I got a call the other day from a customer that was using a GPS unit and his .csv file was in Lat and Long Decimal Degrees. He wanted to bring in the points to Civil 3D. He brought the points into Civil 3D using the “out of the box” point file format XYZ. The … More Points from GPS Unit in Lat and Long
Autodesk has released Design Review for the Android operating system. This works for Android phones and tablets. You have the ability to view and markup drawings on the fly. Some of the features include: Open and view 2D and 3D DWF files from your Autodesk Cloud documents account Use multi-touch gestures to zoom, … More Autodesk Design Review Now in the Android Market
For all the LDD users out there, be prepared to put your software to rest. As of March 23, 2012, Land Development Desktop will be retired for good!! I strongly recommend getting upgraded before this date. You can get upgraded to Civil 3D for a really cheap price. After March 23, 2012, you will pay … More R.I.P. Land Development Desktop
Some of you may know how much of a pain it is to uninstall Autodesk products from your Windows system. It leaves behind folders and registry keys which may cause problems when reinstalling the products back on your machine again. Autodesk has provided a great walk-through on getting rid of all Autodesk products from your … More Removing All Autodesk Products from Windows
Autodesk released a good article on how to transfer stand-alone Autodesk licenses. If you would like to know how to do this, refer to the Autodesk Civil 3D Services and Support page located here.
I have been getting several calls lately where customers are claiming that when they go to plot their drawing, the existing contours don’t show up in the preview, or the plot. Ever heard of Level of Detail? This is a new feature of Civil 3D 2012. This feature controls the amount of detail used to … More Plot Not Showing Existing Contours
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