Civil 3D Terminology for New Users

The following Document may help users make heads or tails of the new terminology they may encounter when working with Civil 3D for the first time. Glossary of Civil 3D Terms – Adapted from Civil 3D 2008 Help Documents.
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Support Q / A: Moving the Point Datum

Q. Is there a way in C3D that I can do an elevation adjustment on all of my points? They are survey points, and I need to lower each point by 2.11 feet to get them onto the correct vertical
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Civil 3D 2008 Plan Production with Sheetsets

Hi Everybody! I’m super excited to be blogging for MasterGraphics in a professional capacity. For my first post I’m posting a “how-to” on creating plan and profile sheets in civil 3D. I created this for our Civil 3D user group.
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Improve workstation performance when running AutoCAD MEP

Discover tips and techniques from Autodesk that can improve workstation performance when running AutoCAD MEP. This paper explores methods of maximizing workstation performance when using your CAD application on large projects. For Project Managers and CAD ManagersThe following tips and
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Enabling custom sizing for AutoCAD MEP parametric parts

To enable custom sizing for a parametric part On the command line enter AecbContentBuilder to open the Content Builder. Note: This command is available on the CAD Manager Menu in Building Systems 2007 or the MEP Common menu in previous
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Tool Palette Management in a Network Deployment

AutoCAD MEP and AutoCAD Architecture use tool palettes differently than normal AutoCAD and the path setting in Options under the Files tab was designed only for use with the AutoCAD tool palettes. This path needs to remain as set by
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Annotation Scaling in AutoCAD MEP 2008

A new feature that we have been waiting 30 years for is finally here with the new 2008 version. Annotation scaling allows you to plot annotation at the same height or size regardless of the viewport zoom scale. Annotation scales
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Anchor It!

Once you investigate the use of anchors in your AutoCAD MEP environment, you won’t know how you ever lived without them. In this example we will use anchors to link switches to doors. If a door moves, the switch moves
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New Build for Revit MEP 2008

This download is the most recent build for Revit® MEP 2008 software as part of the AutoCAD® Revit® MEP Suite 2008 software product. The install will look to see if there is a previous installation of Revit MEP 2008 on
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