The Autodesk AutoCAD 2023 products were officially released this week. As we all know by now the core AutoCAD license also includes access to the Seven AutoCAD Toolsets. From the civil engineer’s or surveyor’s point of view these notably include the Map 3D 2023 and Raster Design 2023 Toolsets.
Of course, core AutoCAD…Read more
One of the essentials earmarks of Mother’s Day, besides the almost mandatory flowers, chocolates, and cards things, are the photos. “Honey. You sit over there. Please, smile.” Most Moms appear to want pictures of everything. Which gets me to wondering about how much of the current cloud and disk space is dedicated to digital photos and videos these days. Whatever size we would hazard to guess, you…Read more
If you’re a sports fan, you got to love this last weekend. Both the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals finished on back to back nights. These championship events clarify the term performance under pressure. When we talk about applied personal and team skill in those contexts, push comes to shove takes on a whole new meaning. This brings me to the question of…Read more
If you employ any AutoCAD 2015+ product, you’re ability to view and import DGN is greatly improved. Both Autodesk and Bentley share large State DOT and Federal customers who’ve demanded that the conversion methods between the two CAD platforms work better behind the scenes. In front of the camera, we all potentially benefit.
You do know that you can create AutoCAD Civil…Read more
Recently, I've gotten a number of requests from people who want help getting their Civil 3D Feature based drawings smacked down to "dumb" AutoCAD and other CAD or GIS formats. This includes the still too common problem of getting your Civil 3D stuff back to LDT.
Think Smart Before You Dumb Down
Before I say anything about Dumb Down to ACAD at all, you need…Read more