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.
We all occasionally hear the refrain or claim: “Our projects in Civil 3D are too small to make Data References (DREFs) and Data Shortcuts worth the effort. We manage to get most of our work done in one drawing.”
We can work this way in Autodesk Civil 3D.Read more
Folks do successfully work without DREFs every day in Civil 3D Land.
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Autodesk released the Autodesk Civil 3D 2023.3 Update late last week. The Civil 3D 2023.3 Update was released at the same time as the latest Autodesk Civil 3D 2024.1 Update. Oh yeah. There was also an important AutoCAD 2023.1.4 Update released the day before the Civil 3D 2023.3 Update.
Autodesk tries to keep all our Civil 3D Object…Read more
We will wrap up the calendar year 2022 and unwrap a collection of the Top 5 Best Civil 3D Production Tips? Why not. Everyone loves a top five list. I use the production word here not the productivity one even though both do apply in this context.
This post may have a Civil 3D management and implementation bias over a classic set…Read more
The recent Autodesk Civil 3D 2023.2.1 Update is generally all about a Civil 3D implementation of the latest and greatest Autodesk Desktop Connector 184.108.40.2062 Update. This latest Civil 3D Update does include some other fixes to some annoying Civil 3D 2023.2 Update issues even if we do not choose to employ the Autodesk Cloud Collaboration capabilities…Read more