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  1. chainage

    MSAnnotate/Chainage should work on MSDesign Alignments.

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  2. Zip all job files including referenced images

    Other CAD packages have a function called "eTransmit", where you can pack your drawing file including all referenced files like background images that are just linked into the drawing into one zip file.

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  3. Toggle point elements (no., elev., desc.) on or off

    I am new and maybe this has been talked about. I would like to see the ability as autocad will allow you to select a point and only display the description and select an different point and only display the elevation for example. I use this regarding topo surveys that certain points I would like to show the elevation, but not the number or description, but other places I would like the description to show but not the other two.

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  4. Multiple bearing corrections

    In current version MSCad will calculate and then apply a correction to bearings (e.g., the file is in UTM but you want to enter "plan bearings"). On projects with many plans on different bearing references, it would be nice to store the angle for each plan and then select it from a list. The correction angles could be used to create a table for a legend of bearing corrections.

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  5. Text mask

    Please consider installing the Text mask tool that is in AuotCad in embedded cad. This a very useful tool

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  6. Extending the inquiry Function to include grade

    Request:

    Create or extend the line function tool in the inquiry toolbars to include:

    - Grade in %
    - Grade in 1:x

    Currently as below:

    Starting point for distance
    End point:
    Distance = 1.176, Angle in XY Plane = 188°8'46", Angle from XY Plane = 0°0'0"
    Delta X = -1.164, Delta Y = -0.167, Delta Z = 0.000

    Also when selecting the function the command should not stop running until esc is selected ion the keyboard. At the moment you have to constantly keep selecting the tool.

    Thank you in advance.

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  7. Auto Bearing AND Distance

    Add a tool in MS Labels 1 that allows you to add both the bearing and distance off line at the same time rather than having to do each one separately.

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  8. Automatic scale change model vs paper space

    Certain text is in model space and some in paper space. The scale should automaticly change from model scale to scale = 1 in paper space and vice versa. Should apply to block scaling as well.

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  9. Offset dimensioning arrows to work on curves and polylines instead of just lines.

    Most plans I work on have curves and/or polylines as boundaries. Would be nice to be able to add dimensioning arrows with the button in the MS Labels1 toolbar.

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  10. google earth

    Allow the user to export all CAD entities to Google Earth not just database items.

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  11. Add another code to the Cogo bearing codes

    Is it possible to add another code to the Cogo bearing codes (Currently 1=NE, 2=SE, 3=SW, 4=NW)? e.g. 5=North/South Azimuth.
    e.g.
    I'm working on a drawing in bearings and most of my existing field work is in bearings, but I receive some field data/traverse data that uses azimuths and I want to compute that information without having to change my drawing settings to azimuths.

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  12. Manually Add Symbols to Multiple Points

    There should be a way in the symbol librarian to apply a symbol to multiple points via either windowing, or through typing Pt#..Pt#. Sometimes we want to add symbols to a series of points that are not coded correctly, or the drawing will serve dual purposes. While AutoMap allows for symbols to be added to all points of a certain description it does not handle manual exclusion well.

    For instance if I want to show a cross symbol at points top50 to top100 but not points top1..top49 because they are in a different area I should be able to just…

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  13. Calculate Geodetic Bearings/Azimuths between GPS points with Forward, Back and Mean bearings, Grid bearings and dists and ground dist as the

    Calculate Geodetic Bearings/Azimuths between GPS points with Forward, Back and Mean bearings/azimuths, Grid bearings and distances and ground distance as the Trimble Geomatics Office did.

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  14. 4 votes
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  15. Break on point and break all

    Add a command to break an object on one point with one command
    like autocad
    also add a command to break all crossing objects or break all crossing objects with one object I found a some lsp routines that work on autocado but not on microsurvey that are great
    this is the data from the readme
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    BreakAll + BreakObjects
    by Charles Alan Butler (@ theSwamp.org)
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    Break intersecting objects in AutoCAD

    Load the LSP file with _APPLOAD and start the
    "break___" command (myBreak, BreakAll...)

    BreakObjects21.lsp: the latest version
    BreakAll.lsp: the older (original) version
    ------------------------------------------------

    > Downloaded from http://www.cadforum.cz
    >…

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  16. Draw dropper lines in cross-sections automatically

    dropper lines at specified interval to be drawn and offsets and levels written automatically after cross-section is generated from surface

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  17. 4 votes
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  18. create polygonal fence for point cloud point selection and creation to points in CADD

    Create function in Point Cloud Linework to use a polygonal window to select cloud points to become 3d points in CADD drawing

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  19. Linetype Scale

    Would like a check box for the project default draw scale to match the drawings global linetype scale.

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  20. Scaled Chainge Labeling

    We do a lot of work as-builting pipelines and would love a command that uses input/output scale factors to calculate chainage on a 2d and 3d polyline

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