Jump On Civil 3D Blog

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


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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