AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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AllenJessup
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 07:29 AM in reply to: neilyj

I found the email and confirmed that the opt-out will be available either in the email or as you're downloading. It isn't clear as to the exact step.

 

The emails should be out on the 28th according to the email

 

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BrianHailey
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 08:26 AM in reply to: neilyj

neilyj wrote:
My understanding is that the version of Map that civil 3d is built on isn't quite the full standalone version.

what are the differences between the software in the infrastructure design site premium compared to the standalone versions e.g raster design, 3ds, revit structure and how much practical difference do any differences make?

To answer the original question a bit more directly, Map 3D has the Industry Models (as mentioned by someone else). The Industry Models where previously known as Topobase.

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Neilw
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 10:39 AM in reply to: AllenJessup

Users should inquire about any costs to downgrade from a suite after accepting the offer. Our inquiry reveals it is VERY expensive.

 

Not to say it is a bad move but you should be informed when making the choice.

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DarrenP
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 10:57 AM in reply to: Neilw

yes it is expensive

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AllenJessup
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 01:18 PM in reply to: Neilw

Any change to Subscription is expensive. Multiply that by the number of seats of each piece of software in the suite and it may become very VERY expensive.

 

Check with you're reseller as to the final date you are able to opt-out. I'm hearing that you may be able to opt-out even if you downloaded the suite, for a limited time that is. Plus a lot will depend on your subscription renewal date.

 

Allen Jessup

 

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DarrenP
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 01:25 PM in reply to: AllenJessup

 

Check with you're reseller as to the final date you are able to opt-out. I'm hearing that you may be able to opt-out even if you downloaded the suite, for a limited time that is. Plus a lot will depend on your subscription renewal date.

 

Allen Jessup

 


i think you have until the end of the year

i will have to verify that also depends like you said when your sub contract expires

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neilyj
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 01:26 PM in reply to: AllenJessup
I believe that you can download and opt out of the suite after a few daysbut not sure how this works in practice
neilyj
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AllenJessup
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Re: Suite versions of software

04-16-2013 01:33 PM in reply to: DarrenP

DarrenP wrote:

i think you have until the end of the year

i will have to verify that also depends like you said when your sub contract expires


That's pretty much along the lines of what I was told. We're in almost the perfect position. Our Subscription expiration date was 2 days ago. We'd already renewed our Civil 3D and RD. Now, because we will be able to drop the renewal on RD next year, we will actually save a (very) little on our next subscription contract.

 

Please. Everyone should check directly with their reseller to go over what this will and wont cost you. Nothing we're posting here is official.

 

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neilyj
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Message 19 of 51 (247 Views)

Re: Suite versions of software

04-17-2013 03:12 AM in reply to: BrianHailey
So if a current MAP 3D user decides to free upgrade to Design Suite Standard, he will still get the "Full" version of Map but should he pay to upgrade to Premium or Ultimate he will only get the "LT" version?? Seems a bit odd if this were the case...!?!?!?
neilyj
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IDSP Premium 2015 (mainly Civil 3D 2015 UKIE & Infraworks with some limited 3ds Max Design)
Win 7 Pro x64, 500Gb SSD, 1Tb HDD
32Gb Ram Intel Xeon CPU E5-2650 v2 @ 2.6GHz (32 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
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AllenJessup
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Message 20 of 51 (237 Views)

Re: Suite versions of software

04-17-2013 04:46 AM in reply to: neilyj

neilyj wrote:
So if a current MAP 3D user decides to free upgrade to Design Suite Standard, he will still get the "Full" version of Map but should he pay to upgrade to Premium or Ultimate he will only get the "LT" version?? Seems a bit odd if this were the case...!?!?!?

The way I read it is that all levels get full Map 3D. Premium and Ultimate users will get both the Full Map 3D and the "LT" version that runs inside Civil 3D. You'll have to start Map separately to get the full functions.

 

Allen Jessup

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