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1206, 2015

Desktop Subscription Replacing Perpetual Licensing

By |June 12th, 2015|0 Comments

If you are currently running a software, such as AutoCAD, but not within a suite you may have already received an e-mail similar to this from […]

1205, 2015

AutoCAD Tip: Copy and Array (in one command)

By |May 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Have you ever had the need to copy an object several times in one drawing?  Have you ever had to copy the same object several times, but need to keep it in line and spaced evenly?  Well, then you’re the perfect candidate for this AutoCAD tip.   […]

805, 2015

Removing Feature Lines from a Surface

By |May 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Have you ever created a surface from feature lines and at some point in time you may have had the need to remove one or two?  I know most of you have and I know the pain that you’ve been facing.  Most people just give up and delete the surface and recreate it again without the feature lines. […]

705, 2015

Setting User Permissions in Autodesk Accounts

By |May 7th, 2015|0 Comments

You should know by now that the Autodesk Subscription Center has been retired and replaced with Autodesk Accounts.  You should also […]

705, 2015

Application Manager Pending Installation Issue

By |May 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Scenario:  You’ve installed your “latest and greatest” software and the Autodesk Application Manager informs you that there are updates ready to install.  You proceed to […]

405, 2015

QTO Manager- Workaround to Update CSV Files

By |May 4th, 2015|0 Comments

The QTO Manager and Takeoff tool in Civil 3D are two tools within Civil 3D proved to be more exciting in theory than it has been in fact.  The biggest complaint about the tools is the fact that you cannot edit the pay items and have them automatically update the same items in the Excel CSV file.  This has forced some users to just bypass the tools and continue using older methods for calculating pay items.

My friend, Marco Garza, has devised a way to work around this issue.  He wrote this and, with his permission, I’m passing this along to you. . . […]

2904, 2015

AutoCAD Tip: Delete Polyline Segment Without Exploding It

By |April 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Have you ever had a long polyline with many segments and you needed to get rid of just one segment?   […]

2404, 2015

Dynamic Match Line Blocks

By |April 24th, 2015|0 Comments

I know most of you love the plan and profile sheets (plan production) tools provided by Civil 3D, but I also know that there are a lot of gripes about how to control match lines, especially when you want a non-rectangular viewport.  […]

2004, 2015

New Features in Infrastructure Design Suite 2016

By |April 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Normally I dislike re-posting other blogs because I feel it to be lazy way of putting something up on our blog.  However, in this case I feel it’s worth it and therefore will make an exception.  John Sayre, Technical Marketing Manager for Civil Infrastructure with Autodesk, put this really cool list of the 5 coolest features found in the Infrastructure Design Suite 2016.  I let you read the list in depth on his blog, but here’s the simplified list: […]

1304, 2015

InfraWorks 2015 to InfraWorks 360 2015

By |April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

There has been a lot of confusion between InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360 and where to obtain the two.  I’m hoping this blog helps to clear the air.

First, what is the difference between the two?  InfraWorks has all the base modeling, proposal sketching, and scenario presentation options that I’m sure you’re already familiar with.  InfraWorks 360 has all that standard InfraWorks does but allows you to share your design via the cloud.  Then there are the Roadway Design, Drainage Design, and Bridge Design add-in modules you can purchase that will only run in InfraWorks 360.   […]