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Understanding the new Trim and Extend commands in AutoCAD 2021

Autodesk AutoCAD 2021 brings new functionality with both the Trim and Extend commands.

As opposed to previous versions, you no longer have to select a cutting object to trim to, saving you a few steps. This can become a problem, however, in crowded drawings as I will demonstrate in the linked video below. There are options to alleviate these issues and restore previous functionality either temporarily or permanently.

 

GeoSLAM Zeb Locate Operation and Workflows

 

In this video, Seiler Design Solutions will introduce you to the GeoSLAM Zeb Locate system.

The GeoSLAM Zeb Locate utilizes the powerful Zeb Horizon scanner with its 100m range and 300,000 point per second scan capability, mounted to a backpack system along with a GNSS system to correlate your scan to real world locations.

Webinar - Civil 3D and Infraworks 2021 - New Features and Enhancements

Civil 3D and Infraworks 2021 are out and contain a number of new enhancements to assist you with your design workflows. Including the new bridge design and corridor design interoperability between Civil 3D and Autodesk Infraworks.  There are new layout and editing tools for pressure networks and a new Dynamo player to make running your custom scripts even easier and more.

BIM 360 Design - Collaboration for Civil 3D Trial is here

Collaboration for Civil 3D enables project teams—whether within one company or across multiple companies—to collaborate securely on Civil 3D projects and store design files, data shortcuts, and external references in a common data repository. 

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/bim-360/learn-explore/caas/simplecontent/content/bim-360-design-trial-faq.html

 

AEC Collection and Trimble SiteVision - Model Creation and Visualization

Trimble SiteVision is a user-friendly outdoor augmented reality system that brings data to life and allows you to place and view georeferenced 3D models from any angle at true-to-life scale—above or below the ground. Creating that data can sometimes be a challenge.

Transitioning into BIM 360 for Admin Pt3 - Submit Reviews, Sets, Issues, Markups, Desktop Connector, Revit, Civil 3D within a BIM 360 Project

In this 3rd and final session of Transitioning into BIM 360 for Admin you will see how to submit Reviews, Sets, Issues, Plans, Markups, and see how the use of Revit, Civil 3D and the Desktop Connector allows you to setup and control files within your BIM 360 project.

Civil 3D 2020.2 Design Collaboration in BIM360 Design Webinar Recording

Design collaboration on civil infrastructure projects between two or more consultants, or even the same consultant among multiple offices has always been a challenge. Scheduling, drawing and file access, versions, markups can get mixed up or even turn up missing, sometimes at critical phases.

"License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?" when launching Autodesk 2020 software on Windows

Many Civil 3D 2020, AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2020 users have been calling in receiving an error dialog stating: "License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?"  followed by 2 prompts to either Save drawings and quit, or quit without saving.

 

 

There ae a number of possible causes, including:

Zombie Civil 3D General_Legal_Description_For_Parcels Report Rises Again

As most of you surveyors who use Civil 3D already know, the Genera_Legal_Description_For_Parcels report writer has been pretty much broken for quite a long time.  In this short blog post, I will show you how to bring it back from the dead to help you get a start on writing legals for Civil 3D parcel objects  

These procedures have been tested on Civil 3D 2020 on Windows 10 with Internet Explorer installed.  This will not work in Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox, only in IE

Autodesk University 2019 Free Online Classes

Autodesk University in Las Vegas starts next week, November 18-21. AU connects thousands of professionals from construction, manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and media creation. Whether you're a CAD manager, BIM manager, architect, an MEP and fabrication professional or a software developer—from civil infrastructure to manufacturing and beyond—join your colleagues for 4 days of learning, networking, and knowledge sharing.