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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

 

No release of AutoCAD Civil 3D would be complete without some new Surface creation and edit updates. AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 is no exception. Surfaces in 2013 deserve a Civil 3D blog post or two of their own. We can be both more indirect or direct about our “data” references in Surface Features. Huh?

Queries About Survey and…  Read more

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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They use stunt doubles and standins in the movies for a good reason. It costs less, speeds production, and you even get a better result. You can use a version of this old Hollywood trick in Complex Corridors in AutoCAD Civil 3D. It works like magic.

Use Simple Assemblies as Stand Ins

In Regions that are not essential Now, you can employ dummy Assemblies that contain simple subassemblies…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags performance, corridor, Assembly

I wanted to follow up on the Subassembly Composer tip I tossed out on the SAC release day and More on the theme of the cumulative nature of AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge. It is... 

Faster than a Speeding Bullet

In my SAC post I pointed out that employing the NAMES used in the default Civil 3D codeset file might be a good idea and save you a LOT of work.

Use the default CODE…

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Happy 4th of July from Autodesk! AutoCAD Civil 3D users now can enjoy a totally new form of design freedom. Today , July 7, 2011, Autodesk releases the SubAssembly Composer for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011& 2012. Yeah...so maybe that's a little late. 

SAC is Great and SAC is More

The Subassembly Composer or "SAC" is a structured Visual programming interface that allows Civil 3D users…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags subassembly composer, Subassembly, Assembly, corridor