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 Popular Transparent Commands in Civil 3D

Popular Transparent Commands in Civil 3D



Yvonne Russo, a Technical Specialist at ATG, delivers a quick review of popular and common Transparent commands employed inside Civil 3D.
From the ATG YouTube Channel.


Somewhat surprized that the often employed 'SO (Station and Offset) Transparent command doesn't get a shout out here, but now we know.


 Hatch with Background Color in a Corridor

Hatch with Background Color in a Corridor



Autodesk's Jeff Bartels covers a quick tip of a method to add a background color to Civil 3D Corridor Hatch.
See the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.


This nifty stacked Code Set Style trick works with any subassembly that includes multiple stacked Link codes assigned in the Subassembly.
It is also possible to employ levels of screened printing to both the hatch and the background fill in both STB and CTB with some planning.
Remember that Civil 3D includes the important Generic Pavement Structure (GPS) subassemblies which allow us the considerable liberty to assign custom Code names and other details inside the sub.

The link to Jeff's earlier series of videos on Corridor Code Set Style Hatches


 Point Cloud to InfraWorks to Civil 3D

Point Cloud to InfraWorks to Civil 3D



Anro Human, an Applications Enginer at Modena Design Solutions, reviews and demos the basics of a Point Cloud Scan to ReCap Pro to Infraworks to Civil 3D workflow to build as built or existing surface models.
See the Modena Design Solutions YouTube Channel.


This webinar is a decent 30 minute general overview of the detailed processes involved in the workflow. Good questions are asked and answered too.