Set the appropriate units in the UNITS command: Angular units to Surveyor, choose the direction button, set Angle Direction to East, Rotation to counter clockwise. Start LINE or PLINE command and enter the points needed as relative polar coordinates.
Start Point: Select a start point
Next Point: @ 123.45 < N 45 D 10' 15" E
Next Point: @ 678.90 < S 25 D 20' 25" W
NOTE: no spaces needed between point entry text, shown here just for clarity.
Syntax description: @ sign is for relative to the start or last point. Next comes the Distance. Last is the Bearing. Its enclosed in the quadrant NE, NW, SE, SW. Letter D is to indicate the degrees.
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Entering Surveyor Bearing and Distance
Posted by About Us at Saturday, September 08, 2007