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CREATING PRELIMINARY CIVIL 3D SURFACE FROM DEM DATA

Have you ever needed some preliminary surface data for a conceptual design and you haven't had the opportunity to get the field crews out to start picking up topo?

In this video, I will go through the process of downloading a binary DEM file from the National Map and bring it into a surface in Civil 3D that I can use for analysis of a future project. As part of following video, I will show you a quick trick to convert surface elevations from meters to feet in just a few easy steps.

HOW TO NAVIGATE AND USE THE AUTODESK DESKTOP APP

Have you ever wanted to know what that little A was in the bottom of your screen that may have Update notifications once and awhile?

With the video link below you will be shown how to navigate and use the Autodesk Desktop App with ease.

http://autode.sk/2aeJTsu

AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 Service Pack 1 Released

 

Autodesk has released Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 and offers some bug and crash fixes to these products as well as vertical products. 

It is available currently for download and installation via the Autodesk Desktop App that is installed with your AutoCAD 2017 and LT 2017 product or vertical product. 

Pinned Tags in Revit 2017

Pinned tags in Revit 2017 is a simple and effective tool that saves time from repositioning all of those pesky tags in your project!

Check out our video on how to do this - 

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/revit-products/getting-started/caas/screencast/Main/Details/9bd3c848-c6da-454c-8762-02f115a0f462.html

or

http://autode.sk/29ivRFi

Autodesk Releases Civil 3D 2016 Productivity Pack 3

Autodesk Civil 3D 2016 Productivity Pack 3 has just been recently released and is available for download and installation for all subscription customers of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 as well as subscribers to the Infrastructure Design Suite Premium and Ultimate Suites.  This productivity pack adds enhanced capabilities and resources to an already feature packed version of the software.

What's New in this Productivity Pack

 

Simple Feature Route Analysis with Map 3D

In the video linked below, I will show you how to do a simple analysis of a proposed water main route crossing through several parcels in AutoCad Map 3D with features brought into a drawing through an FDO connection.

 

Civil 3D 2017 - Backwards Incompatibility

In the previous blog, we covered the great new features of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017.  One of the main points was that unlike Civil 3D 2013-2016, the newest version of Civil 3D is NOT backwards compatible.

It still uses the 2013 drawing format, what's the difference?

While it is true that Civil 3D 2017 does continue to use the 2013 drawing format, the AEC objects have been updated and are no longer recognized by the previous versions.

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 - What's New?

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 has just been released, and there are a host of new features to expand your productivity and enhance your project workflows. I'll list the main features in this post.

 

Autodesk BIM 360 - Update - BIM 360 Glue and BIM 360 Account Administration

For those of you that are utilizing Autodesk A360 and the different portions of it here is some updated news from Autodesk that may help you in the transition of A360 Glue.

All new BIM 360 Glue accounts, including free trials, are now integrated with the unified BIM 360 Account Administration.

Keeping up with Your Software Updates

Little software issues here and there, they all annoy us: 

"Why is my software crashing when I zoom in on this image?"

"I wish there were a way I could manipulate this object easier!"

"Why isn't this report giving me what I expect it should?"