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Two PURGE commands in Autodesk Civil 3D.

A - answer User interface in Autodesk Civil 3D offers two similar "Purge" commands.

The first one, AutoCAD-like, can be found by default in the ribbon C3D > Drawing Tools > Purge (or by entering the PURGE command) and offers a classic bulk deletion of unused symbols and definitions in the DWG file (layers, blocks, fonts, etc.).

The second, special Civil Purge command can be found in the Manage > Styles > Purge ribbon (_PurgeStyles command).

Its dialog offers bulk cleanup of unused AEC styles (e.g. point labels, profiles, table styles, surfaces, sections... - over 250 styles in total) of a given drawing - either inserted from a template or from a loaded drawing from another source.

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See also:
Tip 12933:Purging small objects from a DWG drawing - PurgeSmall.
Tip 12592:How to automatically purge old backup files .BAK?
Tip 12198:How to remove duplicate points and COGO points from a DWG?
Tip 12191:How to preset options in the Purge dialog?
Tip 9739:Size of a saved DWG file grows unexpectedly.

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