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 Useful GIS Data into Civil 3D

Useful GIS Data into Civil 3D

8/24/2018

 

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.

Comments

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

Fix a Poorly Resolved Surface Paste

7/03/2018

 

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

Comments

I continue to learn and then forget this great surface Paste workaround. The video reminder is worth it's weight.

 

 OSNAPOVERRIDE Setting Use

OSNAPOVERRIDE Setting Use

6/26/2018

 

 

USCAD's Ron Couillard demonstrates the reasons and use of the OSNAPOVERRIDE Setting in Civil 3D.
See the USCADBuilding YouTube channel
and Ron Couilard's blog on USCAD.com

The link at the top to the original posts includes more videos.

Comments

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.