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Find Station and Offset
Tip# 3724 By Alan Thompson On 14-Sep-2011
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Categories : Coordinates, 2D Operations
Software type : AutoCAD 2012
Rename File To : StationFind.LSP
This routine to find a station and offset on an alignment works with any object.

Alan Thompson has crafted a great routine for finding a station and offset on an alignment in AutoCAD. This routine will work with any object, such as a polyline or spline, and it also works with Civil 3D alignments.

Load the LISP file and type in the command SF. If you select a polyline, line, or spline, it will ask you for a starting station number; stations increase in the direction the entity was created. If you select a Civil 3D alignment, the stations previously assigned to the alignment are displayed. Next enter a station value and an offset value, and a line will be drawn perpendicular from the alignment to the found point. If you enter a value outside the limits of the alignment, the program alerts you and lets you try again. Well done, Alan.

 

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