Category Archives: AutoCAD

Complete Collaboration with Autodesk’s AEC Collection 2018

The 2018 release of Autodesk’s AEC Collection makes it easier than ever to coordinate, geo-locate and collaborate between InfraWorks, Civil 3D, Revit, taking it all into Navisworks and beyond to a VR experience. And with just 5 simple steps, it’s probably easier than … Continue reading

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What’s new in InfraWorks & Civil 3D 2018?

Well, first and foremost, you may have noticed that “360” is missing. Don’t worry, it’s just a simple name change. InfraWorks is keeping its current functionality and cloud capabilities and adding additional features (see below). So with that out of … Continue reading

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Trouble-shooting Civil 3D drawings

Below are a few tips to help you clean and speed up your Civil 3D drawings if you find they’re running slower than usual. RECOVER the drawing The RECOVER command will extract as much data as it can from the … Continue reading

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AutoCAD/Revit becomes unresponsive when opening or saving files

If you have Dropbox Build 8.4.19 installed, AutoCAD or Revit may become unresponsive when opening or saving files. There are also compatibility issues with other Windows applications. Dropbox is aware of the issue and is working on an update. In … Continue reading

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Give your Parking Lots a Paint Job

This post will show you a quick and easy way to create parking lot striping for your InfraWorks 360 model using nothing more than lines from an AutoCAD Civil 3D drawing. The linework data will be exported from AutoCAD Civil … Continue reading

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What’s New in AutoCAD 2015

Link to YouTube video Command Line AutoCorrect AutoComplete File Tabs New Tab File Tabs User Interface Color Scheme Help Galleries Layouts Model Space Viewports Improved Graphics Line Smoothing Object Selection Complex Linetypes Lasso Selection Badges Everyday Command Improvements Natural Sort … Continue reading

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AutoCAD – Creating a PDF with an image background

When you have a TIFF or PNG as a background image, schedule, detail or combination of the three and you need to create a PDF of the sheet, you MUST use the PDF driver from the Plot dialog box rather … Continue reading

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