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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization


We continue to explore the powerful relationships between the Civil 3D Alignment and the many mission critical Design Control Manager roles in Civil 3D in this on-going series of posts we name the Book of Alignments.

There are at least a dozen design control management roles for the Alignment in Civil 3D.

A substantial number of…

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I appear to be on a Section Editor details kick for the last couple of posts.
Let’s kick it up a notch. Bam!

What’s Cookin' in the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 SE?

The 2013 Section Editor got many tune ups and interface improvements. Things look almost like everything is the same as AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. Mostly it is, but everything works together better. If you were a corridor…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, Section Editor, Section View, section, intersection

Last post we got quirky with the AutoCAD Civil 3D Section Editor. We talked about how Label Orientation Reference changed label display with the last major update to the Section Editor interface.

In Civil 3D 2012 and Civil 3D 2013 you’ll also note how Object Oriented labels perform some interesting rotational effects when you have more than one Assembly (multiple…

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This is one of those AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and 2013 subtle changes behind the scene things I’ve meant to post about for quite a while. I just keep forgetting to do it. Dooh!  Maybe I hope it will go away.

Section Editor Quirk

If you do a lot of corridor section editing maybe you already caught this one, but maybe not. Certainly if you use InstantOn Basic from…

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Almost everyone agrees that Corridors are one of Civil 3D’s design strengths. Autodesk continues to push the envelope in the 2013 release of AutoCAD Civil 3D. The Corridor Feature benefits significantly from the new ACAD DWG and tweaked display engine that’s under the hood in Civil 3D 2013.
Take a test Drive and see for yourself. It’s now possible to Drive off-road too. The Drive command…

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