These days Civil 3D will actually let us reach deeper and directly into the current state of the Corridor Model data behind. The reality that we can Data Shortcut Corridor Models in our projects enhances our Civil 3D potential annotative capabilities significantly. How that might be accomplished could take a bit to get our head around.
Maybe you noticed that Autodesk puts some effort into improving Corridor design publication performance in the latest Civil 3D 2019.1 Update. The new enhancement capability to share Sample Line Groups as Data Shortcuts in projects comes to mind.
We can probably also agree that Civil 3D plan annotation of corridor models still needs serious work. Then again, sometimes we…Read more
Suppose you want to label flow lines in your roadway plan, ditch center-line elevations, or the top or bottom of a bank. Conceptually, suppose you want to evaluate grades across an existing site to figure out how to terrace the latest parking lot surface beast. The simple answer: Create an Alignment; Apply a Label Set; Grab the labels; Point the Label References built into a Civil…Read more
What does a Code Set Style do in Civil 3D?
I tend to answer that well-built Code Set Styles work for you or a bad Code Set Style drives you completely bonkers. Most Civil 3D users can probably say amen to that. We can all probably attest that the many purposes of Code Set Style in Civil 3D sneaks up on you.
Maybe this image works for you - Think of the Code Set Style…Read more
There’s a burning question that concerns anyone about the latest and greatest Rehab Tools in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.1. It's about time I deliver an answer or two.
“Can the new Civil 3D 2018.1 Rehab tools be employed to create Complex Corridors to perform classic intersection rehab and reconstruction projects?”
To Build a Rehab Intersection