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The cadpilot website is one of the longest running, deepest, and largest technical sites on the web dedicated to all things Autodesk Civil 3D and associated AEC Collection products. If you work in Civil 3D Land, odds are you’ve probably paid us a visit.
Lots of folks do enjoy a flavor of the Framework for Civil 3D.

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The Virtual Autodesk University 2021 event is on-going. AU 2021 is free. There is no registration fee for AU 2021. You might want to take advantage of the horde of live and recorded AU 2021 session educational and training content that is available. The virtues of Zoom and other forms of stream aside, a virtual Autodesk University is not the same as the live in-person events of…

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Autodesk Civil 3D is a virtual feast of fundamental capabilities for civil engineers and surveyors. We can easily debate whether the resultant Civil 3D complexity is the result of the considerable depth of function built into the software or whether the sheer number of potential Civil 3D workflows is an obstacle to users all by itself.

We could also argue that such attention is unwarranted.…

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This spring the cadpilot website zoomed past a couple of significant milestones in Civil 3D Land. Silly Me. I hardly noticed. You know the problem. We all suffer from that head down focus thing when we are trying to get the latest project out the door.

“Honey? Wasn’t that our offramp ?”
Dooh.

At the time the current project is/was the

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Every couple of years Autodesk commissions a competitive software productivity analysis study about current Autodesk Civil 3D functionality. The moist recent study published in June 2021 compares the use of raw AutoCAD 2020 to Autodesk Civil 3D 2020 in 10 mission critical survey and civil design common workflows.

Autodesk…

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