Join Dustin Manning for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up your survey database, part of AutoCAD Civil 3D: Topographic and Boundary Survey.
- [Instructor] The drawing managed method works great…and it's the simplest way to get started.…But if you want take full advantage of what…Civil 3D has to offer, like automated linework,…you'll want to employ the survey database.…So this is going to work very similarly…but it will require some more setup on the front end…and some decisions about where you're going to…keep files and how you're going to name…and manage the databases themselves.…So to get started here, what we want to do…is on our tool space, the third tab down by default,…is our survey tab and we have a few entries.…
We have the survey databases, and currently there are…no databases in this location.…We have equipment databases so we can keep track…of our equipment and how they're setup.…We have figure prefix databases and linework code sets.…And these will all work together to get the full…advantage of working with the survey database…and creating a full field to finish process.…Before we create our new survey database…we do want to choose where we're…
- Setting up your survey database
- Field to Finish workflow
- Creating automatic linework
- Creating TIN surfaces
- Adding surface labels
- Working with different data sources
- Boundary survey in Civil 3D
- Drawing and labeling a boundary
- Productivity tips and tricks
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started
Drawing or survey4m 4s
2. Field to Finish
3. Creating TIN Surfaces
4. Boundary Survey in Civil 3D
5. Productivity Tips and Tricks
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