Civil 3D - What I Learned Today - Custom Arrowheads

Brian Hailey

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Using the Multileader or Dimensions in AutoCAD, you can create a custom arrowhead and use that instead of the default ones that ship with the software. When setting up a style in Civil 3D, you are…

Point Label Style with Station and Offset

Jason Porter

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Last week the Civil Immersion blog site released a video that explains how to extract a point list that notates a point with station and offset in respect to an alignment in your drawing.  I highly…

Why is my AutoCAD Text not showing up

Rick Kremer

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In this Tips and tricks session. I had a customer call in with an issue. They were XREF'ing another file into their drawings and the "text" was not showing up at all. Even though the layer was on the…

Using Special Characters in Revit Schedules

Mike Massey

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Is this a standard Revit schedule?

Inventor Dimension Style Editing

Dave Morse

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I recently had a client asking how to make the inches marks (") show up in his dimension style in his Inventor drawings, and make his text larger. There's quite a bit of information involved in…

Wiping out the PI

Jason Porter

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Recently I received a call from a client who generates alignments in Civil 3D and had a desire to hide the alignment through the geometry points as so:

Inventor Parts Lists - Create One...And Done!

Dave Morse

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In my nearly 20 years of teaching AutoCAD, there has always been a common thread woven throughout all my lessons: If there is a repetitive task that must be done in each and every drawing, such as…