Folk complain that Civil 3D is not really user-friendly for Site Design. This is bunk. The complaint is true only if you insist that site design in Civil 3D should be like it was for years in old school CAD software. We insist our AutoCAD skills are more important than new Civil 3D skills and capabilities. About the only thing Civil 3D has in common with that old software is Civil 3D’s use of similar…Read more
One of the more interesting aspects of life is that the things we at first do not understand lead us directly to unexpected and new forms of often useful enlightenment. Sadly, this does not happen for everyone all the time. The current bemused ramblings of leftist political pundits comes to mind.Read more
Changing our perspective takes real work. Understandably that’s something most of us often seem to…
The fundamentals of the Parcel Dances of Free Form, Slide, and Swing we talked about in the last two Parcel posts. The Site Parcel topology engine helps us out a lot once we recognize what really happening behind the scenes. Most of the time, we’re going have to manually tune up the results of the automated Parcel design tools.
The ever present…Read more
Some say AutoCAD Civil 3D Parcels are a bitch. Parcels can run in packs like wolves. Last time we learned that the attached Parcel segment can perform the functions of the Alpha bitch in a wolf pack. She’ll try to keep the puppies in order.Read more
These days we have “dog whisperers”.
As far as I know there have been few wolf whisperers in history since the bros Romulus and…
What did we get ourselves into when we started a simple write up on Parcels?Read more
Ah well. Inside AutoCAD Civil 3D there’s always more to the story.