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

 

Whew! I had to take a break from Parcels in AutoCAD Civil 3D. To do an in depth series of posts on the Site Parcel is in a good and useful thing. I learned a lot. I trust your eyes maybe open wider. The practical daily reality of Civil 3D’s interconnected Dynamic Model is powerful.

I always seek to find new and better ways to try and…

Tell the Story of How AutoCAD Civil 3D Works

Long…

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People tend to ring me up and ask the same stuff over and over. (Like things really change between releases or something ;). That’s a good thing for me and I trust for them too. Posts are often a somewhat imperfect answer to the issue at hand and maybe help get us on the right track.

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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

Project Parsec

Are you completely Data Spaced out? 
Could getting to that spacey stuff that's stuck over there really make you day? 
Want to shave light years off your spatial data travel time?
Do you want a lightspeed way to convert…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags autodesk labs, gis, spatial data, FDO

I make my living helping real people adopt and make AutoCAD Civil 3D work. Don't get the title of this post wrong. I do think Civil 3D needs to get easier to learn and use. I bitch about that a LOT to Autodesk and try to make many positive and constructive suggestions.
You should bitch too.
Here's the link to the Bitch List...er...Civil 3D Wish List.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags surface, grading, bugs, label, annotation, XREF, data reference, data shortcut