Here comes another question regarding a tool called 3D cut (profile tool).
Here we have a 3D. Small greens elements are tunnels and the big one is a station. Track in circle is the one used as base to create the 3D cut in profile. Right of the track offset is negative and on the left is positive.
Here is how it lookis in the profile. The offest cut has been made at a distance of 8.5m from the track
If one goes to the profile references to find the cut reference one can go to the presentation section
There there are several clip volume settings, forward, back and outside.
I guess that depending on the option one chooses, one can show what is happening left or right of the cut,
The question i have is how much back or forward does the cut can show? In general is it possible to clarify the functionality of these functions?
Thank you in advance.
We have found that the clip volumes look forward/back 20m. So you can use multiple 3d cuts with different cut offset values to get clip volumes further away (or wider). Our suspicion is that the 20m is hard coded into the tool, but not too sure...
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Answer Verified By: Filipp Zarov
Thank you for the answer. It clarifies a lot regarding this tool. You mentioned that this 20 m in front/back of the cut is hard -coded. Would be nice to be able to manipulate it yourself ( say one wants 100 m on the backside).
Hopefully someone from Bentley will explain it more, but technically you could create 5 3d cuts in the same profile view. You could then set each with cut offsets at 20m increments. Technically that would result in the 100m you need.
No argument here