How do you edit surface contours in Civil 3D?

How do you add contour lines to a surface in Civil 3d?

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.

How do I edit an alignment in Civil 3d?

To reopen it, selecting an alignment, then right-click and select Edit Alignment Geometry. Then you can, once again, edit the alignment or add additional data. After clicking a button on the Alignment Layout Tools, follow the prompts at the command line.

How do you add contour labels in Civil 3D?

To add multiple contour labels

  1. Click Annotate tab > Labels & Tables panel > Add Labels menu > Surface > Contour – Multiple.
  2. Select the contours to label by specifying the start and end points of the contour label line.
  3. Press Enter.

How do I change my alignment?

Adjusting the vertical alignment

  1. Open Microsoft Word.
  2. Click File and then Page Setup.
  3. Click the Layout tab.
  4. Under Vertical alignment, click the down arrow and select center, bottom, or the alignment you want to use. If you do not want this setting to affect the whole document, change the “Apply to” to the selected text.
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How do you change the contour color in Civil 3D?


  1. Go to Surface Style>Contours tab.
  2. Under Contour range set “Use Color Scheme” to True.
  3. Apply and close dialog.

How do you change contour lines?

Open a site plan view, and select a contour line label. Click Modify | Contour Labels tab Properties panel (Type Properties). In the Type Properties dialog, do either of the following: To change parameters for the current contour label type, change the parameters as desired, and click OK.