The Framework for Civil 3D embraces a mission critical concept we call Intelligent Publish On Demand (iPOD). Our brains must be actively and continuously engaged in the production deliverables process in Civil 3D. That work is what we are paid to do as professionals. This is what this Jump On Civil 3D blog and our Framework…Read more
Right now, it is pretty hard to miss that the Autodesk rebranding campaign for the Autodesk 2023 products is already afoot. Do we call the new Autodesk branding Back to the Black or just the Bird? Obviously, Autodesk started the official marketing rebrand campaign last fall. This spring it hits our desktops.
Autodesk officially turned 40 this January.…Read more
The quick, consistent, and adaptive production of Labels for complex Feature Line grading objects in Autodesk Civil 3D is no simple task. We can choose to execute our site grading designs and/or roadway designs with Feature Lines, Corridors, or with hybrid combinations of the two. The production, the arrangement, and the quality control of our deliverable Label annotation can be…Read more
Autodesk made significant improvements in the initial release of Civil 3D 2022 to enhance Connected Alignments to better handle the complex geometries of ramps and interchanges. New horizontal Alignment Curve Group combinations were added to support combinations of spirals, curves, and reverse spirals. We can now create Connected Alignments…Read more
One of our Framework for Civil 3D customers recently discovered that a strategic visit to the Civil 3D Data Shortcut Manager Tool (DSM) appears to currently help reduce the size of Surface Data Reference container drawings rather significantly. Hoorah. The results may vary based on the content of the Surface Model and how the Civil 3D Diva…Read more