Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Service Pack 2 Released

AutoCAD Civil 3D help

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Service Pack 2 Released and Ready To Download

AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016 Service Pack 2 has been released Autodesk® and is available for download.  This service pack, according to  Autodesk®, "fixes or addresses a variety of issues discovered by Autodesk's internal testing team and by customers using the Customer Error Reporting Utility."

Autodesk® AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Service Pack 2 Details:

You can apply this Service Pack to the following Autodesk products running on all supported operating systems and languages. Be sure to install the correct Service Pack.

  • 32-bit Product

    • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
      • Service Pack: AutoCAD_2016_SP1_32bit.exe
    • Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2016
      • Service Pack: AutoCAD_LT_2016_SP1_32bit.exe
  • 64-bit Product

    • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
      • Service Pack: AutoCAD_2016_SP1_64bit.exe
    • Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2016
      • Service Pack: AutoCAD_LT_2016_SP1_64bit.exe

Get Service Pack » Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016 Service Pack 2 Download Page

This Service Pack can be applied to AutoCAD 2016 installed as a standalone application, AutoCAD-based Vertical products, and the Autodesk Design Suites listed below.

AutoCAD and Verticals Products:

  • AutoCAD 2016
  • AutoCAD LT 2016
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2016
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016
  • AutoCAD Electrical 2016
  • AutoCAD Map 3D 2016
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2016
  • AutoCAD MEP 2016
  • AutoCAD P&ID 2016
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016
  • AutoCAD Utility Design 2016

Autodesk Design Suites:

  • Autodesk AutoCAD Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Inventor LT Suite 2016
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Revit LT Suite 2016
  • Autodesk AutoCAD with Advance Steel 2016
  • Autodesk Building Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk Product Design Suite 2016
  • Autodesk Revit Collaboration Suite 2016

Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility

Dimensions
  • Occasional crashes when adding dimension, mtext, or mleader objects in layout viewports.
Images
  • Occasional crashes when working in a drawing containing a large image file.
  • Occasional crashes when working in a geolocation drawing with an attached image.
  • Occasional crashes when using the mouse wheel to zoom out in certain drawings with attached images.
Point Cloud
  • Occasional crashes when docking or closing the Point Cloud Manager palette in Windows 10.
Publish
  • Occasional crashes when publishing multiple layouts to single-sheet PDFs.
Selection
  • Occasional crashes after object selection in a drawing with many xref layers.
General
  • Crashes on startup when using certain AMD display cards with a recent driver.
  • Occasional crashes when working with customized object snaps.
  • Occasional crashes when there are a large number of polylines with assigned lineweights.
  • Occasional crashes when opening certain drawings.
  • Occasional crashes when attaching a PDF file.
  • Occasional crashes when closing the program when there are a large number of layers in the drawing.
  • Occasional crashes when moving objects using object snaps in 3D to a block or a reference in a layout.
  • Occasional crashes when opening drawings from network folder shortcuts in Windows 10.
  • Occasional crashes when selecting and deleting a subobject in a 3D solid.
  • Occasional crashes when repeatedly opening and closing AutoCAD, and using the Refedit command along with Undo and Redo operations.

General Service Pack Updates

The following defects have been fixed:

3D Modeling
  • Applying a Curve Surface Intersection between a plane and a line gives an incorrect result in some cases.
Block
  • A nested block moves in some cases after it is fully exploded.
Cursor Badge
  • The Zoom cursor badge does not turn off for the Zoom Window command even when the CURSORBADGE system variable is set to 1.
Dimensions
  • Associative dimension values change when you change their dimension style in some cases.
Display
  • Part of the complex DGN linetype in a curve is missing when High Quality Geometry is turned on.
  • The wrong linetype displays when opening a drawing with complex DGN linetypes that are assigned to pline arcs.
  • Concentric arcs with a small opening angle may not be displayed as concentric at some zoom levels.
  • Ellipses and elliptical arcs on a layer with VP Freeze turned on display outside the layout viewport.
  • Some object colors change when using ZOOM together with 3D Visual Styles with faces displayed.
Hatches
  • The associativity of gradient fills turns off when you create them by clicking inside boundaries.
  • Cannot set the hatch origin when using the ribbon when the COMMANDPREVIEW system variable is turned on.
  • The hatch pattern definition is limited to 80 characters.
  • The intersection osnap doesn't work for hatch patterns.
  • The hatch pattern doesn't change in some cases when choosing a different hatch pattern from the ribbon during hatch creation.
Layers
  • There is double space between each layer when the Layer Properties Manager is first opened.
Object Snap
  • The intersection osnap does not work inside hatch patterns.
Plot and Publish
  • Wipeout and masked text prints black when using the DWG to PDF PC3 file under Printer/Plotter.
  • A hatch set to the color white is printed as black in a PDF in some cases.
  • Hyperlinks attached to certain blocks causes the plotted PDF files to inflate in size.
  • The text formatted for reading right-to-left is printed upside down.
  • A high resolution image in a drawing might have an unexpected result when exported as a DWF file in some cases.
  • A mismatched plot page size results in an error report and halts the print job in some cases.
  • The default PDF file name discards all characters that follow a period.
  • In some Truetype fonts, characters with diacritical marks that are underlined in a text object do not plot.
  • When plotting PDF files, SHX text in PDF comments can be turned off by setting EPDFSHX=0 (the default is 1). In addition, some PDF viewers display text that uses SHX fonts as comments and this system variable addresses this issue as well. In a future release, we plan to rename this system variable to begin with the letters PDF.
Performance
  • Performance slows down for the OPEN and REGEN commands in drawings that contain many dynamic block with fields.
  • Performance slows down with the PUBLISH command in some cases.
  • Performance is affected when opening drawings containing references to unresolved data extraction (DXE) files.
Quick Properties Palette
  • The Quick Properties palette is not displayed anymore after closing the Block Editor when the Ribbon is closed.
  • The Quick Properties palette displays unexpectedly when editing a Hatch object.
Security
  • Includes a security patch to address a vulnerability where a specially crafted raster image in a drawing can trigger unauthorized code execution.
User Interface
  • With right-click set to operate as an Enter at the Command prompt, a menu appears instead.
General
  • The 3DCLIP and DVIEW options, CLip and Camera, doesn't clip circles, arcs, ellipses and elliptical arcs when High Quality Geometry is turned on.
  • Lines are not clipped by the edges of layout viewports if the drawing contains a clipped PDF, DWF, or DWFx underlay.
  • The ALIGN command doesn't work correctly for an object that is slightly rotated.
  • Signed VLX files containing DCL dialogs boxes fail to display.
  • Using eTransmit includes xrefs despite the Bind External References option being checked.
  • The Start tab, Design Feed palette, and Help window do not display correctly with higher DPI settings.
  • Customized Table Data in Table Style Settings fail to display.
  • The tooltip from the Start tab remains displayed when Design Feed palette is open.

Profile photo of EricColburn

Eric D. Colburn, PLS, "The Geo-Business Innovator", helps geo-professionals improve through innovative solutions, mastery of marketing and business growth strategies, and coaching/training. Eric is a successful, serial entrepreneur, podcaster, industry writer, product development consultant, and RI licensed professional land surveyor.

Posted in AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk, Business, Geomatics, Land Surveying, News, Surveying Software Tagged with: , , , , , ,