It's frustrating as heck trying to learn how to setup and use AutoCAD Civil 3D and also get projects completed. You're not a professional student; you're a Professional Land Surveyor, Engineer, Designer, etc.
Whatever you are, you're trying to get the job done right and earn a living!
Depending on what's in your AutoCAD Civil 3D drawing, there can be hundreds of settings, if not more. Many of these settings may only control how something looks and is eventually plotted, but several are really important settings controlling important elements of your work. You must ensure that your data, the input and output, is handled appropriately with the software for land surveying uses.
Here's a quick rundown of 5 AutoCAD Civil 3D Settings Professional Land Surveyors Need To Know. I've covered a few of these topics before but wanted to mention them again, because lately I've been getting questions related to these settings and it's so important to get these settings right.
I can't emphasize enough that you need to set these settings appropriately for your projects, or you will not see the results you were expecting.
5 AutoCAD Civil 3D Settings Professional Land Surveyors Need To Know:
- Units and Zone AutoCAD Civil 3D Drawing Settings.
- Survey Database Units and Zone Settings.
- LandXML Data Imperial Units Settings.
- Angle Format Settings.
- Drawing Scale Settings.
There are so many more settings you need to know, but these 5 AutoCAD Civil 3D Settings Professional Land Surveyors Need To Know are important ones to get you going.
Setting these correctly in your templates can save you a lot of time when it comes to creating an AutoCAD Civil 3D drawing to work on a surveying and/or development projects and will ensure correct results.