Creates a topographical surface from an imported points file or placing new points.
Accessing the Command
Quad: Model | Create TIN Surface
Ribbon: Civil | Create | TIN Surface
Select entities to create TIN surface or [Import from file/Place points/Create from civil 3d surface]: (Select entities or choose an option.)
By default, the TIN surface tool is set to the "Select entities" option which allows you to create a toposurface from a selection set of points and polylines.
|Import from file||
Allows creating a toposurface from an imported points file.
Displays a dialog box:
Users can select multiple point files to create a TIN surface.
Choose the file(s) and click Open.
Creates a toposurface by placing points.
You are prompted:
Pick point: (Specify a point).
|Create from civil 3d surface||
Creates a toposurface from a Civil 3D surface.
You are prompted: Select a Civil 3D surface: (Select the wanted Civil 3D surface).
TinEdit - Allows to add/remove boundaries, breaklines, and points to a surface.
TinExtract - Creates a mesh or 3D solid between TIN surfaces or between a TIN surface and elevation or vertical offset.
TinMerge - Combines two or more TIN surfaces (or gradings) into a new TIN surface.
TinModify - Easily deforms or smoothens a selected TIN surface.
TinVolume - Creates a TIN volume surface between a base and comparison TIN surfaces or an elevation.
Grading - Creates a graded surface on existing toposurfaces.