Civil 3D

Gain Advanced Access to Your Autodesk Software When You Switch to Subscription

Did you recently make the switch from a Design Suite to an Industry Collection (like the AEC Collection) subscription but don’t have access to the new software because your contract hasn’t flipped yet? Why the wait? Although Autodesk allows clients to renew early and take advantage of current promotions, your contract date remains the same. …

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CADD on the Road – Join us on the Tech Tour

It’s finally fall, which means it’s time for football, cooler temperatures, pumpkin flavor everything, and our team to hit the road and head to a city near you. Join us for something you can’t get anywhere else. The Tech Tour is our free, half-day Autodesk user conference featuring technical experts presenting new and innovative ways you can combine the …

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Leveraging User-Defined Properties for Civil 3D Parcel Design

While lot number, area, and frontage reign supreme when it comes to parcel design, those bits of data rarely tell the whole story we need to tell. Perhaps you’re working on a multi-use community and need to document the land use classification of each parcel. You could resort to a workaround like using standard AutoCAD …

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US Survey Feet vs. Feet in AutoCAD – What’s going on?

Introduction If you are using an AutoCAD-based product that is 2017 or later, you may have noticed that in your handy “Drawing Units” dialog, in the drop-down under “Insertion Scale,” you now have two options for working in feet. They are “Feet,” and “US Survey Feet.” It may be a big surprise to many people …

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New on CADD Community: Pipe and Structure Label Styles

New on CADD Community! The CADD Community is our online portal, powered by Global eTraining and loaded with on-demand training, apps, model/design content and whitepapers, built to help our clients use their Autodesk software more efficiently. This blog series highlights new content recently added to CADD Community, and why you need it. What’s New? The Civil 3D …

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Convert Infraworks Component Roads into Civil 3D Corridors

Infraworks is a fantastic tool for performing conceptual design and visualization. Unfortunately, because of some of the limitations of bringing an Infraworks model into Civil 3D, many users felt that it wasn’t practical to begin their project work in Infraworks. One of the biggest concerns surrounded the fact that Infraworks Roads would only come across …

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Metric Pressure Parts Now Integrated into Civil 3D

Civil 3D is an international product that is used worldwide. Because most companies do not use Imperial units, the fact that previous releases only came with an Imperial Pressure Catalog made the use of Pressure Pipe Networks difficult, requiring either heavy set-up in the beginning to establish metric parts, or tedious, manual manipulation after parts …

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