When you run the workflow, AutoCAD Map 3D connects
to the two data stores you specified (FLOODZONE.SDF and E-ZONE.SDF). It performs the overlay
operation you specified, and writes the result out to the file you
specified as the output file.
AutoCAD Map 3D creates the
specified layers in your map. If you open the Data
Connect window, you can see that the connections have
To run the workflow
- If the Workflow Designer is
not still open from Exercise 2: Complete the workflow definition,
- In the list on the Tools tab, Workflow panel,
select the workflow you created.
- Click Edit.
- In the Workflow Designer,
Green check marks appear in the upper-right
corners of each workflow step.
- Close the Workflow Designer by
clicking the x in its title bar.
The source and overlay layers are added to the
map, as well as the result of the overlay. The Intersect layer represents
the area of the enterprise zone that lies within the flood zone.
- Turn off all layers except Intersect
to see the intersection of the two areas.
To turn off a layer,
clear its check box in Display Manager.
Where you are now
The workflow you created
has performed an overlay operation. The erased data and intersecting
data that result from the overlay are each stored as new data stores
and added to your map.