Last time, I went and talked about some dicey nuts and bolts of Civil 3D standards interoperability issues. One way or another we all must deal with these. Autodesk drops the Civil 3D standards interoperability issues bang down on the counter. Here’s your chewy-grounds coffee and a plate of swimming pigs in a blanket delivered by a gum-smacking, white-nailed waitress…Read more
The Autodesk Civil programming group and others spent a good part of the last programming year working on the improved interoperability between Autodesk and ESRI applications. They also invested in their own internal software interop challenges in be it in Civil 3D, Map 3D, Infraworks, BIM 360, and some Extensions and Addons. If we do the work to make the code work in the daily grind for our clients,…Read more
Let’s face it. Some Updates to Autodesk Civil 3D are pretty much a no brainer. A new full release of Civil 3D may introduce new unforeseen problems into your project work and workflows. But those incremental Civil 3D Updates often fix important problems in the software.
The recent Civil 3D 2019.3 Update qualifies as one of those important no-brainer Updates.…Read more
It’s safe to say that I flap my lips about all things Civil 3D a lot in this Jump on Civil 3D blog. For the sake of the search sanity for all, we try limit the published posts on the cadpilot to about 750 posts. That number doesn’t count all the content squirrelled away in the Members section nor content and courseware I produced for customers.…Read more
You have a classic Civil 3D Template that works. You are just about already good to go with a simple TREF implementation using the Reference Template Tool. What’s a TREF? In Civil 3D we know all about and employ XREFs (external reference drawing files), DREFs (Data references to the Civil 3D data behind), and IREFs…Read more