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Unknown icon in an AutoCAD Civil 3D project.

A - answer My project suddenly displays this strange icon on the model screen - what does it mean? Clicking on it does not invoke any function.

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This icon indicates that a level of detail (LOD) is used on a terrain surface in Civil3D. The LOD function simplifies isolines and decimates triangles on the displayed terrain model when zooming out.

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29.8.2016    955x  
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applies to: AutoCAD Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 11054:Difference volume (3D solid) between two TIN surfaces (sets of coordinates)
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.
Tip 10365:Coordinate Tracker vs. Track Coordinates - how to track XYZ in Civil3D?
Tip 9917:Cannot create terrain model from attached point cloud in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015.
Tip 9625:How to color 3D topo surface model by slope?

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