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InRoads - Survey Text Point Symbol not Centered

InRoads - Survey Text Point Symbol not Centered

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Hey there... I am having an issue displaying survey points (from my .fwd) file correctly.  After loading my .fwd file, going to Survey ->  View Survey Data -> and writing my Planimetrics, Symbols, and Names, everything displays correctly except the snap point.  A "+" symbol is being used to display my points, but the actual snap point of the point is offset from the graphical center of the "+" symbol.  Please let me know if anyone has any experience w/ this problem.  Thanks.

I am using InRoads V08.09.03.06

http://files.engineering.com/getfile.aspx?folder=32dc75b9-2838-4269-83c7-f57b8a781b0e&file=spot_shot_center.JPG  

RE: InRoads - Survey Text Point Symbol not Centered

Hi reimond,
This comes up a lot in training, don't worry everything is okay.  It is the font justification of the + character.  I would recommend using a Capital letter X for your point symbol instead of the plus sign.  

To change the symbol go to Tools > Survey Options
Click on Symbology Tab
Then identify Text Point Symbols. The Point Text Symbol field will become unlocked.
Enter the Capital X in the field.
Click the OK button or save a new preference.

HTH,
Bob Mecham
www.EnvisionCAD.com

 

RE: InRoads - Survey Text Point Symbol not Centered

(OP)
Thanks for the info... I found that if you play around w/ the width of the "X" character, you can emulate a "+."  I just thought it was kind of annoying not being able to use a cell as a spot shot.

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