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Civil 3D 2015 Service Pack 2

December 2, 2014

Autodesk has released Civil 3D 2015 Service Pack 2.  However, it is not yet on their website.  You will need to check your Autodesk Application Manager in your system tray.

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The following issues have been resolved in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Service Pack 2:

Alignments and Profiles

  • An issue has been resolved where opening an AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 drawing in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 or AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 caused profiles to shift unexpectedly.
  • An issue has been resolved where opening a drawing that contains corrupted profile views caused the application to close unexpectedly.
  • An issue has been resolved where horizontal grid lines in profile views were extended into the axis offset.
  • An issue has been resolved where a fixed parabolic vertical curve was lost when exported to LandXML and then imported back into AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • An issue has been resolved where station/elevation values in an Autodesk® InfraWorks™ profile were not converted from feet to meters when importing an imperial IMX file into a metric AutoCAD Civil 3D drawing.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Autodesk® Civil Engineering Data Translator did not include certain profile layout configurations when exporting drawings to files that can be used in Bentley® GEOPAK® or Bentley® InRoads®.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Export Civil 3D Drawing command would export alignments as lines and arcs instead of polylines when exporting to a DGN file.
  • An issue has been resolved where unexpected solid objects were projected to a section view.
  • An issue has been resolved where a projected solid extended above or below section views and profile views.
  • An issue has been resolved where full superelevation critical point labels were not drawn in certain situations.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Export LandXML command output incorrect station equations for alignments that included more than three station equations.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Alignment.EndingStation API property returned raw stations when there were station equations in the alignment.
  • An issue has been resolved where station equations could not be added to end of an alignment.
  • An issue has been resolved where a profile may be missing when a drawing is exported to GEOPAK using the Autodesk Civil Engineering Data Translator.
  • The AutoCAD Civil 3D API has been extended to enable superelevation data to be imported from an external file.

Corridor Modeling

  • An issue has been resolved where the Swept Solids option in the Extract Corridor Solids command only included links and did not include shapes.
  • An issue has been resolved with the search path of the subassembly codes file.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Extract Corridor Solids command did not include the correct corridor shape code names as part of the layer names for the solids.
  • An issue has been resolved where corridor feature lines were not using the code set styles assigned to the corridor.
  • An issue has been resolved where the material refill factor value in the Edit Material List dialog box was blank and would not preserve an assigned value.

Feature Lines, Parcels, and Sites

  • An issue has been resolved where feature lines and their site would disappear when moved to a different site in drawings created from acad.dwt.
  • An issue has been resolved where using the Insert Intermediate Grade Break Points option in the Elevations From Surface command would result in errors in the drawing.
  • An issue has been resolved where invalid characters were added to feature line and alignment names in certain cases.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Export Civil 3D Drawing command would export corridor feature lines as lines instead of polylines when exporting to a DGN file.
  • An issue has been resolved where copying a parcel to another site would delete the source site in drawings created from acad.dwt.
  • An issue has been resolved with crow’s feet in parcel labels when a parcel intersects itself.

Miscellaneous

  • An issue has been resolved where north arrows were not adjusting to north if sheets were created in the current drawing with the Create Sheets command.
  • An issue has been resolved where layers created from styles did not include the definitions for transparency and plot style.
  • An issue has been resolved where labels for data-referenced surfaces were not appearing when drawings were opened.
  • An issue has been resolved where Cyrillic characters were not accepted when entering path information for the AutoCAD Support File Search Path.
  • An issue has been resolved when attempting to connect to WMS using the AutoCAD Map 3D Connect command.
  • An issue has been resolved where users may not have been able to export a drawing to DGN using the Export Civil 3D Drawing command when MicroStation® was installed.
  • An issue has been resolved where note labels could not be copied from one drawing to another.
  • An issue has been resolved where descriptions defined for Toolbox items were being displayed as tooltips for Toolbox items.
  • An issue has been resolved where referenced drawings that contained hatches were plotting differently than the source drawings.

Pipe Networks and Pressure Networks

  • An issue has been resolved where the Break Pipe command for pressure pipes may not have worked as expected.
  • An issue has been resolved where connecting a pipe to an existing circular structure may have reset the structure size to the smallest size in its family.
  • An issue has been resolved where structures with 0′ (0m) sump depth may have been drawn incorrectly in profile view.
  • An issue has been resolved where an Optional Property for a pipe or structure was not retained.
  • An issue has been resolved with the performance of opening drawings in certain cases where the drawings included data-referenced pipe networks.
  • An issue has been resolved where using the Select command from the Pipes or Structures collections in the Prospector tree did not select the pipes and structures in the drawing.
  • An issue has been resolved where materials could not be selected from the drop-down list when using specific parts lists.
  • An issue has been resolved where only two materials could be added into the drop-down list when adding parts to a part list in a metric drawing.

Points, Surfaces, and Survey

  • An issue has been resolved where user-defined properties were removed from all COGO points after deleting and then undoing the deletion of a single COGO point.
  • An issue has been resolved where the Build option Maximum Angle Between Adjacent TIN Lines on the Definition tab of the Surface Properties dialog box was not saved when a drawing was reopened.
  • An issue has been resolved in cases where there was a large angular error in survey traverse analysis.
  • Warning icons are now displayed for survey figures in the following situations:
    • If a figure contains only two consecutive curve vertices.
    • If there is an issue with the geometric information for a figure that is imported from an FBK file.

    The warning icons are displayed on the Figures collection on the Survey tab in Toolspace and for individual figures in the Toolspace item view and in the Figures Editor.

Vault

  • An issue has been resolved where an unexpected error would occur when checking in a drawing using Autodesk® Vault 2015 R2 Server.
  • An issue has been resolved where revisions of xrefs were not managed correctly when using Autodesk Vault.
  • An issue has been resolved with Autodesk Vault performance when opening a sheet set within AutoCAD Civil 3D in cases where multiple projects are displayed in the Prospector tree.

Water Analysis

  • An issue has been resolved where the graphic plot for an inlet section in Hydraflow Storm Sewers listed the units for inlet depth incorrectly.
  • An issue has been resolved where junction loss was not properly computed in Hydraflow Storm Sewers.


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Civil 3D 2014 Service Pack 2

July 15, 2014

Autodesk has released it’s Civil 3D 2014 Service Pack 2.

The following issues have been resolved in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Service Pack 2:

Corridor Modeling and Analysis

An issue has been resolved where corridor materials were not being calculated for both sides of a roadway and in cases where there were corridors with multiple, non-parallel baselines.

An issue has been resolved with the SampleLineGroup.Create() API method.

An issue has been resolved where corridor solids were not exported to original coordinates.

An issue has been resolved where corridor solids were not exported properly for corridor links.

An issue has been resolved where corridor solids were not exported properly for specific areas of intersections.

Pipe Networks and Pressure Networks

An issue has been resolved where alignments were not created properly from a pressure network that had branches.

An issue has been resolved where parts from a custom part list were resizing to the smallest part in the part family when subsequent parts were added.

An issue has been resolved where data-referenced gravity pipe network styles were reset when the source model was updated and the network was synchronized

An issue has been resolved where pressure networks were not created properly when using the Create Pressure Network from Industry Model command.

An issue has been resolved where the height of the first structure in a gravity pipe network was not set properly when using a 3D polyline as the selected object.

An issue has been resolved where gravity pipe and structure collections could not be selected in the Prospector tree.

Alignments and Profiles

A data-specific issue has been resolved where profiles were shifting when an AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 drawing that contains profiles was opened in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, which resulted in a change in stationing.

An issue has been resolved where the cursor appeared to be offset from its actual location when laying out and editing a profile.

An issue has been resolved where the geometry curve lengths for rail alignments could not be edited in the tabular editor.

Miscellaneous

An issue has been resolved where turning off the navigation bar and ViewCube would result in lineweights not being applied properly during plotting for certain AutoCAD Civil 3D objects.

An issue has been resolved where unexpected characters and text was added to objects in a drawing and within any drawings that were opened during the AutoCAD Civil 3D session.

A performance issue when logging into Autodesk® Vault from AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 has been resolved.

An issue has been resolved where the Transformation Grid Scale Factor was not applied properly for ground coordinates when using the Geodetic Calculator.

An issue has been resolved where the Print button in the Hydraflow Express Rainfall IDF Curve dialog box would not work properly.

An issue has been resolved where pay item formulas were not properly incorporated into take off.

An issue has been resolved where special characters in an AutoCAD Civil 3D object name would cause an issue when an IMX file that contained these characters was imported into Autodesk® Infraworks™.

An issue has been resolved where the north arrow was not being rotated properly when using the Plan Production tools.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Service Pack 1

October 11, 2013

Autodesk has released a service pack for Civil 3D 2014.  The issues resolved are as follows:

Alignments

Using the Create Best Fit Alignment command no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Corridor Design

Importing a subassembly that exists in a folder with a long path no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Setting an override from True to False for a parameter in the Corridor Section Parameter Editor when the Corridor Section Editor viewports are configured to display multiple viewports no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Surface profiles that are generated from a data-referenced corridor surface and a data-referenced alignment (using the data shortcuts feature) are now dynamic.

The application no longer closes unexpectedly when you are working in a drawing with the Corridor Section Editor open and you then open (or create) and then close another drawing.

Importing a subassembly when a Tool Palette is not displayed no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly. To import a subassembly to a Tool Palette, the Tool Palette must first be open. If no Tool Palette is open, the option to import the subassembly to a Tool Palette is not available for selection.

Attaching another subassembly to a LinktoMarkpoint subassembly that exists in an offset assembly no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

3D polylines that exist in the drawing no longer appear by default in the Corridor Section Editor.

Importing a subassembly to a Tool Palette and then re-importing the same subassembly no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

When you create a subassembly from a polyline, the behavior of the Link Creation setting now works as expected.

Corridor feature lines that are drawn at fixed offset distances now appear as expected in the drawing.

Section Views

The positions of volume tables are now maintained when a drawing containing them is saved, closed, and reopened.

General/Other

Stability when using a menu with a drop down list has been improved.

Using Ctrl+Tab to switch between open drawings while the Layer Manager is open no longer causes the application to display an error message and close unexpectedly.

Opening a drawing that was created in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 (or in an earlier version) that contains data references no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Selecting points within the Point Editor and then clicking in the Style column no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Importing profile view band styles now works as expected.

Creating feature lines from a large number of polylines no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Grip editing a feature line after using the feature line Fillet command and then using the UNDO command no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Using the ExportToAutoCAD command on a drawing that has an attached xref no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Using the APPLOAD command to load AeccCustomDraw.dbx, AeccCustomEvent.dbx and AeccCustomUI.dbx now works as expected.

The geographic location is now correct when the units in the drawing are different from the units in the Geographic Location dialog box.

To use the ImportCAiCEKCM command, the Microsoft® Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable must be installed first. You can download the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13255.

Starting the application after uninstalling AutoCAD® Map 3D 2010 no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Labels

Values are now rounded correctly in profile station labels that use station index format with rounding.

Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D Integration

Live Map Data tiles are now loaded correctly when opening the application.

The MAPIMPORT command now imports SHP and SDF files as expected.

Object Enabler

Using the eTransmit command in Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® when the Civil Object Enabler is installed no longer causes the program to close unexpectedly.

Drawings that contain alignments, profiles, and pressure networks that are created in the current version of the program and then saved in an earlier version of the program now open as expected in AutoCAD (or other object-enabled program) when the Civil Object Enabler is installed.

Parcels

Running the Parcel Map Check report no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Using the Delete PI command on a parcel segment point of intersection no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Editing a parcel segment by holding the Ctrl key down and moving a grip no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Pipes

Deleting a pipe or structure when the Toolspace window is hidden no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

On the Microsoft® Windows 8® operating system, if you display a rollover tooltip for a pipe network and then exit the application, the application no longer closes unexpectedly.

Changing a pipe network part in the source file of a data shortcut now updates the part style in the referenced pipe network as expected.

Inserting a custom part into a pipe network now works as expected.

Using the Batch Import command to import pipe network parts into the Content Catalog Editor now works as expected.

The accuracy of the Part Builder Data Structure Table has been improved.

The structure style block rotation is now aligned with the 3D solid.

Pressure Networks

When using the Follow Surface command, the application no longer closes unexpectedly if the reference surface for the pressure network has a gap in it.

Profiles

Using the Profile Layout Tools toolbar no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Profile Views

Pressure network parts can now be re-drawn in profile view after drawing them in profile view and deleting them.

Points

Adding points to a table, using the UNDO command, and then selecting the table no longer causes the application to become unresponsive.

The Convert Land Desktop Points command now uses the Preserve Original Point Layer setting.

Point Clouds

The Window selection option in the Add Points to Surface command now works as expected.

Creating a point cloud or a surface from an ESRI ASC file now works as expected.

Attaching an RCP or RCS point cloud to the drawing and then adding AutoCAD Civil 3D properties to the point cloud now works as expected.

Project Manager

Extra .map files are no longer created when importing a Vault project.

Quantity Takeoff

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

Subassembly Composer

Void areas in corridor subassemblies are now displayed as expected in cross section views.

Surfaces

Surface analysis colors defined from color books are no longer converted to index colors for rendering in model space.

Surface analysis data is now maintained after the surface is rebuilt.

Surface analysis values that are outside of the defined ranges no longer appear as white in the drawing.

Switching to a different layout when the Level of Detail mode is active no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

If a DEM file that is added as surface data does not contain coordinate system information, the coordinate system that you assign when adding the DEM file is now used for the surface.

DEM files inserted as raster images are now positioned correctly.

Polylines created with the Water Drop command now use the PLINEGEN system variable.

Using the Paste Surface command no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Survey

Exploding a large number of survey figures, and then copying and pasting the entities into another drawing, no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

The Logging Enabled setting (under Change Reporting) is now included when the survey database settings are saved to an external file.

Importing a LandXML file with an invalid data format no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Creating a new survey database after importing survey database settings from a file no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Traverses are now inserted into the drawing with the expected rotation angle.

Importing a field book file when the drawing coordinate system and survey database coordinate system are different no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

Importing a field book without having a network selected first will no longer cause the application to close unexpectedly.

Coordinate values are now created correctly when importing a Face 1 and Face 2 reciprocal observation field book file.

Download the service pack here.

AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 Service Pack 1

October 3, 2013

Autodesk has released the first service pack for AutoCAD Map 3D 2014.

Take a look at the README file to see what is resolved.

Download Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD Map 3D 2014.

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 SP4 Released

September 23, 2013

Below are the resolutions addressed in the SP4

COGO

The Coordinate Geometry Editor now accepts Degrees/Minutes/Seconds in a spaced format.

Corridor Design

An issue that caused feature lines to not display as expected has been resolved.

An issue that caused errant feature lines to be generated between stations has been resolved.

Cross Sections

Volume tables now remain as saved when reopening the drawing.

Non-orthogonal sample lines now sample corridor links as expected.

Data Shortcuts

Profiles are no longer duplicated in multiple alignments.

An issue that caused pipes and pipe labels to not plot as expected has been resolved.

Creating a reference to a grid surface no longer causes the application to close unexpectedly.

General

The performance of tooltips has been improved.

Labels

Alignment labels using the crows foot block are now aligned as expected.

LandXML

When importing LandXML data, alignments are now imported to the specified drawing layer.

Pipe Networks

The structure style block rotation is now aligned with the 3D solid.

The Part Matchup Settings for Box to Box and Elliptical to Elliptical are no longer being ignored.

Project Managment

DwgRelPath retains leading periods on Windows XP based workstations.

An error is no longer generated when checking in a drawing with a reference, when the reference drawing is checked out by another user.

Reports

Station Equations now work as expected when the decreasing option is used.

Surface

Waterdrop polylines now display proper linetype generation.

New surfaces created from a DEM now use the user specified coordinate system.

Superelevation

The diagram in the Create Superelevation View dialog box is now displayed as expected when the alignment is referenced.

Survey

The stability of traverse analysis has been improved.

The latitudes and departures for the face 2 observations are now calculated as expected.

The accuracy of the traverse analysis report has been improved.

An issue that caused incorrect survey backsight calculations has been resolved.

An issue that prevented the use of the Crandall rule when adjusting with a mapcheck or a bearing traverse has been resolved.

Accuracy when using a reciprocal observation field book file has been improved.

You can download the service pack here.