Archive for June, 2013

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Hotfix 1

June 28, 2013

Autodesk has released a Hotfix 1 for Civil 3D 2014.  The issues that are resolved are as follows:

Corridor Design

Importing a subassembly to a tool palette when the tool palette is closed no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Closing a drawing while the Corridor Section Editor is open in another drawing no longer causes an error.

Attaching a subassembly to a LinkToMark point no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Importing a subassembly from a file location with a long path no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

The CreateBestFitAlignment/Profile command no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly when more than one drawing is open.

Feature Lines

An issue that caused the application to close unexpectedly when creating feature lines from objects has been resolved.

General/Other

  • An issue that caused an error when opening a drawing has been resolved.
  • Stability when adding or editing a point style has been improved.
  • The stability of the ExportToAutocad command has been improved.
  • An issue that caused instability on systems that do not have BIOS serial number information has been resolved.
  • Stability when opening a drawing has been improved.

Parcels

An issue that caused an error when modifying or deleting a parcel segment line has been resolved.

The stability of the Mapcheck command has been improved.

Pressure Networks

An error no longer occurs when running the FollowSurfaceINPV command on a pressure network when there is a pipe crossing a surface gap.

Importing multiple content files in the Content Catalog Editor no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Profiles

An issue that caused the application to close unexpectedly while using the profile layout tool bar has been resolved.

Surface

An issue that caused an error when switching between layouts with the level of detail display enabled has been resolved.

Adding, deleting, and re-adding a point file to a surface definition no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Surface analysis data is now retained as expected after rebuilding the surface.

Survey

The stability of the ImportSurveyData command has been improved.

The stability of the ImportFieldbook command has been improved.

You can download the Hotfix from within Civil 3D…

4-4-2012 8-46-10 AM

Internal Error When Creating a Survey Database

June 27, 2013

When creating a new local survey database, you might come across an error stating that it cannot open the shared memory region.

The cause of this seems to be the Windows User Access Control (UAC).  You need to set this to Never Notify…

4-4-2012 8-46-10 AM

Autodesk has posted this solution here.

DGN Clean-up Tool Pulled

June 24, 2013

Some of you might have noticed that my last blog had a link to a DGN Clean-up Tool.  Well from last week until today, it has been pulled.  However, Mr. R.K. McSwain has his own post about cleaning up this DGN mess. 

Read more at R.K.’s weblog here.

AutoCAD DGN Clean-up Tool

June 21, 2013

Autodesk has released a “clean-up tool” that cleans up unwanted data that comes from Microstation

You can download the hotfix for this and read more about it by clicking the link for “clean-up tool” above.

Controlling the Text Height in a Point Table

June 14, 2013

Autodesk has a solution for controlling the text height in a point table.  You might have noticed that if you change the text height, you don’t get the desired result.  That’s because you need to change the table size instead, NOT the text height.

You can read more here.