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Performing Inquiries on AutoCAD Civil 3D Objects
 
 
 

Use the Inquiry Tool or distance checks to analyze drawing data.

  • Using the Inquiry Tool

    Use the Inquiry Tool to run inquiries on AutoCAD Civil 3D objects. You can extract information from the design model to aid in design, validation, and analysis. See Inquiry Types for a list of available inquiries.

  • Identifying the Shortest Distance Between Two Entities

    Use the Minimum Distance Between Entities command to list the shortest distance between two entities and to optionally draw a persistent line to identify the location of this distance.

  • Identifying the Vertical Distance Between Two Entities

    Use the Vertical Distance Between Entities command to list the vertical distance between two entities and to optionally draw a persistent marker to identify the location of this distance.