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Training Videos for AutoCAD Civil 3D

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 The Toolbox Reports in Civil 3D

The Toolbox Reports in Civil 3D

Recent Blog Posts | Blog Post

8/07/2018

What you need to know to employ and customize the Toolbox Reports in Civil 3D

 

Kyle Groves, an Application Engineer at CAD Technology Center, reviews What you need to know to employ and customize the Toolbox Reports in Civil 3D

CAD Technology Center
CAD Technology Center on YouTube

Comments

A really well-presented overview of Civil 3D Toolbox Reports and basic customization of the same.
All the important details and essential mechanics are covered.

I personally employ some Toolbox reports all the time within the course of project development and not just at the end. Alignment-based Point Groups are a great example. You do have to know what the report engine eats for data.
You may want to consider standardizing your Report file names and project folder locations. These become placeholders in your Civil 3D Project Template.

 

 Promote and Un-Promote Data Shortcuts

Promote and Un-Promote Data Shortcuts

4/08/2018

 

Jowenn Lua walks through the details of Promote and Un-Promote with the Manage Data Shortcuts tool.
From the Autodesk AKN Civil 3D Screencasts
See Jowenn Lua's AKN page

Comments

Does this mean that we can employ bogus Data Shortcut placeholders with a naming convention and replace them systematically as our project progresses? In a word - yes.

 

 Import an Infraworks Surface into Civil 3D

Import an Infraworks Surface into Civil 3D

6/4/2018

 

Jeff Bartels of Autodesk explains how to import Infraworks surface model into Civil 3D.
From the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

Comments

Yes. A surface model import from Infraworks into Civil 3D (in the 2019 release) really is this easy!

First - Jeff's note from the previous post about the quality of the surface is important:
NOTE: Point clouds created from imagery will produce surface elevations matching a site’s vegetation: grass, brush, crops, etc. (Basically, the surface represents what the camera “sees”.) Point clouds created from Lidar however, will provide the most accurate bare earth extraction as the laser used to collect the data is capable of penetrating vegetation.