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 Alignment and Profile Tips and Tricks

Alignment and Profile Tips and Tricks

10/13/2021

 

Autodesk's Jeff Bartels demos 15 more useful Civil 3D Alignment and Profile Tips and Tricks.
This is a how to tips and tricks video from the Civil Immersion blog.
See the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

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This is a useful and pragmatic set of Alignment and Profile tips and tricks. This video is well worth the time.
The Alignment and Profile tools do work in the same way. All Profiles in Civil 3D are children of Alignments. Jeff, please just say so.

Jeff finally explains why the Create from Objects commands are not always the best way to build design control geometry in Civil 3D.
Retrain your brain to employ the Layout Toolbars.
This video helps anyone understand part of the why and how the Layout Toolbars work better and faster to solve more civil design problems.

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 Draw and Display 3D Models in Civil 3D

Draw and Display 3D Models in Civil 3D

8/28/2021

 

Seth Cohen of Digital Drafting Systems Inc delivers a two-part 3D Modelling mechanics presentation in Civil 3D.
Both some AutoCAD 3D Solid modelling for Civil 3D and Corridor Feature Line Baseline construction tips and tricks are discussed.
From the Digital Drafting Systems Inc YouTube Channel.

Comments

In the first half of the webinar video Seth employs AutoCAD 3D solid modelling mechanics to construct a 3D Solid barrel culvert in Civil 3D.
How to employ the result in Profile and Section Views is covered.
The second half of Seth's presentation covers the detailed construction mechanics and usage of the newer Civil 3D Feature Line Baseline functionality in a complex Corridor model.

There are a lot of useful intermediate to advanced AutoCAD UCS, 3D Osnap, Tracking, and Selection tricks shown in the video.

 

 Civil 3D Navigation Tools

Civil 3D Navigation Tools

07/23/2021

 

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

Comments

There a lot more to getting around in Civil 3D than we might expect. Jerry delivers that in 30 minutes.
Jerry missed one of my favorite nav tricks which is assigning saved Views to model space Viewports to work between roadway intersections for example.