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Scott Hacker

AEC Solutions Engineer, Hagerman & Company, Inc.

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Civil 3D Reference Templates: Increased Standardization in Real Time (Part 1)

Posted by Scott Hacker on Feb 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

news-2018-feb-civil3d-1.pngHave you ever wondered if there was a more efficient way to keep the AutoCAD Civil 3D styles, settings, layers and other standard components in your drawings up to date? You can using a new feature in Civil 3D 2018 called a reference template. The command is found on the Manage tab > Styles palette > Reference

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Topics: Civil Design, Tips and Tricks

Adding POP To Your InfraWorks Animations

Posted by Scott Hacker on Oct 24, 2017 2:03:00 PM

Make your presentations STAND OUT by using html for your titles and captions!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Infraworks

Lasso: Great for Cowboys…..Not for AutoCAD!

Posted by Scott Hacker on Jul 12, 2017 10:13:21 AM

Webster’s Dictionary defines lasso as:

A rope with a loop that is used for catching animals (such as cattle or horses), with its first known usage in 1807.

Fast forward to 2015 when Lasso functionality was introduced in AutoCAD 2015.   At that time, it was a “new and innovative” way to aid in object selection.  I have found that, much like Ribbon, Lasso is either a “love it” or “hate it” feature.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, AutoCAD