Author Archives: Drew Burgasser

FME Desktop® World Tour

If you are in the engineering or GIS business, you have probably needed to translate data from one format or database to another,  such as from ESRI® ArcSDE® to AutoCAD® DWG.  For any data processing during the translation, we swear … Continue reading

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Connecting to ESRI ArcSDE using AutoCAD Map 3D FDO

During my Autodesk University class this past week, there was a question regarding connecting to ESRI ArcSDE using AutoCAD Map 3D FDO.  Specifically, someone asked about connecting to an ArcSDE Geodatabase at version 10.1 – they could not get it … Continue reading

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Autodesk Exchange Apps – Civil 3D Style Component Find and Replace

CAD Masters’ first foray into the Civil 3D Autodesk Exchange Apps has resulted in an application named Style Component Find and Replace. Style Component Find and Replace is an AutoCAD® Civil 3D® add-in application that allows a user to search … Continue reading

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AutoCAD Utility Design 2013 – Reports and Custom Drawing Properties

In AutoCAD Utility Design 2013, you can use AutoCAD custom drawing properties to store information about the project that you are working on.  These properties may include the project name, address, work order number, designer, etc: Further, you may want … Continue reading

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Autodesk Vault and Civil 3D – Part 4 – Milestones & Labels

In part 3, we looked at putting your drawings and data into Vault.  In this part, we’ll discuss marking milestones for our Vault projects.  For this example, lets suppose that we’ve reached a milestone in our Vault project.  We were … Continue reading

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