Civil Table Export Application
After a recent conversation with a longtime friend and Autodesk University Instructor, David Garrigues, I decided to post his interesting insight and content from one of his previous Autodesk University classes, on FG Corridor Surfaces. The illustration below displays how pasting EG and FG to together to create a composite surface does not produce the expected or desired result. These results are evident only upon creation of an entirely enclosed corridor, like in a Subdivision Layout, Pond, enclosed Berm or a moat.
Separate EG and FG surfaces
Desired Composite Paste
In the new release of Civil 3D 2017, we gained a few more Pressure Pipe catalogs and a few more parts. Using the SetPressureNetworkCatalog command we can see the complete list
Since the release of Civil 3D Feature Lines, their interaction has plagued us. We discussed this very issue in a previous 2014 blog article, Grading Gone Wrong.
Autodesk took the hint and added in the use of Feature Line styles to control the Split point resolution within the Sites > Feature Lines > Properties…
I was recently teaching a custom Civil 3D grading class where the client wanted to label a Feature Line’s elevation, at will, along the length of the line, without adding extra points.
There is NO out of the box label, but after poking around, I came up with a possible workflow:
- Used a Note type label
(found in the TOOLSPACE Settings tab > General > Labels Styles > Note )
One of the most common and frustrating issues our support team deals with is trying to get everyone in an organization on the same level "Revit" playing field. If you utilize the worksharing features of Revit, Revit Architecture, or Revit MEP, then you're probably familiar with this issue.
Everyone in the worksharing group has to use the same version or build number of Revit, or face the consequences of data corruption and design errors. One of the most common support inquiries we get for Revit is, “My update won’t apply because of the following error message...”
Tagged with Autodesk Revit, Tech Support, AEC, Infrastructure, Technology, Revit, Autodesk 2016, Manufacturing, Software, Revit Structure, Revit Architecture, Software Installation, Software Download, Software Deployment, Revit LT, Build Numbers, Software Alignment, Revit MEP, OEM Customer Download, Software Upgrades, CAD Manager, Revit R2, UR3, Software Support, Software Versions, Revit Build Numbers
One of my favorite Autodesk presenters, Angel Espinoza, shared some insight into improving the quality of Aerial Images from models built using the Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Model Builder. I found this information so helpful, I thought I would share the 4 Steps to Improving Aerial Image Quality in InfraWorks 360.
Tagged with Model Builder, Tech Support, Infrastructure, Autodesk Infraworks, Infraworks 360, Infraworks, Autodesk, image quality, Bing Maps, image resolution, Aerial Images, Satellite Imagery, Bing Imager, Data Source, Raster
When multiple alignments are present at an intersection, Civil 3D will recognize ALL of the alignments and create funky corridors.
It is not a typical scenario to have multiple alignments stacked up in the same location. However, there are some reasons for overlaps, such as:
What do you need to know about Autodesk Perpetual License Changes?
Mark Your Calendar... January 31st is the Last Day for Purchasing Autodesk Perpetual Licenses!
What does this mean?
Tagged with Tech Support, AEC, Infrastructure, Technology, Manufacturing, Software, News & Events, Autodesk, Autodesk Software, Network Licensing, Autodesk Maintenance Subscription, Autodesk Perpetual License
During a recent AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Class, we came across an issue when trying to customize the appearance of point labels within the Description Keys Configuration.
The Description Key ignores any value assigned to the "Label Fixed Rotation" field.
Tagged with Technical Support, Civil Engineering, Tech Support, Infrastructure, Technology, Civil 3D, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Software, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk, Description Key, Label Fixed Rotation, Description Key Configurators, Marker Fixed Rotation
Tell The Reader More
The headline and subheader tells us what you're offering, and the form header closes the deal. Over here you can explain why your offer is so great it's worth filling out a form for.
- Bullets are great
- For spelling out benefits and
- Turning visitors into leads.