Your organization or firm invested money in the world’s most popular civil engineering and design software – Civil 3D. You (or someone else) will have work hard to make the Autodesk Civil 3D software run productively and publish your civil engineering design or survey work acceptably.
Every Civil 3D expert and most experienced Civil 3D users will tell you, “You need a Civil 3D template.”
These days the Framework for Civil 3D products are STB and CTB agnostic. Civil 3D doesn’t care. Why should the Framework? That was the big deal when Release 7 of the Framework first came out. If we make reasonable concessions to a governing set of Layer Property rules and continue to pay extra careful attention to the details, we can publish in either publishing method.
Because this almost…Read more
The Layer Manager Tool Palette Tool is the most wasteful tool in Civil 3D. The Layer Manager is useful and powerful tool because of what the tool does – Control the many dynamic properties of Layers in AutoCAD-based apps.
The impact of the AutoCAD Layer within the scope of CAD software history is pretty interesting. The named Layer instead of the numbered Level is certainly a big reason…Read more
The end-of-year week always seems to be chock full of work. I do try to tie up all the loose ends and miscellaneous fixes for our products and for clients to start the next year with a higher level of better.
A powerful and complete set of tools and resources like the Framework for Civil 3D contains lots of detail and nuance. All of that detail is required to deliver on…Read more
Civil 3D’s Object Layer Drawing Settings are extremely useful. The Civil 3D Object Layer Settings automatically make the layer assignment for each specific Civil 3D Feature – those things in the Civil 3D Toolspace.
We know that can confuse the Civil 3D newbie. Each of the various components of each specific Civil 3D Feature can be displayed on completely…Read more