Importing GIS Data Into Civil 3D

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We’ve finally made it available on YouTube. . .the infamous video that explains one procedure on how to import GIS data into Civil 3D.  Yes, you read that correctly. . .”one procedure.”  There are a few others.  This is a method that I’ve been using for years simply because it’s …

Filling Inactive Designlines Quickly

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When using designline, wouldn’t it be nice to have a button or command to fill unfilled inactive designlines without double clicking, activating and selecting the Fill3D button? Use the command FILLOBJS. This will allow you to select any designline that is not active and fill it in with the last …

Costing Features in CADmep 2014

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With the 2013 release of Autodesk Fabrication CADmep, some costing features were removed from the program but there are still some useful costing tools left. The costing features in CADmep are not a substitute for ESTmep but rather a tool for quick reporting, cost break down and CSV exporting within …

Revit 2014 Update 2

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Revit 2014 Update 2 is available for download. It’s not the easiest thing in the world to find on the Autodesk web site, and sometimes Communication Center kinda messes up on it as well, however Steve Stafford has kindly provided the links to the direct downloads for not only the …

Alternate Connectors and Seams

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Tired of having to lock connectors and seams onto your items? By utilizing alternate connectors and seams within your pressure files, you will be able to completely control how each fitting is fabricated. There is no need to lock seams and connectors onto your items! When setting up alternate connectors …