Tips from Experts Video Training
Useful Video Training Tips from Experts
The Civil Experts produce a wide range of Tips video content.
Content that is of significant benefit is listed here.
Please visit included links to the original postings. Those may contain details not included here for the sake of brevity.
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Useful GIS Data into Civil 3D
Mark Schnesk of Seiler Design Solutions shows a few common ways in which GIS data can be utilized in your engineering projects in Civil 3D and a bit of Infraworks.
From the Seiler Design Solutions YouTube Channel.
and the Seiler Design Solutions blog.
This is a great quick walk-through of Map 3D capabilities, GIS integration, and Civil 3D tools.
Mark covers the Civil 3D Pipes import tool which often gets lost in the shuffle since it is hidden in the Ribbon.
He does not cover WMS Aerial Imagary via FDO which you also do not want to miss.
See the WMS and DWF Aerial Imagery video and post.
Fix a Poorly Resolved Surface Paste
Jowenn Lua shows a classic Minimum Distance Between Surfaces method to resolve a Paste resolution problem between two complex surfaces.
From the Autodesk AKN Civil 3D Screencasts
See Jowenn Lua's AKN page
I continue to learn and then forget this great surface Paste workaround. The video reminder is worth it's weight.
The link at the top to the original posts includes more videos.
Actually, you can still select objects with the OSNAPOVERRIDE Setting ON. Only your enabled OSNAP points will work for all selections - the purpose for the AutoCAD setting.
In other words you could only create selection windows from NODE to NODE in this example.