How to change the display of a Civil3D corridor

How to change the display of a Civil3D corridor Introduction Recently a customer asked us they want to change the display of an existing corridor to exclude certain lines. These lines are called the Corridor Frequency Lines. The problem. In the corridor they want to exclude the corridor lines and show only the embankment lines. […]

Error Importing Orthomosaics in Civil3D

Error Importing Orthomosaics in Civil3D Introduction We recently received a request from a customer to assist with importing an Tiff image or ortho of a into Civil3D. Workflow We downloaded the file sent to us by the customer and I following the step to connect to the ortho file using the steps found on this […]

What’s new in Civil3D 2021 – Adding a Branch fitting in Pressure Pipes

What’s new in Civil3D 2021 – Adding a Branch fitting in Pressure Pipes Introduction Many new features have been added to Civil3D. In this video we’ll highlight one for the features that allows you to add a branch fitting with ease. Conclusion Using this new feature makes this task much easier and will save you […]

What’s new in Civil3D 2021 – Changing the Pressure pipe run in plan

What’s new in Civil3D 2021 – Changing the Pressure pipe run in plan Introduction Many new features have been added to Civil3D. In this video we’ll highlight one for the features that allows you to change the pipe run in plan and the fittings adjust automatically. Conclusion Using this new feature makes this task much […]

Delayed opening times for Civil3D drawing

Delayed opening times for Civil3D drawing Introduction Recently a customer called in and ask if we can look at a Civil3D drawing for them as it takes more than 5 minutes to open on their side. Investigation After receiving the drawing, I opened it on my laptop and it took 1 minute 27 seconds to […]

How to create a point in Civil3d using latitude and longitude input

Introduction In this video we will be showing you how to add a point manually using the Latitude and Longitude transparent command. We’ll also show an alternative method of adjusting the properties of a point placed. Point used is: Borehole KM8 S 27 40 53.1 and E 28 01 53.6 Conclusion These methods allow you […]

How to get a Civil3D surface into Google Earth to validation its position

I received a request from a civil customer wanting to validate his Civil3D surface to see if the surface that has been created is correct. A suggestion was made to superimpose the newly Civil3D created surface onto Google Earth. Civil3D had such a feature in previous versions but in the last couple of versions its […]

Creating a Civil3D Surface in South Africa

In Autodesk Civil3D you can create surfaces many ways but in the process below I’ll show you one way using a points file. The process below focuses on the workflow. Open a new Civil3D file using the RSA Country template. They country kit comes with Civil3D but you can also install it afterwards. If you […]