Exploring Subscription Options

After January 31, 2016, new perpetual licenses of most individual Autodesk software will no longer be available for purchase.  Follow the link to view a webinar with CAD Masters President, Michelle Self, P.E., for a business discussion on coming changes … Continue reading

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Pressure Pipe Content Creation Tips

Civil 3D introduced pressure pipes a few years ago, but you largely have to create your own content libraries. The how-to of that content creation is pretty accessible across the web, but I wanted to share a couple small tips … Continue reading

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Civil 3D 2015 and Civil 3D 2014 SDBX and SDF Compatibility – Survey Database Downgrade 4.0 to 3.5

This post will describe how to preform a database downgrade on a Civil 3D 2015 survey database down to a Civil 3D 2014 survey database. Civil 3D 2015 uses a SQL Server Compact 4.0 format, while Civil 3D 2014 uses … Continue reading

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Slope Increment – Civil 3D Pipe Rules .NET

When using pipe rules, if the rules adjust the slope, Civil 3D increasingly iterates the slope at 1% until it finds a set of values that match the rules.  This was mentioned by Christopher Fugitt of Civil 3D Reminders in … Continue reading

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LISP Resources – AutoCAD 2015

AutoCAD 2015 is off to a strong start and many of our clients are already implementing a variety of AutoCAD 2015 applications such as AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015.  If you are in the middle of upgrading your software, here are … Continue reading

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