Infrastructure Universe Mini-Update: Civil 3D 2018 Backward Compatibility
There have been questions about the backward compatibility of objects and drawings in Civil 3D with the new 2018 release. To make it easy, I’ve created a quick chart here to help you with understanding what is backward-compatible, what is not, and what depends. Fill out the short form below to get a copy of this chart!
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We’re excited to announce the expansion of our team! Joining us in our Scottsdale office is Ron Couillard, a civil infrastructure expert who brings years of experience to his new role on our Professional Services team.
I recently received questions about the Plan and Production tools and whether those have the ability to generate tiled sheets for projects that do not fall along an alignment. The short answer is YES, Civil 3D has had it since the 2004 release.
Autodesk® released AutoCAD® 2017 on March 21st to help users stay at the forefront of design and create more precise, detailed drawings in less time. More than 30 years of evolution and innovation have led to the increased focus on collaboration and connectivity in the 2017 release. Below is a collection of resources to help you discover what is possible in AutoCAD 2017.
Each month in the Little Known CAD Commands That Rock series, I highlight some underused commands that I think have some pretty cool uses. Read on for part 5 of this series.
Newport Beach, California, April 30, 2015 – The San Diego Big BIM Event, a half-day seminar hosted by U.S. CAD and designed to introduce new 2016 BIM and CAD technologies, successfully attracted over 120 attendees to its annual BBQ and networking event.
Bluebeam Revu now offers improved options for Studio Sessions. Now, the number of files in a session has now been raised from 100 to 5000, and individual file sizes went from 100 megabytes to one gigabyte each! Learn more:
Alignments and profiles are the foundation of most civil engineering projects. Civil 3D users should be comfortable creating both alignments and profiles. In this month’s #InfrastractureTuesday webinar, Tim Long demonstrated how to use alignments and profiles in Civil 3D.
In Civil 3D, the basic building blocks for every project are surfaces. Surfaces are extremely important to the success of your project, and knowing how to create and edit them efficiently can help achieve your project goals faster.
Question: How do object enablers work in Navisworks?
Expert Solution from Heidi Boutwell, CADLearning’s Infrastructure Content Manager: Autodesk uses object enablers in all of its platforms, including Navisworks. Object enablers ensure that model objects are displayed properly.
Civil 3D 2016 Service pack 1 is out and ready for your enjoyment! What does it do? Bill Neuhauser shares about all the new enhancements featured in this release. Discover all the updates now.
Are you ready to get onboard with the Survey Database tools within Civil 3D? This month, the Infrastructure Tuesdays discussion concluded the look into the survey database functionality offered by Civil 3D.
From new features to new names, the changes in the Autodesk BIM 360 portfolio can be daunting for new and existing users to keep track of. That’s why I’ve compiled this quick FAQ to keep your organized. Here are the answers to 9 common questions.
Newport Beach, California, February 25, 2014 – U.S. CAD, an Autodesk Gold Partner, today announced that it has earned the new Civil Infrastructure Specialization designation for value added resellers from Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. As an Autodesk Specialized Partner, U.S. CAD has proven their qualification to consistently deliver solutions and support, while demonstrating expert knowledge, and the ability to offer a high level of technical background and support to customers in the design and building industry.
If you’re a civil designer that receives drawings from clients or consultants who only use AutoCAD, you may be wondering how to pull quantities like plain AutoCAD objects in Civil 3D. Learn how to use the Quantity Takeoff Manager in Civil 3D to help you do this.
In Civil 3D 2018, if you go to the Toolbox tab and expand Miscellaneous Utilities, you will see the category for Surfaces. Under that, you will see Quick Cross Section. Ron Couillard explains how to use the quick cross-section tool to get a fast look at your Civil 3D surfaces.