This larger topic of Civil 3D Alignments is a serial and long-term effort. Are there other forms of horizontal control inside of AutoCAD Civil 3D? You bet. For example: the features and tools in Civil 3D Survey are all about the survey and point based side of that. Survey is not something to ignore even if you only do civil engineering design. Are not your points and lines…Read more
Does it help to go to the end of things to discover how to make a better beginning?Read more
What does an Alignment do in AutoCAD Civil 3D? That’s a loaded question. It pays to consider the doing of Alignment Features in C3D carefully. If we’ve used old-school, legacy CAD for a long time, we probably have some misconceptions about Alignments in Civil 3D. Autodesk invested a lot in their Alignment beast. That old familiar word is more sophisticated and more nuanced in meaning these…Read more
This morning I took a few minutes off from AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Style creation and maintenance for the next Jump Platform products to see the Autodesk rollout webinar on two new Autodesk products with lots More Style. I'm not kidding about the styles either...
AIM Makes Projects Make More SenseRead more
I do my best to keep up with all the Civil 3D stuff going on. Sometimes, I see it and say to myself,
"Hey! That's important to people! I gotta do a post about THAT."
Then the phone rings, someone asks me another question, and just like you I forgeta 'bout it. But I'm keep trying. What goes around comes around.Read more
One of my Survey Template…