Civil 3D Basics

Basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Training Videos

Civil 3D Basics Video Training

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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The AKN online Help Video Collection for Civil 3D 2020

You can change the release reference (2020) in the link above to see and play the videos for Civil 3D 2019 and 2018.

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 Civil 3D Inquiry Tools

Civil 3D Inquiry Tools

10/29/2020

 

Autodesk's Jerry Bartels delivers an exploration and detailed review of Inquiry Tools functionality in Civil 3D.
This video is part of the 30-Minute Workout series on the Civil Immersion site.
See the Jerry Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

Comments

Inquiry is one of oldest sometimes useful tools in Civil 3D. It is way too easy to forget to employ it.
The Compare capabilities in the new Project Explorer for Civil 3D seems to produce better bigger picture perspective for many but not all things covered by Inquiry. Just sayin'.

 

 Linetype Text Rotation Explained

Linetype Text Rotation Explained

10/19/2020

 

An IMAGINiT tech tip that walks though how the differnt forms of AutoCAD Linetype rotation definition for Text work in Civil 3D.
See the IMAGINiT Technologies YouTube Channel.

Comments

Brian does a good job of explaining the different Relative and Universal (WCS) Text (and shape) Rotations behaviors in AutoCAD Linetype definitions.
It is important to test Linetype definitions in more than horizontal and vertical situations which are the exceptions and not the rule.

 

 What Design Center Does

What Design Center Does

10/5/2020

 

Autodesk's Jerry Bartels delivers an exploration and detailed review of Design Center functionality in AutoCAD and Civil 3D.
This video is part of the 30-Minute Workout series on the Civil Immersion site.
See the Jerry Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

Comments

Design Center is a great Standards development tool and implementation device. DC can create standards consistency nightmares.
Understanding how to employ Design Center to search for a find what we need within a set of standards library resources is an important user skill.
I bet you didn't know that Autodesk has continued to add new functionality to Design Center that you can see here.