Tag Archives: Map 3D

AutoCAD Map 3D 2015 Top New Features

Here is a list of CAD Masters’ top AutoCAD Map 3D 2015 new features, in no particular order. Installs on top of other AutoCAD installations If multiple versions of AutoCAD 2015 are installed, they all share the same core AutoCAD … 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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Federal Transportation Legislation MAP-21

I’d like to share with you information I’ve found while researching MAP-21, the new legislation that affects federally funded transportation projects. On October 1, 2012, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, MAP-21, went into effect. It … Continue reading

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Map 3D 2013 – Top 5 New Features

Display Styles per Viewport with Dynamic Legends, North Arrows & Scales Previously, AutoCAD Map 3D was limited to a single display style at a time in a drawing.  If you wanted a blow-up of an area to appear differently within … Continue reading

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Map 3D 2012 (Enterprise) Service Pack 1

Map 3D 2012 (Enterprise) Service Pack 1   The Map 3D 2012 Service Pack was recently released.  You can download it from this Autodesk link.  While investigating the update, here are a few questions you may have: Does this Service … Continue reading

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