Edit DTEXT and it disappears – (Civil 3d 2012 bug with a workaround)

Problem: I have DTEXT in a title block. I edit the text and it disappears. Regen…

Really Easy Parcel Annotation Using a Query in Map 3d

Just a quick reminder of a feature that has been available for a long time in…

Windows 7 – How to Add a Quick Launch Folder to the Taskbar

The SevenForums.com site has an excellent “How To” on Adding the Quick Launch folder to the Taskbar…

New evidence proves processor speed is most important choice for Civil 3D performance

I ran some tests on Civil 3d 2011.  Here are the system configuration comparisons. AST-2 Alienware…

Knowledge is expensive….until you compare it to a lack of knowledge

Feel free to quote me.

Add vertices to a Feature Line in Civil 3D

For the long time users of Land Desktop and Civil 3d you have relied on a…

Spar Point Group – Head in the Point Clouds – The impact of Revit 2012 accepting point clouds

I am at the SPAR Conference in Houston this week.  I thought you might like to…

License Compliance and Software Asset Management

  See the blog post regarding License Compliance and Software Asset Management on our Advanced Civil Technology blog. It is…

Point Cloud overlaid in a Profile in Civil 3d 2011.

The image shows a Profile View in Civil 3D 2011 with AutoCAD solids projected.  I chose…

Labels for Assemblies

Create a Label for an Assembly and Subassemblies using a Field within an MLEADER.  The advantage…