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Useful Basic Civil Training from Civil 3D Experts and Consultants

    Civil 3D experts and consultants produce a wide range of video content.
    This pages features videos about some basic tasks in Civil 3D.
    Many of these videos are very short. Many may include tips and tricks and yet all include useful Civil 3D basics.

    Please visit included links to the original postings. Those may contain details not included here for the sake of brevity.

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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.


 AutoCAD Interface Magic Q&A

AutoCAD Interface Magic Q&A



Ryan Wunderlich, an IMAGINiT Technical Specialist, reviews many important AutoCAD platform interface tips and tricks in a Q&A webinar.
See the IMAGINiT YouTube Channel.


Ryan delivers another great webinar on many important AutoCAD platform interface tips and tricks.
He covers issues like all caps, the hatch dialog box, access to the old school Toolbars, and important AutoCAD Express Tools functionalities.
To repeat - maintaining your Workspace(s) and your Profile(s) always matter in an AutoCAD platform product.


 Setup Civil 3D Surface Analysis Components

Setup Civil 3D Surface Analysis Components



Eva Helps, the Seiler Design Solutions tech avatar, explains how to adjust the Surface Analysis components of Surface Styles in Civil 3D.
Visit the Seiler Design Solutions YouTube page
See the Seiler Design Solutions blog.


A basic how to mechanics walkthrough of some of the classic Civil 3D Surface Analysis components and their legends.
We probably want named Surface Styles for each form of analysis to produce more consistent and useful output.
Editing one Civil 3D Surface Style is a bit silly but the demo does show how it is done.