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  1. 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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    • 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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      • 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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        • 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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          • 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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            • 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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              • google earth

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

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                • 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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                  • 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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                      • 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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                          • 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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                            • Linetype Scale

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

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                              • 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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                                • CAD Line Computations - Scale issue

                                  This request refers the CAD Line Computations when a line is selected. In the "Traverse" or "Turned Angle" routines there is an issue with the entered distance when using an input scale factor. If I enter a distance of 100 and select OK the distance changes to the scaled distance so If I use the same distance again I have to re-enter the distance or the distance will be scaled again. I would like the distance to remain 100 and have the scale calculations performed in the background.

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                                  • 4 votes
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                                      • Custom Point Coding

                                        Would like to see the ability to create custom point coding for AutoMAP line work other than the XYZ, SDR or AIMS methods. Being able to tell AutoMAP what coding to use for start or end line, curves, etc. would allow new users to have coding that fits their current field practice. Example:
                                        + Begin Line
                                        - End Line
                                        PC = Point of Curvature
                                        POC = Point on Curve
                                        PT = Point of Tangency
                                        / = Intersect
                                        * = Wildcard

                                        This would save time for the field crews not having to learn a new coding method especially when running multiple…

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                                        • plss

                                          Hi,

                                          I am a CFedS in the States, which means I work in the US Public Land system and I use your software. Can you please implement the couple (really just a few) calculations necessary to restore corners in the PLSS?
                                          Great product by the way.

                                          J. Alex Kelser, PLS, CFedS

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