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I'm excited to announce that Autodesk InfraWorks 2018 is here! To upgrade to the InfraWorks 2018.0 (April 2017) release version, open the Autodesk Desktop App. Or, you can use this direct download link to install. If you're not a subscriber yet, you can find out how to subscribe here. For... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at BIMagination
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One of our stellar premium support specialists, Louisa Holland, recently put together a great overview of hardware specs and recommendations for InfraWorks and Civil 3D. I thought her recommendations were spot-on, so I wanted to share them with you here. Keep in mind, that this is not an endorsement of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at BIMagination
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Our intrepid product manager has started a practice of publicly posting the development roadmap for InfraWorks 360, and the latest update to our roadmap is now live on the community forum. Please give it a read, feel free to leave comments, and give Sarah a kudo for giving you insight... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at BIMagination
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The latest release of Autodesk InfraWorks 360, (aka InfraWorks 360 2017.3) is live, and packed full of updates to enhance your civil infrastructure projects. Note: To upgrade to this latest release version, open the Autodesk Desktop App. Or, you can use the direct download link. To make your transition into... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at BIMagination
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Have you ever tried to import your survey points into InfraWorks 360 using a simple CSV tabular format like an Excel spreadsheet? Admittedly, without knowledge of FDO, GDAL, and OGR, this can seem like a daunting workflow at first. But once you get the hang of it, it's a pretty... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at BIMagination
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The most recent release of InfraWorks 360 supports a fantastic flood simulation tool for coastal or inland flood risk assessment, thanks to a collaboration between Autodesk and Hydronia, LLC. After installing a trial or licensed version of Hydronia's RiverFlow2D plugin for InfraWorks 360, you can simulate, visualize, and animate 2D... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at BIMagination
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This post clarifies compatibility requirements between InfraWorks 360 and AutoCAD Civil 3D for the 2016 and 2017 releases. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at BIMagination
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The script will allow you to change your viewport elevation by any numeric value you specify. The elevation uses the units of measurement specified in your model, so if you are using meters to report elevation, then your changes to viewport elevation will adjust in meters as well. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at BIMagination
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Anyone can download InfraWorks 360 and run the application in Presenter mode for free! Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at BIMagination
The experts at Autodesk produced tons of great content in 2015 to help you learn, explore, and excel with InfraWorks 360. In case you missed anything, here's a quick round-up of the most viewed posts about InfraWorks 360 in 2015. If you think we've missed any great articles (even from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at BIMagination
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Every feature in InfraWorks 360 is either draped to the model terrain or undraped from the terrain, depending on how it was added to your model. Read on to learn more about all of your options for draping and undraping features in InfraWorks 360. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at BIMagination
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We're excited to introduce InfraWorks 360 InfraTips, a site run by Autodesk employees that is dedicated solely to providing you with free, simple, up-to-date tips and tricks for using InfraWorks 360. InfraTips are meant to be clear, concise, and effective.We're keeping our InfraTip posts to under about 200 words apiece,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at BIMagination
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This article will show you how to use an HTML "" to display a webpage within the tooltip for an InfraWorks 360 feature. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at BIMagination
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A road style using a custom profile (extruded 2D cross section) to display crash barriers. (image: Christine Lehmann) The June release of InfraWorks 360 2016 features an exciting new enhancement for road and railway styles: Custom Profiles. A custom profile is a 2D cross section that you create in an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at BIMagination
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With a few simple steps, you can add a "Show in Google Maps™" link to the tooltip for any object in your InfraWorks 360 model, or even for an entire feature class. You can try it yourself using the script that is provided, with step-by-step instructions, at the end of this article. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at BIMagination
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There are any number of reasons why you would want to add or modify material styles in your InfraWorks projects. For example, say that you want to add a hatched pattern to a coverage area. This process of adding new materials to your style catalogs is simple, and can be repeated for most style catalogs. You can also add 3D models to the 3D models style catalog to create what are known as instanced styles. Keep reading for step-by-step instructions on creating a hatched coverage style. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at BIMagination
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Autodesk® announced the newest release of InfraWorks 360™ last Friday, which comes full of nifty enhancements. But, that's not all--to sweeten your InfraWorks experience, we've also created a bunch of new learning resources for you to use as you dive into this newest release of InfraWorks 360. We have developed four new tutorial lesson plans for the release of InfraWorks 2015.3, we've added a bunch of new learning videos, and we are really excited to announce the integration of Autodesk Screencast with InfraWorks! Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at BIMagination
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Most of the time, InfraWorks is able to position data in your model for you, based on attributes of the data set. However, if you’re planning on using your InfraWorks models with other 3D design and/or visualization tools such as Autodesk® AutoCAD Civil 3D™, it can be helpful to know some of the finer details about coordinate systems. Follow this link to learn more about using coordinate systems in InfraWorks. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at BIMagination
One of the best ways to get the most out of your InfraWorks 360 experience is to also make sure you are taking advantage of the power of modern professional-grade graphics cards. The high processing power and DirectX 11 support of many newer cards provide you with the ability to more seamlessly generate and evaluate design proposals within vivid and accurate 3D models of the real world. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at BIMagination
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