Good Stuff! Project Explorer for Civil 3D (PE) is thankfully built into the new Autodesk Civil 3D 2024 install and the PE is now readily available the Civil 3D Right Click menus and Toolspace interfaces.Read more
However, Autodesk Grading Optimization (GO) for Civil 3D 2024 remains a separate install.
The good news - like the PE, GO now only requires access…
Lots of us in Civil 3D Land love to whine about Site Grading in Autodesk Civil 3D. Many of us still employ the classic design by breaklines methodologies from our CAD historical past to produce our production grading designs in Civil 3D. It works. These days most of us might agree that Civil 3D Feature Lines are an improvement over AutoCAD 3D polylines.…Read more
The Framework for Civil 3D features many powerful and useful Civil 3D Template, Civil 3D Style, and Civil 3D Label Style tools. The Framework happily supports multiple releases of Autodesk Civil 3D. Who knew? The Civil 3D release that floats your boat matters to you. It doesn’t really matter to us and the Framework.
Autodesk Grading Optimization (GO) is one year old this year. Grading Optimization 2023 is effectively the third major release of GO. We might consider the GO 2022.1 Update as important. That Update contained significant improvements to the GO Tools, performance, and functionality.
Based on my recent GO 2023 playtime experience, the much…Read more
The Framework for Civil 3D embraces a mission critical concept we call Intelligent Publish On Demand (iPOD). Our brains must be actively and continuously engaged in the production deliverables process in Civil 3D. That work is what we are paid to do as professionals. This is what this Jump On Civil 3D blog and our Framework…Read more