Creating a Dashed Linetype for a Pipe in Civil 3D

In Civil 3D you want to create a dashed linetype as shown in this picture.  The…

Civil 3D 2011 – Importing Styles and Settings

In Civil 3D 2011 there are two new commands to help with importing styles. Peter Funk…

Preserve Original Layers for Land Desktop Points

  You have a Land Desktop drawing containing points.  You want to convert the points to…

Civil 3D Installation Tips

Civil 3d installation help and product documentation in web, pdf, and video formats.

Object enabler for Land Desktop Objects in Civil 3D

Having trouble viewing Land Desktop Contours in Civil 3D?  Visit Autodesk’s object enabler assistant web page. From the…

Civil 3D Performance – OS and hardware tips included

Brian Kling from Autodesk describes the hardware, software, operating system characteristics that affect Civil 3D performance. …

Create a Retaining Wall for a Corridor using Subassembly Studio

Subassembly Studio by CADArtisans allows you to create custom .NET parametric subassemblies for AutoCAD Civil 3D. …

Performance Tips for Civil 3D 2011

Autodesk has created a video outlining ways you can improve the performance of Civil 3d 2011.  It…

Point Cloud Software race to be the best

I compiled a short list of software manufacturers offering point cloud software.  The race is on to…

ViewCube not aligned with Crosshairs in Civil 3D 2011

Type in PLAN and then choose W for World coordinate system.  Crosshairs look great.  UCS Icon…