Tips Tagged: 3D

AutoCAD Civil 3D Tip: Relative Feature Lines

Written By: Dhanil Nikolla Create feature lines that are relative to surface. Feature line elevations can be obtained from a surface and can also be relative to a surface, so if the surface is updated, the feature line is updated. • Behavior of feature lines created to be relative to surface. If the surface is […]

AutoCAD Civil 3D Tip: Import or Insert Civil 3D Styles

Written by: Bryan Sullivan   AutoCAD Civil 3D has a tool that will import Civil 3D styles from one drawing or template to another. This tool is handy for choosing specific styles, but it does not import items such as description keys or parts lists. This is where the trusty AutoCAD INSERT command is helpful. […]

Bentley Enlivens Reality Modeling through Acquisition of e-on Software

Bentley recently announced that it acquired e-on software, a leader in the creation, simulation, and integration of natural 3D environments.  e-on software is widely acclaimed in the digital content creation (DCC) market, where its VUE and PlantFactory products are a mainstay among computer graphics (CG) professionals in the media and entertainment, science, and education industries. Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley […]

3D Photo Match

In this tutorial we will demonstrate one workflow to create a photo simulation using MicroStation. Below are some items to consider before you take your first photo. Ranked in order from “most important” to “still important.” Know the location where the photo was taken within a 5′ diameter, including elevation, and eye height from the […]

MicroStation Tip: Rendering Material Assignments in Google Earth

Written by: Bob Mecham Credit to: Margaret Valletta – McFarland Johnson I was providing professional guidance to Margaret on a 3D rendering project.  She wanted to take her 3D MicroStation model and export it to Google Earth.  I shared with her one of my previous tips MicroStation V8i SS3 with Google Earth and Map that showed how to […]

AutoCAD Civil 3D Tip: 2D Measurements on 3D Objects

by Ben Johnson   Have you ever wanted a quick 2D measurement when snapping to 3D objects such as cogo points, feature lines, surfaces or any other Civil 3D objects? The trouble is, default system variable settings allow OSNAP to snap to these objects using the object Z (elevation) value as well as its X […]

MicroStation Visualization Roundup

Written by: Bob Mecham I am asked all the time. “What are some good MicroStation resources if I want to start rendering and animating in MicroStation?” Here are some links that I personally have used on various MicroStation visualization projects. Online resources 1. EnvisionCAD – 3D Vis Tips 2. Training – MicroStation Everything 3D 3. […]

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