AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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tyr_tomkem
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Registered: ‎08-06-2012
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Objects in C3D having parameters like Revit

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08-10-2012 02:22 AM

Hi!

 

Long time reader, first time poster. I am currently using Civil 3D 2011 and 2012 but soon making the jump to 2013.

 

In my project I want to able to present a 3D-object from Civil 3D 2011 to Navisworks, eg the body of a road. I am doing this currently with the add-on program from Autodesk Labs named Corridor Solids. The several different 3D-objects that represent the different layers of the road body needs to have a certain set of parameters. For instance, Name, Dimensions, Material and so forth.

 

Currently, the only thing that I can present in Navisworks is the layer name that I associate to that object when I export it from Civil 3D with Corridor Solids.

 

Is there a way, in vanilla Civil 3D or perhaps an add-on program that I can use to associate more parameters to a solid?

 

Regards,

 

Tommy

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aargumaniz
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Registered: ‎02-20-2012
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Re: Objects in C3D having parameters like Revit

07-31-2013 09:57 AM in reply to: tyr_tomkem

Did you ever get feed back on this or have you come up with a solution to export the volume parameters into Navisworks?

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mikeevans
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Registered: ‎09-29-2008
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Re: Objects in C3D having parameters like Revit

08-01-2013 01:38 AM in reply to: aargumaniz

There is a way however, why use the corridor export tool, just export direct to Navisworks (NWCOUT).

You would get all information on the model correctly.

 

If you would rather you can export a DWFx to do the same thing.

 

As for adding intelligent information to a 3D object or any civil3d object don't forget you have Map, you can add Object data tables and fill them in with any information you desire. BIM = GIS in old language.

 

Mike Evans

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