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!
Read my full post on Autodesk Knowledge Network. Stay tuned for more updates about what’s new for civil infrastructure in Autodesk 2018, and sign up for my monthly Infrastructure Universe newsletter to get updates sent straight to your inbox!
We get hundreds of problematic files that come through our tech support center and a ton of emails from clients complaining about slow files and other strange issues. Here are a few simple steps you can take to help keep your files running clean and fast.
Autodesk came out with their mid-release update of Revit. With the release, comes a number of user-requested enhancements that just can’t wait for the next release. Philip Charlson shares what you need to know about these enhancements:
In this video, catch a sneak peek from the upcoming Nov. 7th Infrastructure Tuesday webinar to see how KaDe King, one of U.S. CAD’s AutoCAD experts, sets up dimensions as annotative objects in a simple AutoCAD drawing.
How many times have you reviewed documents on a project to find that a building has moved or been given a completely different footprint than what was shown in previous plans? Do you have a headache just thinking about it? Bluebeam Revu’s Compare Documents tool is an easy way to spot changes like this and address them right away.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! I have some really cool videos and tips for AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and more this month. There are also some recent updates from Autodesk. Read on for all of this month’s news.
Have you ever tried to import civil object layer settings from one file to another? Even if you try to use the Styles Import Wizard, those settings aren’t imported. In this video, I will show you how to do this quickly and easily!
Don’t panic; all the 2018 versions of software have been released! As my boss told me, “Patience, Padawon.” I was eagerly trying to download the new release, refreshing every minute last Thursday (I do this for you guys ☺). Read on for all the updates.
Construction projects have historically been complex, time-consuming, and resource-intensive. That’s where drones can help. Here are 3 key benefits to using drones on your next construction project.
Hate the admin work that comes with your building and design documents? Here’s how Bluebeam can help take away the drudgery and win back your time.
We’re excited to announce the addition of Nick Harper to the role of Solutions Consultant with U.S. CAD! Nick joins our growing Scottsdale, Arizona office, and brings many years of civil infrastructure expertise.
In June 2011, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) selected Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D software for road and high design projects statewide. The agency has announced that all new projects, starting July 1, 2014, shall be designed using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Click here to read more about Caltrans’ plans to move to AutoCAD Civil 3D.
There are many tools and functions inside AutoCAD Civil 3D that many users have either never used or have never realized were even there! With a small learning curve, these are tools you can easily master now.
Happy new year from the Infrastructure Universe! Autodesk has recently released a few updates for various softwares. I also have some really cool videos that show some helpful tips & tricks for Civil 3D. Read on for all the updates this month.
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 2020.1 was released a few days ago and with it came some cool new features. Autodesk issued this release with three categories for the new features as follows: Design Efficiency Updates Production Efficiency Updates Collaboration and Data Exchange updates In this blog, I will highlight two of my…