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Project Collaboration - share templates, plot style tables, title blocks, custom linetypes among project members, establish work standards, communicate regularly, standardize files, project names, surfaces, profiles, pipe networks to increase Civil 3D productivity, Bryan Tanner, AUGI Library, Sep 22, 2014

Easy & Effective: ProSoft PowerTools - fully integrated with Civil 3D, have ability to add station, offset to points, to create alignment with stick method, Versioner to easily verify plans for latest versions on site, Shawn Herring, AUGI, July 30, 2014

Successful Civil 3D Implementation - get management support first, outline broader tasks, review implementation plan over and over, Shawn Herring, AUGI, July 8, 2014

Drainage Design for InfraWorks 360: What Does It Do? - Delineates watersheds based on your terrain, automatically place culverts where water area or stream crosses design road., Eric Chappell's Blog, July 3, 2014

To Create a Model in Autodesk InfraWorks 360 - open new model dialog box, set model folder location, define model extent, click advanced settings to adjust schema template file, coordinate system, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 30, 2014

Civil-izing BIM - relevance of BIM concept in relation to CAD, definition of BIM for civil, reasons for lack of proactive engagement on BIM by civil engineers, BIM integration advantages, John Rodriguez, BIM on the rocks, June 3, 2014

COBieStructure - introduces basic structure of COBie file, Bill East, YouTube, May 29, 2014

Usability Enhancements - model, layout tabs are now turned on by default, check profile layout, corridor targeting, re-associate labels, sliced solids, subassembly composer enhancements, ability to lock profile PVIs to alignment geometry in Civil 3D 2015, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, May 21, 2014

InfraWorks 2015 - What Flavor is Best for You? - new InfraWorks, InfraWorks 360 versions comes with features that were available with premium suite, InfraWorks plus last year, visit add-on advanced design tools to avail missing features like roadway design, profile optimization, intersections, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, May 15, 2014

Is This the Most Compelling New Feature in Civil 3D 2015? - save static captures of live map images, addition of geolocation tab, capture area, capture viewport commands allows user to create static, printable version of images, Kevin Breslin, IMAGINiT Civil Solutions Blog, May 14, 2014

Profile Editing Enhancements in Civil 3D 2015 - extend entity tool extends entity to end/beginning of profile, check ability to add entities before previously-drawn entities, free curve editing functionalities, tool to convert curve to pvi based curve, Kate Ming, Ideate, May 12, 2014

Civil 3D Version Comparison - compares 2013, 2014, 2015 versions based on availability of corridor tools, pipes, survey features, general tools in Civil 3D, Louisa Holland, Civil 3D Etcetera, May 12, 2014

What's New in Civil 3D 2015: Maintain Targets Even After Replacing Subassembly - new command line option allows subassembly insertion, replacement, opting replace option will offer choice to maintain targets in Civil 3D 2015, Gaurav Bagga, Ideate, May 5, 2014

What's New in Civil 3D 2015: Maintain Targets Even After Replacing Subassembly - new command line option allows subassembly insertion, replacement, opting replace option will offer choice to maintain targets in Civil 3D 2015, Gaurav Bagga, Ideate, May 5, 2014

Civil 3D 2015: Profile Locking - feature determines linkage between vertical profile entities, horizontal entities, design scenario for comparing profile behavior, lock profile to alignment in Civil 3D, Kate Ming, Ideate, Apr 25, 2014

Visual Studio .NET Settings for Civil 3D 2015 - Civil 3D 2014 .NET addin runs in 2015 compatibility mode, consider platform enhancements before creating new addin, install folder is absent in new version, state command line arguments before debugging project, Augusto Goncalves, Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog, Apr 25, 2014

Does Your InfraWorks Have 'the Works'? - identify version installed in machine: InfraWorks 360 or InfraWorks, Eric Chappell’s Blog, Apr 23, 2014

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 New Features: Overview - dark theme, point cloud performance, smoother point cloud objects navigation, enhanced vertical alignment design, align/profile locking features along with improved object label association, corridor section labeling, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 18, 2014

Accessing the Enhanced Geolocation Features in Civil 3D 2015 - open drawing file, view ribbon tabs at top of application window as workspace loads, launch CUI dialog box to load missing geolocation tab, visit customize workspace to set tab alongside original ribbon tabs, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, Apr 14, 2014

Civil 3D 2015 - Now with More Stagger - corridor point style helps in automated positioning of corridor labels ensuring all labels are readable, Talking Transportation, Apr 13, 2014

Aerial Images in Civil 3D 2015 - Bing Images Plot - go to geolocation tab to pick online map type, capture area to create new GEOMAPIMAGE object type, select image frame, adjust grip to update image, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Apr 7, 2014

Project Explorer for AutoCAD Civil 3D - user-configurable report generator offers integrated design validation, geometric filtering tools, dedicated profile, section viewers, employs template-driven report generator that qualifies it to work best with Civil 3D, Trevor Clayton, CADline, Apr 3, 2014

Hello AutoCAD Civil 2015, Pt 1 - new file tab dashboard, dark display color scheme, enhanced corridor modeling features, design criteria files, profile advancements, availability of corridor point code label, fresh Autodesk 360 ribbon, view ribbon look, Tony Carcamo, Tony's Civil 3D World, Mar 27, 2014

Using the AutoCAD Civil 3D Object Enabler for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Object Data - support of AutoCAD list, erase commands on civil objects, snap points on civil objects, grip editing of labels, support for display of certain types of civil objects in AutoCAD object properties palette, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Mar 2014

My Top 10 Civil 3D Pet Peeves - viewports are not locked, messing with data shortcut .xml files, application of non-annotative text, blocks, all OSNAP options are turned on, show lineweight option is turned on, extreme corridor assembly insertion frequency, Envision CAD, Mar 28, 2014

InfraWorks 360: Share Your Models on iPad and Browser - tips for optimizing model or scenario for application in mobile/web, scenarios in InfraWorks 360 viewer, hidden options to enhance scenario publishing, Markus Briglmeir, BIMagination, Mar 24, 2014

Hitting All the Keys on the Piano - practice using Civil 3D: create video of steps using Screencast, take help of discussion groups, get feedback through blog posts, local user group, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, Mar 3, 2014

InfraWorks 2014 R4 - avail new options for bridge design, drainage design, model builder, watershed analysis, check UI to access select buttons to build, manage, analyze infrastructure model in Civil 3D, Todd Rogers, Total CAD Systems' Blog, Feb 24, 2014

That's Not the Building I was Looking For - push RVT file to cloud or employ local copy of Navisworks to create view, set options in file readers to deal with file translations, James Wedding, BIMagination, Feb 20, 2014

Follow-up to Parcel Grading Webcast - Q&A on assigning elevations to parcels, editing wall height, pasting surface data from parcels to overall surface in Civil 3D, Michelle Rasmussen, ASCENT Blog, Feb 13, 2014

Infraworks Offerings Got You Confused? - choose Design Suites offerings or rental option depending upon collaboration needs, Land Development Engineering, Feb 7, 2014\

Introducing the Autodesk InfraWorks 360 New Modern, Immersive User Interface - employ intelligent tools to organize commands that promote completion of task or phase of work, deploy Scaleform that allows animation for visual feedback, vector-based iconography, Eric Fain, BIMagination, Feb 7, 2014

Speak Up - encourage co-workers, companies to share their Civil 3D improvement suggestions with software designers, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, Jan 31, 2014

Reporting Success - discusses LandXML structure, check XML style sheets for information included in report, employ text editor to modify reports in Civil 3D, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, Jan 3, 2014

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Hidden Command - Export to DGN - DGNEXPORT command has options to specify seed file, mapping setup, Gaurav Bagga, Ideate, Oct 2, 2013

Managing Your Civil Design Software Environment - understanding license, installation managements of Civil 3D, Infrastructure Design Suite, tips to maximize productivity of projects, Bryan Tanner, AUGI Library, Aug 16, 2013

BIM Coordinator for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 and Revit 2014 - launch export shared reference points, set origin point, specify DWG units, save XML file in Civil 3D, select import shared coordinates tool, origin point, apply location command in Revit, Autodesk Revit Structure, July 1, 2013

Autodesk InfraWorks: New File Type Support - .RVT file option directly imports, places Revit files into InfraWorks model, applies 'proposals and scenarios' option to create realistic visualizations, renderings while incorporating Revit models, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, June 28, 2013

New in 2014: Introduction to Autodesk InfraWorks 2014 - easy to use communication, visualization, collaboration tool with enhanced road styles, feature options, shared Autodesk material libraries, point cloud data compatibility, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, June 27, 2013

IMAGINiT Launches Health Check for Civil 3D Firms - experts interview team members, examine data sharing/project workflows, evaluate CAD standards to assess Civil 3D utilization while aiming to boost profitability of organization, Cadalyst, June 19, 2013

Mapping Magic in Civil 3D 2014 - log in to Autodesk 360, use GEOGRAPHICLOCATION command to determine location, invoke GEOMAP command to generate aerial, road or hybrid image, Eric Chappell's Blog, June 17, 2013

Don't Use NCS Layers and Standards: Who Cares - check platform system that is designed around set of standard keys, employ styles, standard keys with PDCA loops in Civil 3D, Tench Tilghman, cadpilot, June 3, 2013

Instant AutoCAD Civil 3D Upgrades - check AutoCAD layer compliance by loading/restoring layer state files, import new styles from new templates except tweaked styles, Tench Tilghman, cadpilot, May 24, 2013

The Proof is in the Pudding - intra-version compatibility function to improve data flow, data sharing, pressure pipe network, corridor targets enhancements to increase Civil 3D performance, Andrew Walther, AUGI Library, May 21, 2013

Take Five and Jump Ahead - check Jump Start, InstantOn Basic, Jump Kit, InstantOn Survey, Symbol Set, Blocks Only products to make Civil 3D more productive, Tench Tilghman, cadpilot, May 9, 2013

Important Changes to Drawing Templates in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 - enhanced features related to drawing, general, pressure network, section, new layers settings in Civil 3D 2014, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, Apr 24, 2013

AutoCAD & Civil 3D Bug List - too small zoom level when inserting point from survey database, list disappears when sorting parcel listing in prospector, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Apr 1, 2013

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 New Feature: Overview - ability to create, edit pressure network from objects in drawing, extract corridor solids, import, export survey queries, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Mar 29, 2013

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 New Feature: AutoCAD Features - file tabs to switch between drawings, support for geographic locations, trusted file search path option added, option to protect drawings from unauthorized execution of files, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Mar 27, 2013

Corridor API 2014: New Methods and Properties - available for corridor, baselines, baseline region, assembly, subassembly, Augusto Goncalves, Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog, Mar 27, 2013

What's New in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 API - update object version to 10.3 in COM API to be able to reference new libraries, Partha Sarkar, Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog, Mar 13, 2013

BIM and Civil 3D - Fact or Fiction - understanding infrastructure procurement process, applying BIM to individual project phase, Civil 3D data sharing aspects of BIM, Andrew Walther, AUGI Library, Mar 4, 2013

Productivity Tools for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 - borehole data, bridge modeler, Carogramma, civil view, rail track layout utilities in Civil 3D, Phil Zimmerman, IMAGINiT Civil Solutions Blog, Feb 26, 2013

Step Into the Present - Civil 3D has ability to add points along tangents, curves of polylines, add PI point, group similar points together in point groups, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, Feb 14, 2013

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013: The Real Deal - shorter load time, smoother section editor interface, new rail alignment feature type, optional build property, Tench Tilghman, AUGI Library, June 11, 2012

Civil 3D 2013 Hidden New Features - 4 properties label options for survey figure, properties filters added, Tony's Civil 3D World, May 23, 2012

Line and Curve - Curve Delta Symbol Label Issue - select delta over length, radius labels, edit delta label from label style composer in Civil 3D, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, May 15, 2012

Converting Land Desktop Points and Preserving their Layers - set 'disable description keys' setting in command settings to true, Seth Hall, Being Civil, May 10, 2012

Transition a Corridor Daylight Slope - Civil 3D tutorial, Matt Kolberg, civil4d.com, May 4, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Features: Check TIN for Max Angle - analyze, build surface intelligently by eliminating TIN lines exceeding desired maximum angle, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 24, 2012

21WOJP - Week 3 - Getting Help - developer's guide includes articles on surfaces, COGO points .NET API, reference guide for API documentation introduced, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Apr 23, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Feature: Label Between Two Points - ability to label bearing, distance by selecting 2 spots on screen; line exist as temporary line, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 13, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature: Labeling Survey Figures - ability to label survey figures to display information in other label types, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, Apr 18, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Feature: Introduction to the Pressure Pipes Catalog - ability to edit default catalog, add information of manufacturer, coating SDR, schedule, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Apr 16, 2012

21WOJP - Week 2 - Migrating Your .NET Code - API changes, .NET framework 4.0, namespace structure in Civil 3D 2013, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Apr 16, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Features: New Create Corridor Dialog - view, choose Alignment, all profiles, assemblies, target surface from same dialog, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 13, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D New Feature: Other Things About Subassemblies - ability to insert subassembly between 2 existing subassemblies, replace existing subassembly with new one, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, Apr 12, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Features: Surface as a Hide Boundary - ability to select surface, use it as boundary for other overlapping surface, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 9, 2012

21WOJP - Week 1 - Migrating Your COM Code - updating references in Civil 3D 2013, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Apr 9, 2012

Volumes in Civil 3D 2013 - In With the New and Out With the Old, Sort of - ReportSurfaceVolume command for calculating volume without creating volume surface, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Apr 6, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D New Feature: Naming Assembly Groups and Subassemblies Now Easier Than Ever - using option under 'CreateSubAssemblyTool' command, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, Apr 5, 2012

Civil 3D 2013 New Features, Pt 3 - subassembly composer, railway design tools, new layout tools, pressure part network, Tony's Civil 3D World, Apr 5, 2012

Install Tip - Want Everything? Civil 3D 2013 - toggle on option to install Design Review 2013, Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis, subassembly composer, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Apr 4, 2012

Civil 3D 2013 - What's Missing? - no option to import from or export to Google Earth, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Apr 4, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Features: Surfaces in Volume Dashboard - creating volume surface in dashboard by comparing 2 surfaces, performing surface analysis, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Apr 3, 2012

2013 'Hidden' Feature - Civil 3D 2013 deals with limitations of linetype generation for survey figures, visible difference in linetypes due to difference in elevation between start and end points, Matt Kolberg, civil4d.com, Apr 3, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D New Feature: Subassemblies, Now Have Auto-Side Detection - command setting enables AutoCAD Civil 3D to apply side parameter of subassembly to which new subassembly is attached, Tatiana Machado, Being Civil, Mar 30, 2012

Linq and Civil 3D 2013 - language integrated query to get information out of ObjectIds, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Mar 29, 2012

Civil 3D 2013 New Features, Pt 2 - survey toolspace, network properties, survey query, volume dashboard feature, Tony's Civil 3D World, Mar 30, 2012

2012 Civil 3D 2013 - Raising Awareness - survey query functionality, improved surface boundary definition, new rail alignment type, pressure networks feature, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Mar 28, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Feature: Pressure Pipes - 'compass' guides with available layout options, editing options in profile, ribbon, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Mar 28, 2012

Civil 3D 2013 - A Few of My Favorite Things - improved survey tools, alignment types, settings for rail lines design, volume dashboard extension included, ability to model pressure networks, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Mar 27, 2012

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 New Features: Overview of Changes (What's New and Improved) - linework generation for Civil 3D objects, improved performance, drive along tool, subassembly composer additions, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Mar 27, 2012

Stuck in Neutral - AutoCAD Civil 3D can not be considered BIM product as it neglects tools for pipe networks, handicap ramps, driveways, Christopher Fugitt, AUGI Library, Feb 20, 2012

Autodesk Labs - Interactive Terrain Shaping for Civil 3D - ribbon tab includes tools for parking lots, berms, swales, ponds, spillways, John Evans, civil4d.com, Feb 3, 2012

A Point Out of The Cloud - Point Cloud Feature Extraction for Civil 3D helps extract plane boundary as polyline, export point cloud objects to PCG files, Kenneth Driscol, Applied Software, Jan 25, 2012

Volumes Dashboard Extension for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 - tools to aggregate results of multiple volume calculations, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 12, 2012

Increase Your Chances for Training Success - arranging time to implement new technologies to old users, change is constant, emphasizing Civil 3D workflow, Juan Soto, AUGI Library, Jan 3, 2012

Project Silverstar - Profile Optimization - impressive results of cloud-optimized profile in Civil 3D, Eric Chappell's Blog, Dec 14, 2011

Explore Multiple Design Alternatives - Civil 3D helps visualize ecosystem of project, offers terrain shaping tools to support large-surface models, automatic updates to surfaces, references as source data changes, Kenneth Driscol, Applied Software, Dec 19, 2011

New Volumes Dashboard for Civil 3D 2012 - helps in constructing multiple bounded volumes, enhanced panorama analysis tools to make meaningful adjustments while designing, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Oct 31, 2011

This Drawing was Created with a Newer Version of Civil 3D, What? - Civil 3D classifies unrecognized objects as orphaned, surface/alignment must remain intact to prevent corruption, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Oct 13, 2011

Defining Storage Curve Data in SSA - use depth, not elevation, while defining storage curve data, Matt Haokip, Being Civil, Sep 29, 2011

Speed Up Civil 3D with a 64-bit Operating System, Pt 3: Selling to the Boss - compare benefits with costs involved, Curt Moreno, CADspeed, Sep 8, 2011

Speed Up Civil 3D with a 64-Bit Operating System, Pt 1: The Benefits - 64-bit OS provide up to 128GB RAM, manage it efficiently in memory allocation, computational processing, Curt Moreno, CADspeed, Sep 1, 2011

Autodesk Strengthens BIM Portfolio for Civil Engineering and Utility Industries - Autodesk's BIM for infrastructure products: Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012, AutoCAD Utility Design 2012, Rita Stange, Revit Community, Aug 15, 2011

Autodesk's New BIM for Infrastructure Portfolio Additions - Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 for conceptual design; AutoCAD Utility Design 2012 for electrical utility distribution, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Aug 22, 2011

Autodesk Expands Scope of BIM for Infrastructure Solutions - Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012, AutoCAD Utility Design 2012 offer conceptual design, electrical distribution network design management, Cadalyst, Aug 11, 2011

Introduction to Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis (SSA) - advanced modeling package for analyzing, designing urban drainage systems, stormwater, sanitary sewers, Matt Haokip, Being Civil, Aug 11, 2011

Survey Settings Template - open project, save desired settings, set them as default in Civil 3D, John Evans, Civil4d.com, Aug 4, 2011

Optimize AutoCAD Civil 3D Performance: Hardware, Operating System and Workflow Upgrades - use code set styles, avoid option to grid clip profile views, use single-label components, Karen Weiss, CADspeed, July 21, 2011

SAC: LaneOutsideSuperWithShoulder - subassembly composer in Civil 3D to provide backing for paving, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, July 20, 2011

Updating CivilB - Autodesk executive clarifies inaccuracies, misperceptions about Civil 3D, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 19, 2011

Introducing Surfaces - types of surfaces in Civil 3D: TIN vs. grid surfaces, terrain vs. volume surfaces, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, July 6, 2011

Subassembly Composer - Point and Link Codes - locating appropriate codes, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, July 11, 2011

Civil 3D - Subassembly Composer Goes Live on Subscription - stand-alone app to develop cross sectional shapes; composer layout interface, workflow, warnings, awareness, John Evans, Design and Motion, July 6, 2011

Subassembly Composer is a Reality - available in 2 flavors, informative online help file, curves can be used, daylight rounding links, Matt Kolberg, Civil4d.com, July 5, 2011

Porting Surface Code from COM to .NET - Civil 3D 2012 feature, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, June 17, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature: Cross Section View Editor Improvements - ability to edit viewport configuration option, customizable station tracker, Seth Hall, Being Civil, June 13, 2011

Order of Install for Updates - installing Civil 3D with newest updates, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, May 31, 2011

Civil 3D Landing Page - portal for training materials, videos, product information, documentation, recent downloads, technical solutions, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, May 19, 2011

What's Wrong with My Alignment Entities? (Pt 1) - AlignmentEntityCollection class provides access to entities in Civil 3D alignment, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, May 13, 2011

What's Wrong with My Alignment Entities? (Pt 2) - implementing command CDS_DISPLAYALIGNMENTENTITIES to select alignment, display contained entities in Civil 3D, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, May 17, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature - Corridors on Multiple Baselines Now Show in Section Views - Jason Hickey, Being Civil, May 13, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature: Surface Level of Detail - ability to edit surfaces in level of detail display mode, Seth Hall, Being Civil, May 10, 2011

Workspace Changes in Civil 3D 2012 - location of workspace icon changes, 4 streamlined workspaces, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, May 9, 2011

You are Wasting Your Money on AutoCAD Civil 3D - running Civil 3D successfully needs timely computer upgrades, training, support, Christian Barrett, Civil3dguide's Blog, Apr 25, 2011

Developing Applications for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 - writing C++ code, managed/.NET code, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Apr 13, 2011

Product Management Interview with Nick Zeeben - roles, responsibilities as product manager for Civil 3D, life cycle of feature in Civil 3D, customer involvement, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Apr 25, 2011

A Civil Lobotomy for Points - Civil 3D point feature, basic framework for civil point lobotomy, Tench Tilghman, CAD Pilot, Apr 21, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature - Rotating Labels - hovering over label grip shows option to rotate label, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Apr 20, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Feature: Command Line AutoComplete - list of suggested commands appears after default time of 0.3 sec, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Apr 18, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Preview: Superelevation Enhancements  - button on ribbon for direct access to tabular editor, axis of rotation options, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Apr 14, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Preview: Videos on Fly-Outs of Civil Commands - option to tell video is loading, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Apr 14, 2011

New for Water in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012: SSA Integration - ability to edit in Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2012, exports selected pipe network, Matt Anderson, BIM on the Rocks, Apr 7, 2011

Cannot Save Part in Partbuilder - File is Read Only - workaround is changing UAC settings for Windows 7 x64 version, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Apr 8, 2011

What's New with the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 API - surfaces .NET API, support for new alignment entities, improved QTO API, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Apr 5, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Preview: LaneSuperelevationAOR Subassembly - options to choose superelevation, set slope direction, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Apr 6, 2011

New for Water in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012: Catchments - full Civil 3D object, catchment command calculates time of concentration value, Matt Anderson, BIM on the Rocks, Apr 1, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Preview: Reset Settings to Default - Seth Hall, Being Civil, Apr 5, 2011

Civil 3D Guide to Sustainable Designing - Civil 3D offers 'feature data objects' data access technology, site grading feature for creating sustainable designs, AUGI, Mar 2011

Civil 3D 2012 New Features, Pt 3: Screen Shots - Vault Collaboration, integration with sheet set manager, alignment geometry improvement, Autodesk Civil View Exporter, Tony's Civil 3D World, Mar 22, 2011

Civil 3D 2012 New Feature Highlights, Pt 1 - labeling improvements, import style, settings, alignment geometry improvement, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 23, 2011

Civil 3D 2012 New Feature Highlights Pt 2 - surface improvements, ability to export Civil 3D objects directly to 3ds Max, functions with Vault Collaboration, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 23, 2011

2012 Teaser #1: Corridor Sampling - ability to sample any corridor in any section view in Civil 3D 2012, Matt Kolberg, Civil3d.com, Mar 22, 2011

2012 Teaser #3: Surfaces and the Object Viewer - 'level of detail' option for viewing large surface in object viewer in Civil 3D 2012, Matt Kolberg, Civil3d.com, Mar 24, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Preview: Styles Management - ability to copy all styles, settings, replace single style, find style in use, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Mar 24, 2011

Civil 3D 2012 - new label rotation options, import, purge styles, geometry editing, LandXML improvements, improved Station Tracker, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Mar 22, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 - Import Styles and Settings - ability to purge unused styles, Gaurav Bagga, Ideate, Mar 23, 2011

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 New Features - Alignment Enhancements - enhanced LandXML import of alignment geometry, horizontal geometry band enhancements to profile views, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Mar 22, 2011

Introducing COLIBRA (Civil Objects Library) - project to create utilities to simplify Civil 3D API development, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Mar 2, 2011

TinyRunner. Implementing a Civil 3D Extension - implementing TinyRunnerApp in TinyRunnerApp.cs, declaring extension commands, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Mar 2, 2011

Interfaces and Dependencies - understanding AutoCAD Civil 3D API, Isaac Rodriguez, Civilized Development, Mar 20, 2011

Time To Build New Computer? - components providing best performance for Civil 3D, Land Surveying solid processor might not work with large Corridors, Justin Ziemba, Being Civil, Feb 9, 2011

Compatibility 101, Pt 1 - files not backward compatible, export objects to XML file, Matt Kolberg, civil3d.com, Feb 1, 2011

Labs - Civil 3D Point Cloud Feature Extraction Tech Preview - automatic categorization of various features, hide/isolate features once categorized, John Evans, Design and Motion, Feb 1, 2011

The Great Storage Debate - Average End vs. Conic - pond volume in Civil3D depend upon method, average end area method may be most common but not accurate if both width, length vary along depth, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Dec 23, 2010

Data Shortcut Projects - Prescription for Descriptions - solid option for data sharing in Civil 3D 2011, project numbering, shortcutfolders.xml file, Kevin Spear, Land Development Engineering, Oct 24, 2010

Update 1, ViewCube, and Other Graphics Issues - typing 3DCONFIG in Civil 3D, selecting manual tune to toggle hardware acceleration, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Oct 6, 2010

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Update 1 Readme - installation, subscription benefits, Windows command line switches, resolved issues, Autodesk, Sep 2010

SAP's for 2011 - SAP functionality for AutoCAD in Civil 3D, DWG conversion tool, IGES import/export, AutoCAD WS plug-in, Kevin Spear, Land Development Engineering, Sep 28, 2010

Launch Autodesk Storm and Sanitary from with Civil 3D - installing AutoCAD Civil 3d 2011, Map 3d 2011, meeting installation requirements of SSA, Matthew Anderson, civil3d.com, Aug 4, 2010

Styles, Settings, and Templates - Oh My - IMC3D Settings Manager 2010, styles/settings exported to external compressed settings file, CAD managers, Joshua Modglin, civil3d.com, July 19, 2010

Triangle Lines Always the Same Color - typing VISUALSTYLES, selecting Realistic style, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, July 9, 2010

Fixed, Floating and Free Elements in Civil 3D - dependency on any other element, on previous/subsequent element, on previous and subsequent element, Scott McEachron, Paving the Way, June 24, 2010

If You Missed the Webcasts for SSA and Civil Visualization - stormwater modeling, civil designs with BIM, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jun 17, 2010

Units and Civil 3D - not controlled by UNITS command, drawing corruption, units, zone tab of drawing settings dialog, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Jun 17, 2010

Customizing Civil 3D - complicated, some Civil 3D functionality only available in ActiveX API/some functionality only available in .NET API., Sincpac-C3D free edition source code works in all versions of Civil 3D, Richard Sincovec, civil3d.com, Jun 12, 2010

You Want How Much RAM? - Civil 3D 2011, 64-bit system, 16 to 18 Exabytes, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jun 8, 2010

How SITEOPS Software Fits Into Your Civil 3D Workflow - delivers detailed budgets, 2D/3D images, design files, David Settlemyer, civil3d.com, Jun 7, 2010

Survey Database Coordinates and Trimble Geomatics Office - survey database coordinates not matching data collector coordinates, common mistake, FBK file, computing sea level correction, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Jun 7, 2010

Excel Reports from Storm and Sanitary Analysis - exporting model elements/information to Excel, each element getting own worksheet, subbasin output, SSA available for North American Civil 3D/Map 3D subscription customers, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, May 28, 2010

Contributing Subbasins and Links in Storm and Sanitary Analysis - highlighting all contributing subbasins/links, available for North American Civil 3D subscription customers, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, May 27, 2010

A Brief Introduction to 32-bit vs. 64-bit Computing - accessing RAM above 4 GB, Civil 3D 2011 made for 64-bit, Scott McEachron, 121pcs.net, May 21, 2010

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 - Borehole Importer - automating process, reading AGS file in RAW format, GEF files from Benelux region, supporting CSV files, Jack Strongitharm, From the Ground Up, May 24, 2010

Default Survey Database Settings - setting units, saving settings to create future survey database, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, May 22, 2010

Explaining Superelevation to Your Grandma  - new features about superelevation for Civil 3D 2011, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, May 12, 2010

2011 Preview: Zoom to Point & List Available Point Numbers - Subscription Advantage Pack installed, two simple commands on Civil 3D 2011 ribbon, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Apr 17, 2010

Get a Head Start on Your Civil 3D Template - Civil 3D template, NCS based templates, diverse styles, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Apr 8, 2010

C3D 2011 - Drawing Associated to Projects - ability to associate drawing with specific project to make data shortcuts work properly, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Mar 27, 2010

C3D 2011 - Superelevation Tools - ability to create superelevation diagram in drawing, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Mar 25, 2010

Civil 3D and Google Earth Image Placement - understanding concept of georeferencing, rubbersheeting, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Mar 29, 2010

C3D 2011 - Superelevation Tools - ability to create superelevation diagram in drawing, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Mar 25, 2010

Autodesk Acquires Dynamite VSP - videos of Dynamite VSP in use, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 5, 2010

Rebuilding All or All Out of Date Corridors in Autodesk Civil 3D 2010 - using RebuildOODCorridorsMacro, Stefan Didak, Nov 12, 2009

Generic SubAssemblies: The Unsung Heroes Part 1 - learning about LinkMulti, LinkOffsetAndElevation, LinkOffsetAndSlope, LinkOffsetOnSurface, LinkSlopeAndVerticalDeflection subassemblies in Civil 3D, Kevin Clark, Civil 3D.com, Oct 6, 2009

Setting Up License Manager in 7 Easy Steps - Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Sep 29, 2009

A Civilized Discussion - Adam Strafaci, Dana Probert of Autodesk talk about Civil 3D development, model-based design, BIM in civil engineering, Stuart Wilkes, AEC Magazine, May 2009

Deployment for 2010 Version - Where are My Tool Palettes? - for quick deployment of Civil 3D, copy all content of DVDs on hard drive, then run installation, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, May 27, 2009

The Art of Implementing AutoCAD Civil 3D - evaluating culture, processes, technology, setting goals, defining strategy, following up, following through, Scott McEachron, Autodesk University 2008

The Convenient Truth of Using AutoCAD Civil 3D for Sustainable Design - sustainable design for civil engineers: its meaning, importance, workflow, Dominick Gallegos, Autodesk University 2008

Preparing to Make the Leap to AutoCAD Civil 3D - creating Civil 3D deployment roadmap, increasing users adoption of Civil 3D, following systematic approach to establishing best practices for project processes, Brad Heil, Autodesk University 2008

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Systematic Approach to Designing, Implementing, and Maintaining Subassemblies - selecting, developing initial subassemblies for Civil 3D implementation, outlining process for adding subassemblies, Rick Larson, Autodesk University 2008

Drowning in H&H? Hydrology and Hydraulics for Beginners - review of key terminology related to hydrology, hydraulics, current H&H practices, how they fit into workflow of civil engineering projects, Tanya West, Autodesk University 2008

Shortcut Your Way to Data Management in AutoCAD Civil 3D - workflow methodology, folder/directory structure: best methods, adding shortcuts, creating references, ease of moving files/data shortcuts, Joshua Modglin, Autodesk University 2008

Vaulting the Civil 3D Data Chasm - using 'Vault-Lite' approach to make smooth transition from Land Desktop 2005 to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008, Mark Evinger, Autodesk University 2008

Got Everything You Wanted in 2010? - Maybe We Can Give You a Little More - GENIO, HEC RAS, Stage Storage extensions for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010, Jack Strongitharm, From the Ground Up, May 8, 2009

The QAT - Your Friend for Often Used Commands - customizing quick access toolbar in Civil 3D 2010, Brian Kling, Being Civil, May 1, 2009

Civil 3D - 2010 Publish DWF - ability to publish to DWF, useful, easy to read publish options information, John Evans, From Civil to Inventor, Apr 30, 2009

Civil 3D 2010: More Flexible Labeling - ability to add more vertices to label leaders, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Apr 29, 2009

Terrain Modeling & Delaunay Triangulation  - more points result in better triangulation in Civil 3D, Scott McEachron, Paving the Way, Apr 3, 2009

Figure Command Examples - importing ASCII file in Civil 3D 2010, Scott McEachron, Paving the Way, Apr 2, 2009

The Ribbon's Length - Civil 3D 2010 ribbon changes depending upon resolution, Angel Espinoza, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, Mar 31, 2009

What's the Best Video Card for Civil 3D? - comparison between video card architectures like nVidia Quadro FX, ATI FireGL, OpenGL, their application, more, Jason Hickey, Being Civil, Feb 9, 2009

Label Style Settings - various functions in Civil 3D like text style, visibility, layer, orientation reference, forced insertion, more, Scott McEachron, Paving The Way, Dec 21, 2008

Pipe Networks: Before Tackling the Unknown - drawing pipes in Civil 3D, registering unknown applications, uphill design, flow line labels, building network, more, Scott McEachron, Paving The Way, Dec 19, 2008

Civil 3D 2009 Section Labels Pt 2 - using labeling feature 'Code Set Style' to assign labels to specific links, points, shapes, Doug Benoit, IMAGINiT Technologies, Dec 12, 2008

Criteria/Rule Based Design in C3D 2009 - reasons to upgrade to latest version include criteria/rule based design, design checks, slick interface, more, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, Dec 12, 2008

NCS and AIA CAD Layer Guidelines - implement National CAD Standards simply by starting Civil 3D with any of 3 included templates, Scott McEachron, Paving The Way, Nov 25, 2008

How to Draw 3D Hexagonal Bolt & Nut - using CHAMFER, PEDIT, EXTRUDE, FILLET, SUBTRACT, REVOLVE commands in AutoCAD, Burak Ozdemir, Daily AutoCAD, Nov 26, 2008

Generic Links - used in Civil 3D to model in areas where grading objects are of no value, Scott McEachron, Paving The Way, Nov 24, 2008

Breaklines - Civil 3D feature creates triangles using various entities for terrain modeling, Scott McEachron, Civil 3D - Paving the way, Nov 22, 2008

Using MindManager to Track and Document Civil 3D Styles - allows to tag, style, analyze maps, enter notes, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Nov 13, 2008

BIM for Civil Engineers? - Civil 3D as BIM application, simple way to keep information digital, consistent, coordinated throughout various phases of project, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to (Civil) 3D, Oct 12, 2008

The Civil Side: Issues and Answers - AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 side-by-side compatibility warning, invalid DWG filename, object name, data shortcut folder characters, Melanie Santer, AUGI, Sep 24, 2008  requires free registration

The Art of Implementation - implement Civil 3D by setting goals for getting quick, result oriented results, Scott McEachron, Civil 3D - Paving the way, Sep 18, 2008

The Civil Side: Data Shortcuts or Vault? - discussing advantages of sharing data using Vault or data shortcuts in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009, Melanie Santer, AUGI, Apr 2008

FATAL ERROR: Unhandled e0434f4dh Exception - step by step Microsoft Windows fix for handling error in Civil 3D, L Sims, CommTech CAD Cafe, May 12, 2008

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 - multiview blocks have 3D content for better visualization in 3D models, Jack Strongitharm, From the Ground Up, Apr 4, 2008

My AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 Top Five - ability to label objects through XRefs, data shortcuts in prospector, memory managed surfaces, more, Angel Espinoza, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, Apr 2, 2008

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 Questions and Answers - official document on technology, installation & licensing, compatibility, interoperability, support, more, Autodesk, Mar 2008 pdf

The Civil Side: A Few of My Favorite Things - Civil 3D 2009 has ability to label parcel segments, to work with large surface data, stacked profile tools, more, Melanie Santer, AUGI, Mar 2008 (may require free registration)

Civil 3D Implementation Guidelines - key factors like workflow, support from higher management, and developing naming convention are important, Melanie Santer, AUGI, Dec 2007 (may require free registration)

Manage Surfaces, Part 1 - handling large surfaces in Civil 3D 2008, Mike Choquette, Cadalyst, Nov 1, 2007

Dynamic Modeling in Action - dynamic Civil 3D modeling helpful to students and teachers creating innovative designs, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, Nov 1, 2007

Start As You Mean to Go On - checklist for beginners when handling Civil 3D project, Jack Strongitharm, From the Ground Up, Sep 26, 2007

Changing Widths on Sample Lines - using 'from corridor stations' function in Civil 3D, Ove Cervin, From the Ground Up, Sep 21, 2007

Software - companies offer tools for civil engineers: Adobe Acrobat 3D V8, AutoCAD Civil 3D, ASE Civil, Carlson SurvCE 2.0, Bentley Electric XM and Bentley Expert Designer XM, more, CE News, Aug 30, 2007

LandXML Version - importing LandXML file from Civil 3D 2008 into DWG version 2007, Ove Cervin, From the Ground Up, Sep 12, 2007

BIM and Civil Engineering - Revit and AutoCAD Civil 3D working together in BIM workflow, Rick Rundell of AIA, Cadalyst, Sep 1, 2007

Various Import/Export Options - product-level and object level data imports/export in Civil 3D, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, Sep 4, 2007

Alignments - Part I - learning about Civil 3D alignments, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, June 4, 2007

3GB Switch and AutoCAD Civil 3D - enabling the 3GB switch on Windows XP and Vista, Autodesk, June 5, 2007

The Truth About Deploying Civil 3D - factors to be considered when implementing Civil 3D, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, June 6, 2007

What's Bugging You About 2008? - list of bugs in Civil 3D 2008, James Wedding, Civil 3d.com, June 1, 2007

Adjusting a Survey Traverse in Civil 3D - Jason Hickey, Civil 3d.com, May 31, 2007

LandXML Drawing Support - exploring LandXML import/export functionality in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008, Autodesk, May 2007, pdf

The Civil Side: LDD and Civil 3D Face Off - defining Civil 3D and differentiating it from Autodesk Land Desktop, Melanie Santer, AUGI, May 2007 (may require free registration)

Kaprun, Kitzsteinhorn, and Corridor Sections.... - sectioning the corridor through an Xref in Civil 3D 2008, Daniel Philbrick, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, May 14, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 is AVAILABLE Now! - easy import from Google earth into Civil 3D directly and ability to produce plan sheets, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, May 10, 2007

Separate Annotation Scales Per Viewport - setting the annotation and viewport scales in Civil 3D 2008, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, May 8, 2007

How to Get Started with Civil 3D - keep a check on community sites for learning material, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, May 8, 2007

Command for Tracking Cursor Position (Where Did it Go!) - three undocumented commands in Civil 3D 2008: HideDrawingTips, ShowDrawingTips, and ShowDrawingTipsFull, Daniel Philbrick, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, May 5, 2007

I'm a Happy Mapper in 2008 - Civil 3D 2008 automatically finds the projection file and assigns input coordinate systems, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, May 3, 2007

Reasons for Using Civil 3D - differentiating Civil 3D from AutoCAD, Sanjay Asnani, 2D to Civil 3D, April 23, 2007

Control+Click: Get Used to it - hold down Contorl key and then click to select labels in Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, May 1, 2007

Color Me Impressed - DEM files work fine in Civil 3D 2008, James Wedding, Civil 3d.com, May 1, 2007

Quick Drawing Change: Annotation Scale Button - toggling between scales using annotation scale tool in Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, May 1, 2007

Make Sure You WANT Your Commands to Change - drawing settings can be changes in all 3 default templates in Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, May 1, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 and Vault - Xref dialog for directly browsing to the Vault for Xref, ability to turn off DWF publish option and ability to share alignments and profiles independently, more, Daniel Philbrick, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, April 27, 2007

Open the Floodgates - some points to be aware of before transitioning to Civil 3D 2008, James Wedding, Civil 3d.com, April 26, 2007

Working with MicroStation - Civil 3D 2008 can save a V8 DGN file, Jason Hickey, Civil 3d.com, April 25, 2007

Saved Views in Panorama - customizing views of columns in panorama in Civil 3D 2008, James Wedding, Civil 3d.com, April 18, 2007

New for 2008: Showing Structure Connected Pipes as Ellipses- Automatically- In Profile - Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 19, 2007

Mtext Discoveries in 2008 - option of full justification and annotative scaling features in Civil 3D 2008, Jason Hickey, civil3d.com, April 17, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 Inquiry Commands: A Small Change That Made Me Happy - inquiry commands work fine with parcel segments, alignment segments and feature lines, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 15, 2007

Using Civil 3D Surfaces in Other Programs - exporting surfaces to a DEM file in Civil 3D 2008, Jason Hickey, Civil 3d.com, April 16, 2007

Operating Siteless - new siteless collection of alignments in Civil 3D 2008 do not interact with other objects, Jeff Mishler, Civil 3d.com, April 14, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 and File Formats - Civil 3D 2008 objects do not work in previous releases, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 13, 2007

How do I Get Civil 3D to Import a SID File? - install the Raster Design Object Enabler to import MrSID into Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 13, 2007

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 is Here! - configuring styles, creating view frames and sheets to use new plan production feature, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, April 16, 2007

Top 5 Civil 3D Implementation Obstacles - lack of support, cheap implementation efforts, underestimating the efforts involved, wrong implementation partner, Mark Scacco, Civil 3d.com, April 12, 2007

New for 2008: Text Override and Reference Text in Pipe Network Labels - increased label functionality helps override label text and add reference text, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 11, 2007

Two Reference Text 'Gotchas' in 2008 - bug in expression and reference text and while setting the reference surface in Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 11, 2007

New Feature Line Edits in 2008 - ability to break and trim feature lines plus option of flattening to elevations or grades in Civil 3D, Jason Hickey, civil3d.com, April 9, 2007

The Part Builder Enigma- Help for 2008 - around 100 pages of illustrations on Part Builder are included in Civil 3D 2008 User's Guide, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 7, 2007

Enhancements to the Figure Prefix Library in Civil 3D 2008 - addition of pulldowns to pick suitable layers and styles while changing settings, Jason Hickey, civil3d.com, April 5, 2007

New for 2008: Move Blocks to Surface and More - moving tree blocks to their Z attribute in Civil 3D 2008, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, April 4, 2007

Grading in C3D 2008 - grading feature, ability to edit 3D geometry, to calculate feature line statistics, more, Wendy Lim, Avid User of Civil 3D, March 17, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 Users Guide and Help - detailed information, workflow suggestions, and practical examples, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, March 16, 2007

Dynamic Pipe Network Tables in Civil 3D 2008 - pipe network tables can be easily created and customized, Dana Breig Probert, Civil 3d.com, March 13, 2007

Simple Sampling Sends Scribbler Soaring - adding a pipe network to an existing section view using enhanced section functionality in Civil 3D 2008, Jason Hickey, civil 3d.com, March 9, 2007

Stylin' and Profilin' - ability to generate a split profile view automatically, ability to change the name of creator of a style, small previews update, more in Civil 3D 2008, James Wedding, civil 3d.com, March 8, 2007

Volume Labels on a Section View? - compute the volumes before creating the section view in Civil 3D 2008, Jason Hickey, civil 3d.com, March 7, 2007

Corridors Eh! - ability to split an existing region in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008, Nick Zeeben, Wicked Cool Stuff, February 15, 2007

Plans Production is Here! - link to video showing new Plans Production tools in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008, Anthony Governanti, Wicked Cool Stuff, February 16, 2007

I Love 2008 Labels - labels are easy to manage with their respective objects in Civil 3D 2008, Matt Kolberg, Civil 3d.com, February 20, 2007

Civil 3D 2008 will Give You the Earth - Civil 3D 2008 will be able to import an image and surface from Google Earth, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, February 16, 2007

Extract Objects from Surface in Civil 3D 2008 - extract contours, triangles, borders, etc. while keeping your surface intact, Dana Breig Probert, civil 3d.com, February 15, 2007

New Corridor Goodies in Civil 3D 2008 - ability to jig with the boundaries, better region control, automatically assignment of render materials to corridors, more, Dana Breig Probert, civil 3d.com, February 14, 2007

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 - important features include: automatic generation of plan/profile sheets, improved corridor modeling, best fit lines and curves, Scott McEachron, Civil 3D - Paving the Way, February 13, 2007

New Point Functionality in Civil 3D 2008 - Jason Hickey, civil 3d.com, February 13, 2007

Survey Commands Revealed! - 257 Survey Fieldbook Commands are available in Civil 3D, Jason Hickey, civil 3d.com, February 1, 2007

Project Management in Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 - Autodesk, October 2006, 94 page pdf

AU Class CV25-2: Links Mentioned in Class - important links to posts regarding CV25-2 stormwater management, Dana Breig Probertt, civil 3d.com, November 29, 2006

Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 - Project Management Workflow Using Autodesk Vault - implementing Autodesk Vault and integrating it with Civil 3D for better collaboration, Autodesk, November 2006, pdf

Autodesk Civil 3D CAD Manager's Guide - understanding issues related to Civil 3D deployment, training, support resources and more, Autodesk, November 2006, pdf

Cul-De-Sac Design - SP3 Improvement - The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, November 7, 2006

Service Pack 3 - Performance Improvements - improved functions are Vault/Data Reference, adding contours to a surface, contour labeling performance, and corridor rebuild time, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, October 28, 2006

Need Help with Civil 3D? - "Digging Into Civil 3D 2007" book by Rick Ellis and Retrieve's vBooks are good sources of training materials on Civil 3D, Pete Kelsey, The Dirt, October 16, 2006

Czech Drafting Styles...Why do I Care? - knowing more about Civil 3D styles, Dave Simeone, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, October 13, 2006

Vault or Shortcuts - You Pick... - updates to reference capabilities in Civil 3D 2007 may allow users to take advantages of Vault, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, September 29, 2006

Civil 3D Project - the "Game Changer" - understanding the concepts of project capabilities in Civil 3D, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, September 14, 2006

Civil 3D Project - Why Vault? - reasons to choose Autodesk Vault for use in Civil 3D, The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show, September 20, 2006

Using Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 for Large Subdivision Design - understanding Civil 3D functionalities like Autodesk Vault project management, survey, points and more for applying to various project phases, Andrew Walther, KTek Solutions LLC, Autodesk, July 2006, pdf

2007 Contains 87 NEW System Variables - description of new system variables in Civil 3D 2007, Angel Espinoza, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, June 21, 2006

2007 New, Changed, and Obsolete Commands - description of new, changed and removed commands in Autodesk Civil 3D 2007, Angel Espinoza, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, June 21, 2006

New Drawing Templates for Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 - new templates: basic, extended, and classic, Autodesk, April 26, 2006

Feature Enhancements - comparing Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 feature enhancements with older versions, Autodesk, April 2006, pdf

Autodesk to Discontinue 2005 Civil Tools - reason given was license agreement for Bentley DGN V8 support ends May 14, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst AEC, April 19, 2006

Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 System Requirements - recommended configuration for effective use of Civil 3D 2007, Autodesk, March 2006

Return on Investment - deploying Autodesk Civil 3D 2006 in your organization for a 10-person team can bring ROI in 5.2 months, Autodesk, February 22, 2006, pdf

Autodesk Service Packs - provides a list of service packs you need and where you can find them online, Philip Zimmerman, SageCAD Newsletter, January 2005 (pdf)

Civil Design Goes 3D by Autodesk - Autodesk's new Civil 3D software, due to ship this fall, will be the company's biggest product launch since the debut of Inventor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, September 8, 2004

Autodesk Aims for More China Licensees - Autodesk released a Chinese-language version of its new Civil 3D 2005 application earlier this year, John Foley, Information Week, September 6, 2004

More on Autodesk University - includes a report on a session devoted to Autodesk's Civil 3D software, a civil engineering tool that creates intelligent relationships between objects so that design changes update dynamically, Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, December 11, 2003

 
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