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Building Reusable Subassemblies

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 - Back to Basic 26 - Apply Superelevation to Corridors

by Graham Riddleston<p>How to apply Superelevation to assemblies used in road corridors<p><b>Introduction</b><p>When creating a road corridor, superelevation values …

Geotechnical Module 2015 – Civil 3D

By Geoff Woodhead<p>It’s been back for 2015 for a while and it’s still my favourite Civil 3D product enhancement. Geotechnical Module 2015 is available …

Civil 3D 2015 – Convert Free Curve

A few people on my training courses have asked me what this option is used for, so here’s a quick explanation.<p>When designing a vertical alignment …

Civil 3D 2015 - Using the Navisworks Switchback tool

By Graham Riddleston<p>Prompted by a recent blog on using the Navisworks Switchback tool with Revit by my Cadline colleague, Liam O’Connor (here), I …

Civil 3D 2015 - Progressing the Conceptual Design

By Trevor Clayton<p>When you create your conceptual model within Infraworks, it is very important that you have the ability to share with civil 3D users …

Infraworks 360 Back to Basics 8 - Building Height Data

BIMagination

There are any number of reasons why you would want to add or modify material styles in your InfraWorks projects. For example, say that you want to …

Printing

SAC–Define Variable Value

Occasionally it can get fairly confusing on what a variable a value should be or I don’t want to use a Decision Workflow node. In these cases I’ll …

SAC–IsLayout and Conditionals

Sometimes using Subassembly Composer we can do some quite complex things. Often times we want to show a scenario in Layout mode and combine it with …

SAC-Superelevation

If you want to recreate the LinkToSlope subassembly using the Subassembly Composer, then you may need this …

SAC-Report Message

When your creating your subassembly in Subassembly Composer you may want to convey to the user when something went wrong. For instance if the math …

SAC: LaneOutsideSuperWithShoulder

So I just completed my first complete subassembly utilizing the Subassembly Composer. It was for a customer who wanted the LaneOutsideSuper combined …

Vertical Subassembly

Due to an overwhelming response to the Giveaway, I'm adding a signed copy of Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 to the box.<p>Now to the last post of the …

Quick Superelevation Post

Subassemblies that may be used. Other subassemblies will also use the superelevation from the Alignment Properties.<p>Depending on the subassembly used, …

Data Shortcuts Folder

Data shortcuts can be a big pain in the butt if things are change on you. Maybe someone started the project on the wrong hard drive and now you have …

Section Labels of Surface

Often times we need to label what type of line a section line is. In this case it is Ex. Grade and Prop. Grade.Now the hard way to do this is to use …

How To Make Infrastructure Sexy

Infrastructure is vital, but totally boring. One Chicago agency tries to spice things up with data viz.<p>Infrastructure is key to maintaining safe, efficient, people-friendly cities, but it’s not the most alluring topic. Road repairs and rail maintenance rarely command the same urgency as, say, …

At Lands End

Tim Corey of Delta Engineering Systems has developed a workflow to paint 90-degree parking stripes in InfraWorks™.<p>You’ll need AutoCAD® Civil 3D® to …

The Hitchhiker's Guide to AutoCAD Basics | AutoCAD

Welcome to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to AutoCAD Basics—your guide to the basic 42 commands you need to create 2D drawings using AutoCAD or AutoCAD …

Adding Help Files to Subassembly Composer

So, I was doing some work for a client, creating some custom subassemblies, and I created a document that I wanted to include as a help file. When …

From the Ground Up

Want to create objects with images on them for InfraWorks?<p>The typical ones you might want to do is traffic signs, especially those Map signs for …

From the Ground Up

In the December release of InfraWorks 360 2015.3, it introduced the concept of ‘Style Rules’<p>This is for capturing attribute information in imported …

From the Ground Up

Our industry partner Keynetix for geotechnical has created this great video for making use of the Productivity Pack 1 for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 for …

Contour Smoothing vs. Surface Smoothing

I WANT YOU TO MAKE THE SURFACE LOOK PRETTY!!!!!<p>Yes, we’ve all heard it before, Civil 3D makes contours that sometimes look like the recording of an …