Category: Civil 3D 2009

The Autodesk civil engineering solution, made up of AutoCAD® Civil software and AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software, provides project teams with a comprehensive surveying, design, analysis, and documentation solution to deliver land development, transportation, and environmental projects faster and with improved accuracy. With model-centric technology at the core, design changes are automatically reflected across the project, helping to keep the entire team coordinated.

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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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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Acquiring, Converting, and Using DEM Downloads in Civil 3D

While importing surface data from Google Earth is probably the easiest way to get some conceptual topographical data into your drawings, DEM’s have to be a close second.  For the uninitiated, DEM’s or Digital Elevation Models could be described as a surface whose data is organized

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Tracking your position in View/Edit Corridor Section

When compared to Land Desktop’s View/Edit Sections command, Civil 3D has always been the winner.  Still it was easy to get lost modifying your corridor.  Did I need to modify station 13+25.17 or 13+25?  Prior to Civil 3D 2009 I always found myself flip-flopping between plan

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