New Volumes Dashboard for Civil 3D 2012

I’ve been working on a rather sizeable project at work over the last couple months. While I can’t unveil the results of those efforts quite yet, I do look forward to making an announcement in a couple of weeks – so stay tuned. With some time to settle back into the blogging routine, I wanted […]

Missing Links of the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite

If you haven’t already checked out the new-for-2012 Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite, stop what you’re doing and call your reseller. The various industry-specific Design Suites introduced this year by Autodesk accomplish a number of things including, but not limited to making the cost prohibitive, multi-product workflow you’ve heard about for years more attainable than ever. […]

Weekly Roundup – Civil 3D Edition: Visualization Extension, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, & Bridge Modeler

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As mentioned in my last post “Weekly Roundup – AutoCAD Edition”, far too many cool things happened this week. In fact, it was too much for just one “Roundup” post, and I had to split into two “Roundups”; an AutoCAD edition and a Civil 3D edition. Here are some of the cool things Civil 3D […]

Easily manage your Civil 3D Styles and Templates for FREE

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Getting the initial manuscript for my upcoming book AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT: No Experience Required submitted has made me fall behind on reading some of my favorite blogs. This morning I took a quick minute to get caught up on what’s happening in the blogosphere, and came across an announcement on the EE Civil3DPedia blog […]

Autodesk Acquires Dynamite VSP and Dynamite SIM

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Over the last several years we’ve seen Autodesk feature renderings created using Autodesk 3D Studio Max Design and a third-party product from 3AM Solutions named Dynamite VSP. For the uninitiated, Dynamite VSP is a product designed specifically for the civil engineering industry. No pun intended, but it helps bridge the gap between AutoCAD Civil 3D […]

Undocumented Civil 3D Commands for Sites

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A couple weeks ago, I had what some would call the perfect storm; a major deadline, crashing grading drawings, and managerial pressure to get it fixed yesterday. Trouble was, regardless of the series of commands I threw at the troublesome drawings, the errors remained, and the drawings continued to crash.  In fact, there was a […]