help file.
Encompasses Importing 6 of the available Surface Analyses, each with it's own command.
Imports Description key sets from an importable, zipped, XML file created by the SPExportDescKeys command.
Import point display information from a text file to set the same points in current drawing to have the same dragged state location and rotation as they were exported from another drawing.
Reads the description keys FXL file created by the Trimble software and import them into a C3D description key set, creating layers, blocks (symbols), and PointStyles as needed.
Allows creating, and saving in projects and sets, inverse closures by Cogo Points. Each "Set" can be output to a printer or Print to File.
Allows the user to select Corridor Assemblies and add MText labels with a Field set to the assembly name.
Brings up the Label Assembly Settings dialog in which you can set the options for autolabeling assemblies.
Turns OFF background masking for Text/ReferenceText/TextForEach/DraggedStateText as applicable for all LabelStyles.
Turns ON background masking for Text/ReferenceText/TextForEach/DraggedStateText as applicable for all LabelStyles.
Similar to the LAYFRZ command, except will freeze (or vpfreeze, in paperspace) the "apparent" layer of certain Civil-3D entities.
Similar to the LAYISO (Layer Isolate) command, except that when certain Civil-3D entities are selected, all layers involved in displaying the entity will remain visible. Also works to isolate entire XREFs, or individual layers inside of XREFs.
Similar to the LAYMCH (Layer Match) command, except objects are changed to match the "apparent" layer of certain Civil-3D entities.
Similar to the LAYOFF (Layer Off) command, except will turn off the "apparent" layer of certain Civil-3D entities.
Provides a Palette with 5 buttons for layers that can be selected to place selected objects on.
Gives the user a method to report the 2d Inverse and/or Mapcheck of the perimeter of a Parcel, Polyline, Featurline, or Figure.
Create a report and optional Table of all Network Pipes Depth or Cover.
Create 2D polylines, 3D polylines, or both, from pipes in a gravity pipe network.
Allows the user to show point tables with the elevations from 2 surfaces, in addition to the point elevation.
Quickly add daylight polylines calculated from a polyline or featureline to a predefined Surface.
Raise or lower pipes a specified distance, adjusts connected Structures as needed..
Finds the daylight point on a surface from a selected point, using the point or user entered elevation.
Removes all Pipe Networks which have no parts defined in them.
Remove a Pipe or Structure from a ProfileView by selecting the Part. Available as a right-click context menu item or may be typed into the command line.
Request trial activation key. (The Trial Request Code may also be found in the OPTIONS Tab.)
Enables or disables the Sincpac-C3D tab in the Ribbon interface.
Add SampleLines to an alignment using CogoPoints for the locations.
Sets the layer to automatically get set Current when changing layouts.
Create AutoCAD point or Insert block at midpoint between 2 polylines at user specified locations.
Create CogoPoints along pipes & structures at user specified offset & frequency
Change the value used for the Surface to Rim Adjustment for structures set to auto-adjust to the Surface.
Tool to calculate Vertical Curves without the need for a profile. Outputs to a textfile with option to create CogoPoints on the alignment from the Vertical Curve.
Creates profiles based on parameters provided by the user to create stepped profiles representing Top of Footing, Top of Wall or another location on a wall.
Allows the user to renumber all of the sheets, or another sheet property, within a Sheet Set.
Create elevated offset points along Feature Lines, Survey Figures, Parcels, Polylines, or 3D-Polylines for survey stakeout.
Display Points by Station and Offset, as measured along an Alignment. Results are displayed on screen and may also be written to a file.
Send the file created by the StaOff command to the default printer.
Key in a station on one alignment, and see the station/offset of that point as measured along another alignment.
Adds Station and Offset to the description of selected points.
Slide Profile PVIs from pick point to beginning or end of alignment. Useful for "fixing" a profile after editing the alignment.
Swaps surface used by Surface labels.
Swaps multiple pipes or structures from one size to another size.
Convert an Existing Ground profile (sampled from a surface) to a Finish Grade profile (with editable geometry points).
Label Cogo point description at the Station & Offset along an alignment.
Rotate selected objects around a selected pick point by a set amount.
Displays a list of used point numbers in the command window.
Specifies the layer that should be used for all newly-created viewports.
Zoom to a Cogo Point by typing the Point Name or Number in the command window.
Blue circles indicate commands that are only available in the Full Edition. Red circles indicate commands that are part of the Free Edition (although StakeFeatures has fewer options in the Free Edition than in the Full Edition). Also, Quickset functionality is not available in the Free Edition. The Sincpac-C3D commands are also split into four modules, which may be purchased individually. See the Product Matrix for more details.