Alignments in Autodesk Civil 3D have Types. Hoorah. If we get the Alignment Type wrong when we create the Alignment, No Biggie, we can change the Type? Errr. Well sort of and it depends. This is Civil 3D. Some Civil 3D Feature Properties and Parent and Child relationship properties can only be built on creation. Some relationships or properties…Read more
The Autodesk Civil 3D Alignment Feature alters, and continues to alter, how civil engineers and survey professionals and their organizations employ Civil 3D in production. Autodesk invests heavily in the technology surrounding the many Alignment-based tools in Civil 3D. The many capabilities and properties of the Alignment make the Alignment the core Feature in…Read more
Out here in Civil 3D Land we do civil engineering and survey work. That means that grading and Civil 3D Surfaces play a significant part of our daily workflows. Thankfully, Autodesk has been working hard on improved Civil 3D performance. How we structure our Civil 3D Projects and how we perform some basic Civil 3D Project maintenance work can matter.
Our work stays the same and our work changes. This is certainly true for Style maintenance and improvement tasks in Autodesk Civil 3D. It is fair to say that almost everyone who employs Civil 3D has issues with maintaining Style consistency inside the projects. Civil 3D Users mess with the stuff. This can be a good thing and a bad thing.
Those that claim to have conquered this beast in Civil…Read more