Civil 3D 2008 – Moving from Land Desktop to Civil 3D

Since Civil 3D’s first release people (including myself) have struggled to make a comparison between it and its predecessor Land Desktop. Making such comparisons are only natural as we have each used Land Desktop for some time and ultimately understand the way it works. Now we are presented with this new platform and have been left with questions like where’s my Land Desktop Project, what …

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DWF Markup Sets – Part 1

Autodesk’s decision to make their Design Review 2007 program a free download opens up the collaborative abilities of DWF’s to many across the board. As mentioned in my previous post, it is now plausible to ask clients to install Design Review, and use low-cost DWF’s instead of pricey overnight UPS packages. While creating markups in Design Review is rather straight forward, understanding the full-circle of …

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Design Review – Now FREE!

For years Autodesk programs such as AutoCAD have been able to create DWF files. As most know, creating DWF files within the vast majority of Autodesk’s products is very quick and easy. Of course despite how easy Autodesk has made the creation of DWF files, industry still largely demands Adobe’s PDF. Generally speaking Adobe’s PDF has become the de facto standard, as Adobe Reader is …

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