Autodesk introduced a new and much improved manage Data References tool in Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.1+. Autodesk also cascaded that same mission-critical code back into the Civil 3D 2019.3+ Updates. If you employ a reasonably current version of Civil 3D, there is better Data Reference (DREF) fix it tool. At the time, Autodesk sort of made a big deal about this. We all know that some…Read more
Another one of the truly maddening terms in Autodesk Civil 3D is that Reference word. Maybe Reference is not quite as confusing in Civil 3D as the word Point. But Reference appears to come close. We have External References, Data References, file references, and even Reference Templates. I could go on.
For reasons that may…Read more
Autodesk halted the availability of the Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.5 Update late last week. Oh, no. This somewhat embarrassing recall (or whatever you want to call it) was based on customer issues and complaints regarding the new Civil 3D 2020.5 Update code. As of this post there is no formal Autodesk statement or official public list of the reasons and issues found for the Civil 3D…Read more
What do you get when you Corona virus sequester a bunch of Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD technical geeks who have nothing better to do than talk to the wall?
A barrage of training videos.
Whether this barrage analogy references the Battle of Baghdad back in 2003 or the Battle of Verdun in WWI is a matter of some debate. There is a marked difference between precision delivered artillery…Read more
Autodesk released a horde of new Infrastructure Updates, Extensions, and tools over the last 60 days. The annual Autodesk fall Get ready for Autodesk University rollout is in full display. An important Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.5 Update arrived only late last week. There were new features and a lot of important Civil 3D fixes in that Update.