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Civil 3D – GeoTIFF and DEM surfaces

Civil 3D natively supports a wide variety of GIS formats.  Furthermore, it can directly convert a Civil object to a GIS object or even a GIS object to a Civil object. In this post, we will be focusing on surfaces. Civil 3D can natively import or export surfaces to GIS formats such as GeoTIFF’s and […]

Civil 3D – Data Shortcuts: Advantages and Limitations

Data shortcuts is the perfect solution for tackling small to medium sized projects. It’s currently the most popular approach for enabling project collaboration among multiple team members and controlling drawing file size.  Here are some advantages and limitations that come with the use of data shortcuts. Advantages of Data Shortcuts Data shortcuts provide a simple […]