Category: Autodesk Civil 3D

Autodesk® Civil 3D® software intelligently connects design and drafting to help boost your productivity. It lets you deliver higher-quality designs and construction documentation, so you can clearly communicate your design intent and win the next job.

Civil 3D Remote Collaboration Options

Six Civil 3D Collaboration Options for Remote Workers

Like many, I start 2021 with an optimism that this year will be better than 2020 was. Only time will tell if that optimism becomes a reality. While many questions remain about what the post-2020 world will look like, it seems undeniable it will be noticeably

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Autodesk Civil 3D 2021.1 First Impressions

Fresh off the heels of the release of AutoCAD 2021.1 is none other than Civil 3D 2021.1. Like the AutoCAD update, the Civil 3D 2021.1 update introduces general fixes to the software while also adding some handy new features too. Traditionally the fall update, or “little-r”

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Project Kameleon Autodesk Labs

Project Kameleon Updated in Autodesk Labs

For anyone who has tried Part Builder in AutoCAD Civil 3D and didn’t like it (which is probably everyone), Project Kameleon is worth your attention. Currently an Autodesk Labs technology preview, Project Kameleon is a standalone parts editor that brings the process of modeling custom Civil

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New Volumes Dashboard for Civil 3D 2012

I’ve been working on a rather sizable project at work over the last couple of 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

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Missing Links

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

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Easily manage your Civil 3D Styles and Templates for FREE

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

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Autodesk Acquires Dynamite VSP and Dynamite SIM

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

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Undocumented Civil 3D Commands for Sites

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

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