## Master Civil 3d Expressions – Add a constant to Surface Labels

In the realm of civil engineering design, precision is paramount. This blog post is your guide to mastering Elevation Label Formulas in Civil 3D, specifically focusing on creating expressions that add a constant to surface label elevations. For example we will add a constant of 0.5 feet to all Edge of Pavement elevations to calculate … Read more

## How to Label Crossing Alignments in AutoCAD Civil 3D

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore how to add a Label to Crossing Alignments with Profile Elevations in AutoCAD Civil 3D, demystifying this necessary tool for civil projects. Whether you’re a seasoned professional navigating complex infrastructure designs or a newcomer to the world of AutoCAD and more precisely Civil 3d, this step-by-step tutorial is tailored … Read more

## How to Change Elevations of COGO Points in Civil3D

Several days ago, I searched for a way to add a constant number to the Elevations of a Selected Group of COGO points in a Drawing. In short, the task was to add 6″ to the elevations of all points representing “Back of Curb”. This was needed to properly Stake BC at the site without … Read more

## Alignment Stations Through COGO Points! (Civil 3D Stations On COGO POINT!)

Working as a Civil Engineer more particularly doing Road Design, Often I have to work on Road rehabilitation/Reconstruction Projects. When doing design for rehabilitation it is of great importance to use correct point elevations, in order to calculate more accurately Asphalt quantities. Usually, when surveying an Existing road we try to survey at 10-meter sections. … Read more

## Bring Back Deleted Objects in AutoCAD!

The Problem It is a common problem to select and delete an object by accident and realize that the object is missing after you have done some more things on your drawing. Other situation would be if you have deleted something and after a little time you realize that it would be good to have your … Read more

## Can’t Select More Than One Object (AutoCAD gone wild!)

Objects select is not working properly I bet everyone has had this problem. You are trying to select objects one by one, but oops, there is something wrong with selecting. Only the last object is selected. The other problem you might have is trying to deselect an object using shift + left click, but AutoCAD doesn’t … Read more

## Coordinates of a Polyline in AutoCAD? But How and Why?

Coordinates of polyline. Coordinates are one of the most important properties in our drawings. Unless you are an architect, architects don’t like coordinates, they usually work in orthogonal projection somewhere in drawing. However even if you are working in local system you can find this tip useful. As we previously dissguesed, polylines are very powerful … Read more