Civil 3D: Grading Issues – Duplicate items that can't be removed.

September 20, 2016 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

In a recent update and clean up of a Civil 3D template for a client, I ran into an issue with the Grading configuration.

The issue:

Looking at the Grading collection (from Settings tab of the Toolspace) there were Grading Criteria Sets and individual Criteria that are duplicates with a dot and number (.#) as prefixes. Even in a clean and empty drawing, you will not be able to erase them. If you attempt this, you might find yourself in an unexpected software crash, regardless of the Service Pack.


Tagged with Tech Support, Civil 3D, Styles, Grading, Support, akn_include

InfraWorks Magic: Style Rules using Object Data 101 (Part 3)

July 07, 2014 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

Working off two previous posts, Object Data 101 (Part 1) and Themes using Object Data 101 (Part 2), we will be applying specific styles based on attached data. This post is not to be confused with Rob Widerman's on Style Rules in InfraWorks post, where styles are randomized. We will be assigning styles deliberately by creating a rule set and expressions that call for the road type and then setting a style to control the roadways appearance.

The default look for the street is a bland light brown centerline.

In this post we will be leveraging the connected streets class: Local, Major, Minor, Collector. In the Data Source Configuration dialog box, under the General area Description field the "FCLASS" attribute is read.


Tagged with Tech Support, AEC, Infrastructure, Object Data, InfraWorks Magic, Styles, Autodesk Infraworks, Infraworks, Style Rules

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