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Geolocation Online Map – Simple Quick Fix

Hey Guys! I am here to help out with an issue that many users have been having. People have tried turning on their online maps at times and it not working for them. I have found a quick trick to solve this problem. This all has to do with your Autodesk Account being linked to […]

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Split Civil 3D Parcels in Acres

One of the things I first noticed when I began working in Civil 3D was that when you go to split parcels the units are set to square feet.  I normally prefer to split parcels based on acreage, so I attempted to just type the word acres when entering a minimum area.  Sadly that doesn’t work, so I just calculated […]

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Flipping Section Views in Civil 3D 2016

By default your section view will be set up so that what appears to the right of your alignment as you look from the lower station number to later stations will also appear on the right offset in your station views. The picture below depicts what will be the right and positive side of your […]

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3 Helpful “add-ons” for Civil 3D/Map 3D Users

With the popularity of third-party apps for your CAD software growing by the day, there are a numerous amounts of “add-ons” available for Civil 3D/Map 3D users.  Of course some “add-ons” are more helpful than others, so I thought I would share my 3 personal favorites in no particular order. So, here it goes: Plex.Earth […]

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Flatten Elevation Values

Many users run into issues when trying to draw flat objects while dealing with 3D content.  Sometimes you might  want to snap to a 3D object, but use zero elevation. There are several ways to make this process as painless as possible: AutoCAD objects such as lines and polylines can be flattened with the FLATTEN command from the […]

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LDO Team Live Webinar

The ECAD LDO Team is hosting a free, online webcast as an open panel for all InfraWorks 360, Civil 3D and Map 3D users.  Our panel of Application Engineers have many years of experience supporting Autodesk Civil products. Friday – Oct 30 @ 10am CDT Registration is easy. Click the link below to reserve your spot. […]

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Project objects to section view

When you work with Civil 3D’s section views there may come a time when you need to show a base AutoCAD model in one of your views.  In my case I have modeled out a lamp post in AutoCAD that I want to display in my section view. To project the AutoCAD object into a section view we […]