How do I create a Civil 3D surface?

Go to the Prospector tab in Toolspace and right click on Surfaces, select Create Surface. Alternatively, you can type CREATESURFACE at the command line. Either method will bring the Create Surface Dialogue Box up as shown below.

How do you make a 3D surface in Autocad?

To Create a Surface by Pressing or Pulling

  1. Click Home tab Modeling panel Presspull. Find.
  2. Click an edge of 3D object, an open spline, an arc, or another 2D object that does not form a closed area. …
  3. Enter a value or click in the drawing area to indicate the height of the new surface object.

How do you create a surface in Civil 3D from 3D polylines?

On the Prospector tab of the Toolspace, right-click on Surfaces and select >> Create Surface.

  1. Confirm that TIN surface is selected as Type.
  2. Select the desired Surface layer and Style.
  3. Click > to close the Create Surface dialog box.
  4. On the Prospector tab of the Toolspace, expand the Surfaces node.

How do you make a surface in Civil 3D from Contour?

You can add contour data to an existing TIN surface.

To Add Contour Data to a Surface

  1. In Toolspace, on the Prospector tab, expand the surface Definition collection, right-click Contours, and click Add.
  2. In the Add Contour Data dialog box, enter the contour description in the Description field.
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How do I convert mesh to surface in AutoCAD?

To Convert a Mesh Object Into a NURBS Surface

  1. Click Convert Mesh tab Convert Mesh Convert to Surface. Find.
  2. Select a mesh object and press Enter. The object is converted to a procedural surface.
  3. Click Surface tab Control Vertices panel Convert to NURBS. Find.
  4. Click the surface object to convert it to a NURBS surface.

How do I convert lines to surface in AutoCAD?

To Convert Objects to Procedural Surfaces

  1. Click Modeling tab > Surface panel > Convert to Surface.
  2. Select the objects you want to convert and press Enter. You can convert 2D solids, meshes, regions, planar 3D faces, and polylines, lines, and arcs with thickness.

How do I create a DTM in Civil 3D?

Civil 3D – Create a Surface from the Site Scan DTM

  1. Download the DTM (Tiff) from Site Scan. (If the DTM is not showing, reprocess the flight data).
  2. Select : Home > Surfaces > Generate a surface from DEM.
  3. On the File name type *.* and hit ENTER (to view all the files in the folder). Select the DTM tiff File.

How do you make a surface from polyface mesh?

Convert your polyface mesh to a Surface using “Drawings Objects > Polyface” and then add this Surface to the Section view.

  1. Create new surface.
  2. Expand surface>Definition and right-click on Drawing Objects.
  3. Select Polyface object type and add to the surface.