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Civil 3D 2012 Visualizing Surface Data Tutorial files

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04-08-2012 03:33 PM

I have checked my data folder and I cannot find the file Surface-7.dwg used in a surfaces tutorial.  It's a multi-view block.  I checked my entire hard drive and it is not there.  Can the files be downloaded?  I can't seem to find where I can do this.


As a matter of fact, the location where the tutuorials say to look, Windows 7: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ AutoCAD Civil 3D2012\enu\Data\,  does not exist on this Windows 7 Home Premium computer I am using.

Windows 7 x 64
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
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v. F.107.0.0 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 SP1
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Re: Civil 3D 2012 Visualizing Surface Data Tutorial files

04-08-2012 04:21 PM in reply to: pserpas

The ProgramData folder is a hidden system folder that will not dispaly unless you configure Explorer to show them. However, this is where the tutorial drawings are located in a standard install, including Surface-7.dwg:

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012\Help\Civil Tutorials\Drawings

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