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How to create a Civil 3D table for a specific structure type

Updated: Nov 20, 2019

In certain instances you need to create a structure table for a specific structure type, e.g.: air valves, scour valve, manholes, house connections etc. You can select the structures manually in the Model Space, but it might be very time consuming especially on larger projects. Instead you can use the Select Similar command before launching the Add Structure Table command, which will make the selection process quicker. Go to Model Space, select the structure you want to create a table for, right click and use the Select Similar command:

This command selects all the structures of the same type:

You can press Escape to deselect the structures. Do not make a new object selection because Civil 3D will only remember what was last selected. Go to the Annotate ribbon and create a structure table with the Add Tables - Pipe Network - Add Structure command:

Specify the Table Style; use the Multiple Selection option; and click on selection icon (green cube with white arrow):