This week the prize for Civil 3D users from Autodesk is the release of the new Autodesk DWG Migration for Docs (DMDA) tool. Maybe the DMDA is a utility? This Civil 3D and AutoCAD whatsit App has been in the works for way too long. Thanks Autodesk. It finally arrived.
The new DMDA will: test and validate all the wonky file and numerous, and notoriously, obscure…Read more
We all need better, safe places for productive play in Civil 3D. There are mission critical personal and corporate reasons why we need better Civil 3D Sandboxes in our civil engineering and survey organizations. We should ask, “How good is my Civil 3D Sandbox?”
Our Civil 3D skills are personal. Productivity improvement requires proactive time spent learning to employ those skills.…Read more
Autodesk Civil 3D is a veritable feast of essential capabilities for civil engineers and surveyors. We may argue whether the resultant Civil 3D complexity is about the considerable depth of function built into the software or whether the sheer number of potential Civil 3D workflows is itself merely an obstacle.
We could also debate that any such attention is unwarranted.…Read more
There are reasonable and somewhat logical business reasons not to employ the latest and greatest release of Autodesk Civil 3D 2024. Our on-going civil engineering and survey projects are a reality. There are certainly valid technical reasons to wait for the upcoming Autodesk Civil 3D 2024.1 Update.
Out here in Civil 3D Land, some people upgrade only on odd…Read more
This time of year those of us who customize Civil 3D are head down and hard at work with the latest release of Autodesk Civil 3D 2024. If we keep up with the normal Civil 3D Update parade and maintenance, our Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Style libraries, and Civil 3D resources will only need minor improvements. OK. Maybe we want…Read more