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Autodesk Civil 3D Video Training Resources

Civil 3D Video Training

A curated library of the best Civil 3D and Infraworks Training Videos

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The AKN online Help Video Collection for Civil 3D 2021

You can change the release reference (2021) in the link above to see and play the videos for Civil 3D 2020-2018.

Access to product Install videos requires that you are logged in.

Access to some site video collections require a free site membership and login.
See the Members>>Documentation and Help section for in-depth help for AutoCAD Civil 3D.

What Videos to watch first?

Every video has a brief summary of the contents on the page

  • Framework Preview videos provide a quick peek into the Framework
  • If you are new customer, watch the Install videos - you must login.
  • The updated Overview Videos cover what is in the packages and how to use them
  • The Blog Videos are video blog posts on a variety of topics
    New videos are added frequently.
  • Civil Training on the Web lists selected video training from others with comments.
    These include important Autodesk product series of videos from published lists.
  • The Civil 3D Projects and Setup videos cover the ways to employ
    Data Shortcuts and Data References - How Projects work in Civil 3D
  • Civil 3D Setup Checklists videos cover the details and mechanics of Civil 3D Setup
  • Description Key Sets cover point display and customization
  • In-depth Civil 3D training course listings cover vital production topics.
    See the Plan Publication and the plan and profile Deliverables courses.

Does the video content for one release still apply?


Framework products run in multiple releases of Autodesk Civil 3D.

An Autodesk Civil 3D release may differ in some nuanced areas but the fundamentals and process mechanics that Civil 3D employs do not change much by design.

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 Label Xrefed Civil 3D Alignments

Label Xrefed Civil 3D Alignments

Recent Blog Posts | Blog Post

How to Employ Civil 3D XREF Labels

There are a couple of tricks to making Labels work from Xrefs.
It would be nice to get Alignment Groups Labels to work for a host of annotative reasons.
This short video shows you how to employ the Civil 3D Label engine to lable Alignments that are in an XREF.


 Quick Surfaces from a Survey Db

Quick Surfaces from a Survey Db

Recent Blog Posts | Blog Post

Surfaces in Minutes from a Survey Db

Survey Queries can be copied, edited, and imported from project to project.
It pays to create and maintain a Query Library in Civil 3D
This short video shows you how to employ Civil 3D Survey Db and External Survey Queries to generate a quality control surface in no time.


 Civil 3D Point Group Standards

Civil 3D Point Group Standards

Recent Blog Posts | Blog Post

How to Export and Standardize Civil 3D Point Groups

Point Groups can be copied from drawing to drawing.
This short video shows you how to employ Civil 3D to do that and help standardize and improve Point Groups.