I had a customer call yesterday wanting to place an aerial image into the drawing. After logging into his machine and showing them how to use the built-in Bing imagery, I noticed that his drawing was in surface coordinates. The Bing imagery is in grid coordinates. If you have every tried to scale the imagery,… Read More How to Place the Built-In Bing Imagery in Surface Coordinates
I’m sure many of you have noticed when installing Civil 3D (especially if you have a suite or collection), that there is a plug-in called Civil View. This is a plug-in for 3ds Max. If you’re not using this, YOU SHOULD BE! This is an easy way to present to a client or stakeholder your… Read More Are You Using Civil View? You Should Be…
The Bartels Brothers are starting a new series that is very informative. Click the link below to navigate to video one of the series. Taking Advantage of Civil 3D Improvements & Productivity Packs
The Bartels Brothers have done it again. This is a great tool. Check it out by clicking the link below… Tool for Tuesday: LINEWORKSHRINKWRAP
I want to clear up some confusion. I have been getting several calls about the 2017 drawing format with Civil 3D. As you may be aware, 2017 does have the 2013 drawing format. So, nothing changed with the drawing format. However, the Civil 3D AEC object were upgraded. What does this mean? It means that… Read More Civil 3D Drawing Format
Some time ago, I posted about creating manhole callouts in profile view. I got some good feedback and said that I would post more to it at a later date. Well I have finally got around to doing it today. Below is step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. Enjoy! As many of… Read More Manhole Labels in Profile
Have you ever tried to perform a mapcheck on a lot in a cul-de-sac? Did you notice that you cannot do the curve around the cul-de-sac? I noticed it. With a little help from a customer of mine, Stephen Matovich, R.P.L.S., we were able to figure out how to do this. It is actually the… Read More Performing a Mapcheck on a Cul-De-Sac Lot
Check out the link below for detailed instruction to perform this action… Want your Excel spreadsheet with… – Autodesk Community.
From the Ground Up blog site has posted a great workflow to directly bring in Civil 3D corridors, with assigned materials attached, into InfraWorks or InfraWorks 360. Keep in mind, you will need Civil 3D 2015 Service Pack 2 installed in order for this to work. Read about this great workflow here.
Now this is a list of goodies that you just can’t pass up. Thanks Autodesk. September | New & Updated Autodesk Solutions – Autodesk Community.