Monthly Archives: July 2011

Civil View (3DS Max) and Vertical Faces

As you may know, Civil 3D does not like vertical faces in a TIN.  Many of the default corridor subassemblies actually have slight offsets built in to avoid creating vertical faces.  However, you’ll find that Civil View is even more … Continue reading

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Lofted Revit Mass

Lately I was working on a conceptual building design. I wanted to create an arched glass roof with a non-uniform shape. I planned to use a curtain system on an in-place mass. Every time I tried to finish, I’d get … Continue reading

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Civil View (Dynamite VSP) – 3DS Max- Gaps in Corridors

Recently, we had a customer call in asking about how to preserve the gaps in a corridor surface when exporting to Civil View.  When you export a corridor in Civil View to 3DS Max, it’s going to create a surface … Continue reading

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2011 AutoCAD and Verticals – Update 2

New service packs have been released for most AutoCAD-based 2011 products within the last month or so.  This is true for AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Map 3D, Architecture, and MEP among others.  I wasn’t sure if we’d get another update with … Continue reading

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Subassembly Composer – Official Release

The Civil 3D 2012 Subassembly Composer was officially released today and has been heavily upgraded from its Autodesk Labs form.  For Civil 3D users, this add-on has been generating a lot of talk and excitement in the community. If you’re … Continue reading

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