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Almas Suljevic
Manchester, NH
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Thanks Tatiana. It's fixed now!
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2013 on Greetings from UK at Being Civil
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You are correct. Similar message may appear (and in most cases indicates the scenario described on that link) if there are bad definition in the LIN file, but in the case described it only happens in one drawing and when the SHX file is there.
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HI Scott, I suppose you are talking about this post: http://beingcivil.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/01/problem-with-sharing-assemblies.html. Not sure what exactly you are seeing but the issue often comes from one of the two possibilities. The first one is that your path to the assembly is not correct or that assembly is not copied into the directory program is looking for. If your issue is not like it’s shown in this post you may be having something else. In that case you may want to contact Product Support or post your question (include drawing) to Forums.
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This directory is shared between applications and should be found in C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Geospatial Coordinate Systems. If you are running Windows XP, that would be C:Documents and Settings\All Users\.... If you are missing Geospatial Coordinate Systems directory then you must get it from any working machine or from installation.
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If you type AECCVERSION in command line you should get 9,0,1780,0 string in the command line indicating version number. Other way to check it would be to go into registry and check it in there. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\AutoCAD\R18.2\ACAD-A000:409\Service Packs\ For more info see this link http://beingcivil.typepad.com/my_weblog/2010/09/how-to-tell-which-updates-are-installed.html?cid=6a010535cf32f9970b01348794e796970c
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I'm glad the timing is good. I hope it helps others, too. Almas
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Thank you for your concern. If you are referring to the issue where the infamous hacker believed to be located in Iran claims that he was able to issue fake Windows updates and that he managed to steel some certificates from Google as described in this post published by Cnet: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-20104883-83/comodohacker-i-can-issue-fake-windows-updates/ , then I cannot say for sure if that will defeat windows security. We all know hackers can do many bad things to the system. I know that this attack was (according to some relevant sources) primarily targeting Iranian users where their e-mail may be compromised. In my article major cause of the issue comes from the fact that computer is not connected to the Internet and because of that there is very little chance that system could be exposed to this threat. Other reasons could be because of firewall and proxy server settings and I see your point but I have confidence in Microsoft, Google and other software giants, so I would not worry too much. My understanding that these stolen certificates are revoked. If this hacker claims he can publish fake Windows Updates, then we may have a bigger issue.
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You can go to that link and download ZIP file. Within that zip file, there is an AxUi.arx you need to replace. Then it all should work fine.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2011 on Hotfix - Prospector Lock-up at Being Civil
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Correct. The recommendation is to remove Base Vault and install Collaboration so that system does not get "confused". However, if user insists on having both installed, they can co-exist.
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Thanks Todd.
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Range color schemes are hard coded and the only way to edit them is to manually set the colors for each interval. I guess the idea here was to contrast the areas where cut becomes fill and vice versa.
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TypePad HTML Email Thanks for pointing that out, John. List of system variables can be accessed from Express ribbon, Tools pane. In there, there is a button to launch System Variable Editor. In case some of you prefer command line entry SYSVDLG is command.
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TypePad HTML Email Very good! ;)
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Hello Chekoual, You don't have to know the CS codes by heart. You can pick it from the list for the place your project is based in the dialog.
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Thank you. We're glad you like it. :)
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TypePad HTML Email Hi Lisa, Not sure what you meant by scenario for 2011. Can you elaborate please? Do you think if somebody only uses Civil 3D 2011? The post is meant to show the way to add the script XSL of any kind. These scripts are available in C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\C3D 2011\enu\Data\Reports\xsl directory of Civil 3D 2011.
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TypePad HTML Email Hi Alexandre, You have options to define maximum triangle length in Surface properties>Definition tab under Build. For how to create survey figures and for Hydraflow, please see help within Civil 3D and Hydraflow and you will be able to find some good reference materials. If there is specific issue you have with these tools, you may submit a Service Request to Product Support and we’ll take a look at it. From: TypePad
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TypePad HTML Email Thanks for sharing your idea, Brian. I read your post and like your "thinking outside the box" and it nicely complements my post...Great job, IMHO. Keep them coming. From: TypePad
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As far as old functionalities from 2010 they are all still in Civil 3D 2011. File format is still 2010 but AEC objects are redefined. Also, there are some other tools that are now implemented into Civil 3D 2011 such as PointClouds, Visualization tools, HEC-RAS, Roundabout tools, etc. For more information and list of these new features go to help>What's new? and you'll get complete list.
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Hi Sandis, A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post explaining how to create "Surfaces From 3D Faces". This post explains how to use triangulation to create surfaces out of it. You may find it in the following link: http://beingcivil.typepad.com/my_weblog/2010/06/surface-from-3d-faces.html
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Thanks for pointing that out, Jon. Checking “Maintain edges from objects” toggle to on, the surface will add the lines or edges of the face as breaklines. This option creates the surface with triangles matching the exact geometry of the selected TIN lines. When unchecked it samples the endpoints of the selected TIN lines so the triangulating will be by proximity. Here si what help sais about it: “Specifies whether to define the AutoCAD Civil 3D triangle edges based on the edges defined in the original AutoCAD object. If selected, AutoCAD Civil 3D maintains the edges and does not attempt to optimize the edges. Available when importing points from lines, 3D faces, and polyfaces.“
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2010 on Surface From 3D Faces at Being Civil
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The corridor model is dependent on the EG, the corridor surface is dependent on the corridor model, the EG surface (after the paste operation) becomes dependent on the corridor surface. All of this creates circular dependencies.
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When creating a corridor, we often assign the EG as a target surface. Then often we try to paste the new corridor surface into the EG. When we paste our corridor surface (Surface A) into the existing ground surface (EG), we are creating a circular reference (which gets caught in a loop). So when we change the existing surface (EG) so the corridor that is targeting the EG is out of date and needs to rebuild, that means that the corridor surface (Surface A) is also rebuilt since it's pasted into the existing ground.
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Thank you very much, Curt. It's the feedbacks like this that keep us wanting to share more. I am glad that you found a great value in this and other posts. Keep coming for more! Almas From: TypePad
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TypePad HTML Email Hi Sarah, Once you explode the blocks they become just plain AutoCAD points with no information about point numbers. The only way to achieve that is the workflow would be to adjust CreatePoints dialog and set “prompt For Point Names” to Manual and then manually enter point names during creation. Off course, this may not be very viable option for large number of points, though. Also, If your points are following some specific sequence, you may want to import them into Civil 3D (Civil will assign new point numbers; don't worry), then export them to some editable format such as CSV (MS Excel,(this way you can easily edit point number sequence)and then re-import back in Civil 3D with Overwrite option set (in Point Identity of CreatePoints). Other possibility would be to try to utilize map Queries and see if you can capture some of the data. Similar logic is described in TS14895000. From: TypePad
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