MEDIA


 ROUTINE  Changes, additions
  • Many areas > road ponding
  • This routine allows you to calculate the ponding volumes around a catch basin
  • Survey Drafting tools > closure report from text
  • This routine do a closure report by allowing you to select the distance and bearing as text
  • Point Tools > text, node, point, surface label to point
  • converts objects to aecc cogo point
  • Many Areas > pond volume by slope
  • This routine will calculate the bottom of a pond by inputting ytop of pond, slope and volume required
  • Site Drfating Tools > Create Selection Set
  • Similar to to LDD routine:SS but updated for civil 3D objects
  • DynaLOT Tools > Count blocks within ROW
  • Counts all blocks within alignment ROW
  • Cross Section Tools > label pipes in section view
  • CADD a label showing invert of pipe in section view

 

View Video where lot lines are designed, finished ground surface is updated and labels are added.

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
  • Survey Drafting Tools > copy text from XREF
  • This routine allows you to copy specific text from an xref to the current dwg
  • DynaLOT Tools > Count Blocks within a ROW
  • This routine will count selected blocks inside within selected alignment’s ROW
  • Pipe Tools > Export Pipes to WSPG
  • Export selected pipes and structures to WSPG, a SWMM program specific to Los Angeles area
  • DynaLOT > Text to Label
  • Converts text or mtext to a general note label using current label style or the style that is displayed in add labels dialog box
  • XPSWW and PCSWMM Tools
  • Now allows you to select individual pipes, not just the whole network

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
  • Many Areas > Change Surface in Label
  • This routine allows you to modify the reference surface in one or multiple surface labels
  • PipeX >Add strucure Labels
  • This routine will find all structures with a similar description and place the current label on the structure, this is usefull for labelling all cb or differntiating between storm and sanitary
  • Site Express Tools > Batch Purge
  • Open drawing
  • Run command DGNPURGE in 2014
  • Run command PURGE
  • Run Command AUDIT
  • Delete any unused annotation scales
  • Save drawing
  • Close drawing
  • Open next drawing and repeat.
  • Layout Tools > Export Surface Labels
  • Export x y and z of surface labels to a file that can be uploaded to a data collector
  • DynaLOT
  • PCSWMM Tools
  • Option to convert run-off co-efficient to imperviousness

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
  • PipeX > Duplicate pipe network labels
  • PipeX >Trench Volumes
  • Calculate trench volumes and backfill quantities for each pipe in all networks
  • PipeX > Label deflection angle
  • Section Tools > Move section views columns
  • PipeLine Tools
  • Layout Tools > Grid to Ground
  • Site Drafting Tools > Attribute Tool
  • Point Tools > object to Point
  • Convert text, point or any object to a block ro cogo point
  • Survey Drafting tools > Draw Arcs and lines
  • Breakline Designer > Draw 3d featureline as profile
  • Site Drafting Tools > reset XREF layer
  • This routine updates layer’s colours and linetypes in an xref’d drawing
  • River Tools > create profile from 2 surfaces
  • This routine will create 1 profile from 2 surfaces
  • Point Tools > Move Point Labels
  • Site Drafting Tools > Move Labels
  • Section Tools > Label Featurelines at section lines

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITION
  • Survey Drafting tools > Lot Optimizer
  • PipeX >Featureline to pipes
  • Create a pipeline from 2 FL, one on the ground and one on the top of the pipe
  • Road Plan Tools > Create Profile
  • Create a profile with vertical curves from a corridor FL use this for a 3 line profile!
  • Survey Drafting Tools > Label Parcel
  • Road Plan Tools > Label TOC
  • Label TOC and Gutter elevations and grades
  • Survey Drafting Tools > Label Lines and Curves
  • Add labels to all lines and curves on a layer with one pick
  • Road Plan Tools > Knuckle Tool
  • Create a profile along the gutter with crossfall feedback
  • Breakline Designer > Flatten FL 3DPL
  • Flatten Featurelines, 3d polylines and Survey Figurelines
  • Many Areas > Label All Contours
  • Labels all contours on a surface at a user defined interval

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
  • PipeX> PCSWMM Tools
  • Structures and cathcment areas to PCSWMM
  • PipeX >Export pipes to Excel
  • PipeX> export civil 3d pipes and structures to your Excel spreadsheet, updated to include USER Defined Properties
  • PipeX > Copy Invert to HGL
  • This routine will copy the elevation from the invert to the HGL for each pipe on a network. Some municipalities, ie Calgary, reqire the sanitary pipes to be drawn as a single line
  • Layout Tools > Slope Stake Report
  • Export Station Offset and elevation from both left and right daylight lines
  • PipeX > Create Pipe Network from survey
  • New routine to take survey shots and create a network
  • Point Tools > Rotate Block
  • Now rotate points to a FL, with an option to change the style
  • PipeX > Add Capacity and Velocity to Profile
  • Breakline Designer > Flatten FL 3DPL
  • Many Areas > Label All Contours
  • Labels all contours on a surface at a user defined interval

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
  • PipeX> XPSWMM Tools
  • export export pipes, structures and cathcment areas to XPSWMM, import of pipes to civil 3d and export ponds to XPSWMM.
  • PipeX >Export pipes to Excel
  • Updated to export additional fields, including bedding, deflection angle and more!
  • PipeX> View this video to see interaction between civil 3d pipes and your Excel spreadsheet
  • Site Tools>Many Areas>Remove FL from Surface
  • An interactive method to remove selected Featurelines from a surface
  • PipeX >Pipe Interference
  • Now labels in profile, including drawing the pipe
  • PipeX > Pipe Drafting tools
  • Additional tools including
    • Automated drop structures using 1 pipe size smaller
    • Label directions in profile band and plan view with construction north
  • DynaLOT
  • Breakline Designer > create FL from PL and Densify arcs
  • To create a FL from a 2D pline, automatically selecting the cogo points along the pline and then densifying the arcs with an interval based on the radius
  • River Tools > Import from HEC
  • Adds station, 100 year and regional Flood Elevation Import from HEC-RAS: Water Surface Extents; Velocities; Banks; Boundaries, in-effective areas, Channel CL and 2D and 3D Sections

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
PipeX > add object data to pipes and manhole
  • This routine has been updated so you can place the data in pre-defined object data tables View AVI that shows the manholes and pipes with object data being attached
PipeX > Place Watermain Under Sewer
  • Watermain Deflection around a Sewer this video shows how the watermain can be deflected under a sewer
Breakline Designer > Move Featureline Vertex
  • New routine to move a FL vertex but maintain original elevation
Survey > Point Tools >surface Labels to Points
  • New routine to convert Surface Labels to Points View Video
PipeX > place hydrant on Watermain
  • Now includes an option offset and rotates to watermain

View the latest AVIs:

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road >sections> Trim Section View
  • Trim a section View to an even offset beyond the last slope stake
PipeX > Calculate Storm Areas
  • Now allows you to select parcels or plines for areas and run-off co-efficients. both can be exported to excel
Alignment Tools > arc thru point tangential to line
  • Place a curve with a fixed radius thru a known point tangental to a line
PipeX > Pipe interference
  • Now includes pressure pipes, pip networks, Featurelines and plines

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > Site Drafting Tools
  • 2 new routines: copy attributes from 1 block to another block with common Tags, and move all of the attributes of a block as a group
PipeX > Rename Pipes
  • New routine to rename pipes
Site > DynaLOT
  • 2 new routine to to place surface labels at lot endpoints and along Feature Lines
Site > DynaLOT
  • Grade and Delta routines now have an option to use dialog box or command line, look in settings, Site > general > G&D dialog box
Site > Many Areas
  • Primordial Volumes, the routine has been enhanced and is now faster
Site > Site Drafting Tools > Make Legend
  • New routine to make a legend from all blocks in a dwg, with option to limit the blocks to a control file
Road > Profile Tools
  • Draw Tangents now adds a reactor so if the primary road is moved the secondary road is adjusted

 

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > Section> Project Points
  • Places points on CL at section stations in plan, on sections and on profile
Site > Street > Draw 3D CL and Gutters
  • New routine in street tools to import CL and set elev on gutter line by grade
Pipes > Add Pipe Deflection Angle
  • New routine to add deflection angle on pipe structure labels
Pipes > Pipe Depth Report
  • Now has more reporting with additional summaries that will plug into the contract
Site > Many Areas
  • New routine to create a solid from a surface
Site > DynaLOT> Place points on FL intersections
  • Places points wher FL crosses a lot line, using the elevation from the FL. if you grade with FL this will aid in the labelling
Survey > Point > Extract Point Description to Acad
  • Extract description as Mtext, so you don’t loose any User Defined Properties when exporting to acad
Site > Many Areas >Bounded Volumes
  • New routine to create dynamic strip, pregrade and voume surfaces, View Video

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey > Layout tools > CL Stationing on Offset Pline
  • Offset new routine to place points on offset pline/FL with Alignment Stationing
Profile Tools > Move Block by Station and Elevation
  • New option to move a projected Cogo Point in Profile and update elevation in plan View Video
Section Tools > Move Block by Station and Elevation
  • New routine to move a projected Cogo Point in Section and update elevation in plan View Video

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey > Layout tools
Survey Tools > Survey Drafting > Pocket Plans
Profile Tools >3 line profile
  • New routine to lable 3 line profiles, taking corridor FL and labelling station offset and description on profile View Video
LRT Tables
  • New routines that creates the tables required for LRT construction View Video
Breakline Designer > Islands
  • New routine to create islands in a parking lot, View Video
PipeX > Check All manhole Drops
  • New routine to check drop across the mh based on deflection angles
Point Tools > add block to point
  • New routines that will place the block in a point style with the actual block. This will allow you to rotate the block separate from the point. symbol legend that will create a table of blocks and description
Point Tools > Create point group
  • Create point group by selecting points now has option to create the group by style
Profile Tools > Label lines, plines, Featurelines and pipes from plan to profile
  • New routine that labels station, offset, Layer Name and elevation of Blocks, Featurelines, Pipes and Plines within a swath from a CL in plan onto profile
PipeX > Trench Excavation
  • Modified so it will vary in width based on pipe size, also new options for slopes and drawing FL. it will also now allow you to calculate the volumes to a surface, usefull if you have to calculate the amount of rock excavation

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Ribbons
  • The civil3d-tools.cuix now has ribbons, pulldowns and toolbars!
Point Tools > renumber points along pline
  • New routine to renumber points along a pline, this should make it easier for staking
Many Areas
  • New routines to export surface faultlines to file, create surface faultlines by layer, export Corridor Fault lines to surface
Many Areas > Extract contours from a surface
  • New routine allows you to select a contour from a surface and will create a lwpolyline with the contours elevation
Site Express Tools > Copy Label
  • New routine to duplicate any label and place it anywhere
PipeX > Tables to excel
  • New routine to export pipe tables to excel
PipeX > Change Pipe Network Labels
  • New routine in pipex to move pipes, structures and labels to layers as defined in the style in plan and profile
DynaLOT > place elev block at block insertion points
  • New routine rsi:eblock to place elev block at block insertion points
PipeX > Add object data to Pipes and Manholes
  • Additional fields are now including, year, alignment, part size family, part family name and year, inverts

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Ribbons
  • The civil3d-tools.cuix now has ribbons, pulldowns and toolbars!
Section Tools > corridor featurelines to grading report
  • New routine to export seleted corridor strings to an easy to read report
Reactors
  • Have been enhanced with new documentation!
Profile > 3Line Profile
Survey Drafting Tools > LABEL-FRONTAGE-AT-OS
  • Labels frontage at setback
Survey Drafting Tools > parcel2envelope
  • Draw Building Envelope from Parcel
Many Areas > prismodial Volumes
  • Now offsets each subsite by 0.05 and makes a FL AVI
Breakline Designer
  • New routine to offset gutter line to create medians and islands.
Site Drafting Tools > Parking Stalls
  • New routine to easily create parking stalls

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey Drafting Tools > Rotate Bearing from astronomic to grid
  • New routine to rotate bearings, includes spaces that are in the original label N80%%d06’40″E minus 01°03’10” would become N79°d03’30″E
Brealine Designer > Make Copy of FL in 2D
  • Copy featurelines as 2d polylines and place the featureline on a no plot layer. This allows you to have 2d plines with a LT scale and 3d FL for surfaces.
Breakline Designer > Control FL from points
  • New routine to control that updates a FL if the elevation of all Points asscociated are modified
PipeX >set invert across manhole
  • Pick 2 pipes across a MH and you can modify the inverts of the second pipe
Site Tools > Match Styles
  • Now matches Layers as well
Many Areas > Slice Volumes
  • Volume calculation between 2 surfaces showing the cut fill net for each increment. This is useful for Flood Plain analysis
PipeX > Place Invert and Directions in Bands
  • New options to place direction as suffix or prefix, layer selection and text width Also displays the deflections at each manhole
Profile Tools > Draw FL from Profile
  • Now FL updates if profile is modified
Layout Tools > MH Offsets
  • New routine to stakeout manholes by offsets
Profille Tools > Create 3dPoly in plan from Pline in Profile
  • New routine to create a offset 3d poly in plan from a pline in profile
Many Areas > Find High Low elevation in pline
  • New routine to locate and label lowest or highest elev in pline
Section Tools > Import Corridor FL in 2D
  • New routine to extract multiple FL from corridor as 2d plines
Section Tools > Super Elevation Table from corridor
  • New routine to create super elevation table from corridor

 

  • Boreholes AVI this video shows how to place boreholes in plan, in profile and create a subsurface! 
  • Multiple AreaVolume AVI calculate Volumes by Areas each with its own topsoil and pre-grade depth. Strip, Rough Grade and Cut/Fill surfaces are created 
  • Create Underground Surfaces this video show the process to create a tunnel with surfaces and sections and volumes
  • WaterMain AVI   Place a pline offset from CL; Add bends to watermains, plot to profile with depth from profile, create 3d pline in plan; show pipe interference with c3d pipes and  new watermain

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Layout Tools > Corridor to d45
  • Export corridor feature lines to Leica D45 file format
Site Tools > Global Style Changer
  • Changes layer, color, line type and lt scale in all point, alignment and surface styles
Survey > Point Tools > grid 2 ground
  • Converts external csv file from grid to ground or back
PipeX >Export to excel by alignment
  • Exports mhs and pipes to excel based on offset from CL
DynaLOT > blocks at lot endpoints by descriptor
  • New routine to place blocks at lot endpoints based on user defined descriptor
Alignment Tools > Rail Turnouts
  • New routine to locate rail turnouts
Many Areas > Boreholes
  • New routine to place boreholes in plan , place info on profile and build surface from boreholes
Many Areas > Prisomodial Volumes
  • New routine to calculate volumes by subsites, creates differentials, strip and pregrade surfaces and even does engineer fill!
Section Tools > Create surface from sections
  • New routine in section tools to creatre surface from section edits
Menu now has 4 toolbars
  • Integratted all of the LP tools into the civil essentials menu

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site Tools > Grade Tool
  • If you move the grade arrow or text, position is remembered
License Borrowing
  • Updated to the latest version of flexlm, fixed returning early problems
PipeX > pipe lengths to excel by alignment
  • New routine exports pipes lenghts and sizes and mhs to excel by alignment
Site Tools > dynalot > Blocks at lot endpoints by user defined descriptor
  • New routine to place blocks at line endpoints using
PipeX> Draw pipes to Profile by alignment
  • New routine to draw all pipes along alignment to the correct profile view
Many Areas > calcualte stockpile volumes
  • New routine to incrementally calculate stocpile volumes from 1 surface
PipeX > Label Pipes in Plan
  • New routine to label pipes in plan, remember label location if moved
Street tools > gutter tables
  • New routine to show stations, elevations and grades on curb returns
PipeX > As Built Service Connections to Excel
  • New routine to export locations and elevations of points to excel spreadsheet
Profile tools > flags to plan
  • New routine to export locations and elevations of points to excel spreadsheet
Survey drafting > label lines and arcs
  • Now allows curved dimension arrows and you can select by point or objects

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Profile Tools > create profile with 3d stationing
  • Slope distance stationing along 3d pline or create from surface, one example of this is for pipelines
PipeX > Place Safety Platforms in Profile
  • New routine that will place a line and label halfway up a MH if the MH depth exceeds specified depth
PipeX > watermain Tools
  • New set of tools to place watermains onto profile
Site Tools > Many Areas > GRid to Ground
  • New routine to convert a surface with a scaling factor
Road > Profile Tools > Volumes from Profile
  • New routine to calculate the volume between 2 profiles
Pipe Tools > pipex > Service Connections
  • New options including getting the low and high elevation in a lot
Road > Section Tools > Label Offset Alignment to Sections
  • New routine to label an offset alignment on a section with station and elevation
Site > Grade Tool
  • In c3d now has reactors on the grade label
Survey > Survey Drafting Tools> draw pline by quadrant
  • New routine to easily create a pline by entering quadrant, angle and distance. Automatically labels distances and bearings

 

 

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Tutorials have been updated
  • Site tools and river tools tutorials have been updated for C3D, erase the c3d steltman example before downloading for the new files
Road Tools > Rail Tools > compare rail to road stationing
  • Added station equations at the end of each curve
Site Tools > Many Areas > GRid to Ground
  • New routine to convert a surface with a scaling factor
Road > Profile Tools > Volumes from Profile
  • New routine to calculate the volume between 2 profiles
Pipe Tools > pipex > Service Connections
  • New options including getting the low and high elevation in a lot
Site > Grade Tool
  • In c3d now has reactors on the grade label

ROUTINE CHARGES, ADDITIONS
tutorials have been updated
  • Site tools and river tools tutorials have been updated for C3D, erase the c3d steltman example before downloading for the new files
Road Tools > Draw plines in Plan/Profile from high low Points in Sections
  • New tool to plot the high and low points in sections to profiles. We developed this for runway approaches
Pipe Tools > Pipe Interference
  • New routine to label pipe interference in plan and create and table with depth between obvert and invert. Also checks for 3d plines, great if you need to check service connections
Pipe Tools > depth of cover at manholes
  • New routine to calculate the depth of cover at all pipes at each manhole
Profile Tools > create profile from pline in profile
  • New routine to create profile from pline in profile
Section Tools > Draw 3d plines in plan/profile from points in sections
  • Added option to plot pline in profile from pick points in sections to plan
Site Tools > Tool Tip On/Off
  • Pick entities to easily turn tool tips on or off
River Tools > create hybrid profile from points and profile
  • Allows you mix surveyed points and surface profiles; create alignments now goes to 1 decimal place

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Pipe Tools > Pipe Editor
  • Pipe editor completely redesigned. Create runs from networks, design from upstream or downstream, inverts at CL or edge of manhole, change slopes or pipe sizes 1 at a time or by column many more enhancements
  • View AVI
DynaLOT > Set Point by daylight
  • Now has option to force cut or fill
Site Tools > Match Style
  • Now does pipe styles too
River Tools > Draw data from HEC-RAS SDF file
  • Now Draws: Water Surface Extents; Velocities; Banks; Boundaries, in-effective areas, Channel CL and 2D and 3D Sections. NEW options to label the sections and add object data. Now imports multiple reaches
  • View AVI
Survey to Plan > Dripline canopy
  • New routine that allows you to take a shot on the trunk and edge of canopy and block will be scaled accordingly
Street Tools > elbow knuckle and CDS
  • New options to selct offset pline or offset alignment
River Tools > Draw banks in plan from picking points in sections
  • New routine that allows you to draw the banks in plan
Dynalot > Lot corner delta from CL
  • If you already have a lot front selection set you can add or remove from the existing rather than starting from scratch
DynaLOT > Grade Tool
  • New options for interpolate or to measure along an alignment or arc
Many Areas > Volumes from grid tics and parcels
  • Now auto selects the area to process, and has an option to leave the Difference Text on the drawing when finished
Point Tools > Compare points to DTM
  • Now has option to lower surface selected

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Civil Essentials
  • All Tools have been updated to work in C3D 2010
New toolbars for C3D civil essentials
  • Dynalot toolbar has been expaned and a second tool bar has been aded with the 10 most used routines
Road > River Tools > Import SDF file
  • New option to import ineffective areas from HEC-RAS sdf file
Site > DynaLOT > 1 LOT
  • Now works with C3D aecc points
Road > Section Tools > draw plines in plan from picks in sections
  • New routine to draw plines in plan from picks in sections
Survey > Survey Drafting Tools > Label Lines
  • New routines to dimensiuon lines
Pipes > pipe tools > Pipe Editor
  • Routine has been enhanced to show drop across the manhole. i talso show the inverts at the manhole edges and not at the Centre of the manhole
Pipes > pipe tools > Trench volumes
  • New routine to create to calculate trench excavation volumes
Site > dyanlot > label all grades
  • New routine to label all grades between point on all lines selected View AVI

 

  • Steltman Software Acquires Landproject.com intellectual property 
    This acquisition includes the complete “Landproject Suite” of tools which includes PipeX, DirtDemon, LandTools and PointTools for all AutoCAD Land Development Desktop and AutoCAD Civil 3D platforms.
  • Street tools creates alignment and profile
  • View AVI Calculate invert at point from main by grade

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey > Poin Tools > Pack Database
  • New tool to renumber points so they are contiuous
Street Tools > Create Curb Return alignment and Profile
  • New routine to create curb returns
Street Tools > Create Elbow alignment and Profile
  • New routine to create Elbow
Pipe Tools > Calc invert at point from main
  • New routine to calculate the service connection elevation at the property line from the main at a grade View AVI 
Profile Tools > Reverse Profile
  • New routine that will reverse the selected profile, because even if you reverse an alignment your design profile does not reverse
Profile Tools > Create align/Profile from 3d poly or Featureline
  • Routine updated to create alignment and profile
Profile Tools > List Elevations at intersections
  • Updated to allow you to change the design if the profiles do not match
Pipe Tools > Label invert elevation from plan to profile
  • Now labels the invert elevation in plan and profile

 

These were some of the most popular demonstrations at our booth at AU 2007:

  • Go to web or View AVI Create Civil 3D prototype drawing from LDD description keys and cogo block library in 1 pick., than draw 3d plines
  • View AVI Profile Tools quickly and interactively draws design profile
  • View AVI DynaLOT does subdivsion grading in half the time
  • View AVI Many Areas calculates Volumes by Parcels each with it’s own topsoil and pregegrade Depth and creates a Surface in Civil 3D
  • View AVI Pipe Tools edits pipes in Civil 3D or import/export to Excel
  • View AVI Hydaflow Tools exports drainage areas to Hydraflow and imports the design data back to Civil 3D
  • View AVI create stage storage volume table from a pond surface in Civil 3D using Many Areas
  • View AVI River Tools brings data from Civil 3D to HEC-RAS and back!
  • View AVI match styles in 1 pick!

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey to Plan Tools > Draw Sewer from block by depth
  • New routine to to draw 3d pline by selecting survey points and putting in depth to invert
DynaLOT Tools > place house elevations at 4 corners
  • New routine place house offset from PL, calculates house corner; first floor; basement and footing elevations
Profile Tools > intersect by grade
  • New routine to calculate station and elevation from 2 known points and interesecting by grade
Pipe Tools > Define ponding area from point
  • New routine calculates where user defined elevation intersects surface around a point
Pipe Tools > Define catchment area from point
  • New tool finds the highest elevation before surface slopes away around a point
Hydraflow Tools > update hydraflow file with storm areas
  • Update stm file with latest area circle information; area value in block updates when the pline is changed
River Tools > Import data
  • Selecting section option will now draw the banks
River Tools > Export data to Hec-ras
  • You can now select overbanks if different than the banks

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Many Areas> Volumes by Slice New routine to calculate volumes of stockpile or landfill by elevation increment
Breakline Designer > Create breaklines by Descriptor Now optionally adds breaklines to existing surface
Street Tools > Multiple 3D plines Now optionally adds breaklines to existing surface
Pipe Tools > Calc Storm Areas Area Circles now update if pline is modified
HydraFLOW Tools > Import HGL New tool that reads the STM and draws HGL on selected profile
Pipe Tools > Export to Excel Now will export up to 3 areas and co-efficients to excel
DynaLOT > Pad Extents New tool to calcualte freeform pad extents based on point and where elevation intersects surface
Alignment Tools > Join Alignemnts New tool to create new alignment from 2 selected alignments
Pipe Tools > Pipe Elevation to Profile New routine to draw ellipse on profile from selected point on pipe in plan

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
River Tools > Draw Bank in Plan by Picking in Sections
Pipe Tools > Import / Export Pipes to Excel
Pipe Tools > Pipe Editor
Many Areas > Volumes from Surface and Parcels
  • New routine to calculate Volumes in Parcels each with it’s own topsoil and pregegrade Depth. Creates a Surface in Civil 3D View AVI for Civil 3D
Survey Drafting > Lot Siting
  • New options for area coverage table, co-ordinate table, slopes, dimensions
Breakline Designer > Place blocks at vertices
  • Now optionally allow you to select points on the pline

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
All menus items load faster New loading routine will only load program if selected from a different pulldown than the previous program
Steltman tool setting > civil essentials general > Land desktop installed New option for c3d to use aecc points
DynaLOT > All routines Now optionally use aecc cogo points in c3d
River Tools > Stretch 3dPline to Surface New routine to create banks between section
River Tools > Now all “.in” control files use the stream alignment name
Pipe Tools > define catchment area from point New routine to define catchment area
DynaLOT Tools > Place elevation and Drainage Arrows New routine to show drainage when lots drain from back to front
Street Tools > Elbow Knuckle stationing New routine to label beginning and ending stationing necessary for Corridor ezy knuckle routines
Many Areas > Label pregrade elevations from proposed surface New routine to take surface labels in ldd and subtract pregrade depths
Many Areas > Label pregrade elevations from proposed surface New routine to take surf labels in ldd and subtract pregrade depths
Steltman tool setting > site tools > cul-de-sac Street tools layers moved from the menu to steltman tool setting
Steltman tool setting > survey tools > Create Breaklines Create Breaklines from Descriptors arguements moved from the menu to steltman tool setting
Pipe Tools > Pipe Utilities > Pipe Editor New routine for c3d to view and change pipe sizes and inverts
Pipe Tools > Pipe Utilities > Export/Import Pipe Data to/from Exce New routine for c3d send pipe data to and from YOUR excel spreadsheet
Profile Tools > draw tangents in plan New routine to do vertical design in plan; intersection matching and station and surface elevation display while moving the cursor

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Pipe Tools > Pipe Interference
  • Now labels clearance on the drawings
Road > Section Tools > Label points or pline
  • Added option to label selected point in plan from selected point on section
Road > Profile tools > flags to plan
  • Now has option to put additional elevations along vertical curve
Road > Section Tools > draw culverts
  • Now asks to select additional lines for culverts that do not cross cL
Survey > Breakline Designer > 3d Polyline to LW polyline
  • New tool to convert 3d polys to lw plines
Site > Drafting Tools > Layer move
  • New tool to move all entities on source layer to selected layer but retain colour of original layer

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > Design Tools > Calculate Stripping
  • New routine to calculate stripping volumes from selected pcodes to slope stake
Site > DynaLOT Tools > Offset Swale
  • New routines to place elevations along offset swale at user defined grade
Civil 3d > survey > point tools >
  • New tool to to rotate point without going through panorama
Civil 3d > site express tools > match styles
  • New routine that updates style of target point, alignment, profile or surface from selected object
Civil 3d > survey > point tools
  • Migrated Civil Essentials from LDD to C3D
Civil 3d > survey > Survey to Plan Tools
  • Migrated Civil Essentials from LDD to C3D
Civil 3d > Site > Many Areas > Pond Stage Storage from Surface
  • New routine to calculate volumes from a surface at user defined interval

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > Many Areas > Volumes from Grid Tics and Parcels
  • Added new option to select a default topsoil and pregrade depth to apply to points in a parcel that are not in any of the other parcels
Site > DynaLOT Tools > Count Blocks inside ROW
  • New routines that will count blocks inside user defined width from selected alignments
Site > DynaLOT > Place Elevation Block at Daylight Point
  • New tool to place a point at the daylight point
Site > DynaLOT > 1 Lot Copy
  • New routine that copies the layout from 1 lot design to a second lot
Road > Section Tools > Label Total Cut Fill Areas on sections
  • New routine to label cut/fill areas on each plotted cross-section
Road > Section Tools > Label Template Areas on Sections
  • New routine will place areas from the template into a table on each
Road > Section Tools > Label Lines and plines from plan to sections
  • New option to place vertical line at offset of pline at each section
Site > DynaLOT > Label Grade between 2 3d plines
  • Label Grade between 2 3d plines
Road > Section Tools > Label Last Slope
  • Added option to label run over rise or rise over run
Road > River Tools > Draw Data from Hec-Ras SDF file
  • When importing sdf boundaries now will process all profiles in the file. also added left and right elevations when importing water extents
Road > Profile Tools > Flags to Plan
  • Added option in profile flags to plan to select alignment intersections to be labeled
Road > Profile Tools > Draw Tangents
  • Now steps through each pi and prompts for k or LVC

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > DynaLOT > Label Grade from block perp to 3d Pline
  • Added new option when labelling grade to 3d pline for selecting point on pline or perpendicular to pline or to Elevation from CL
Survey > Layout >Sokkia > Import SDR Station Offset
  • New routines to read an SDR station offset file and create pline or import points
Site > DynaLOT > Extended Label Grade
  • New routine to label slopes with additional options
Site > DynaLOT > Lot Design 2 points
  • New routine to design lot line between 2 points
Site > Admin > Tools Setting > General > Use AECC points
  • Now toggle between Softdesk Point Blocks and AECC Point Objects

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > Road Plan Tools > Label Grades in Plan between PCodes
  • Routine to label grades between pcodes in plan
Road > Road Plan Tools > Sopelines
  • Now allows you to specify a gap between a group of slopelines, remembers last setting
Road > Alignment tools > Set alignment by grade from contours
  • Now includes plines, lwplines and aecc contours
road > Profile Tools > Skewed Utilities to Profile
  • Routine to plot skewed utilities to profile
road > Profile Tools > Point Groups to Profile
  • Updated with new labelling options, text will not overlap
road > Profile Tools > Display Elevations
  • Routine to list elevation from profile by user entering stations
Site > DynaLOT > Edit Blocks along Pline
  • Now adds and deletes blocks modified in dialog box
Site > DynaLOT > Blocks On Arcs
  • Routine to place blocks at arc endpoints
Site > Express > Bill of Materials
  • Now allows you to count nested blocks and length by line type
Survey > Layout Tools > Centerline Station and offset pline
  • Routine to calculate pline offset and distance and elevation from CL
Survey > Layout Tools > Service Connections
  • Now allows you to put 2 points for each connection
Survey > Layout Tools > Centerline Station and Offset
  • Now you can have multiple offsets defined in 1 pass
Survey > Layout Tools > Elev from CL
  • Routine to place an elevation on select points or objects
Survey > Layout Tools > Field
  • Added a save button
Survey > Point Tools > Multiply Elevation
  • Routine to multiply aecc point objects by user defined factor

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > alignment tools > Add Curve Tables
  • Now draws location of horizontal PI of curve
road > river tools > import from HEC
  • Added option to import sections as 3d plines from SDF file created in HEC-RAS
road > river tools > import from HEC
  • Added option to import stream CL from SDF file created in HEC-RAS
Survey > Layout Tools > Export alignments to DC
  • Export multiple horizontal and vertical alignments to trimble dc format
Survey > Breakline Designer > Create 3d pline
  • New option to query surface at each vertex while drawing 3d poly
Survey > Breakline Designer > Edit 3d pline
  • New options to reverse, plot and label 3d poly

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
site > DynaLOT > blocks at lot endpoints
  • Now is UCS aware
site > drafting tools > Block:Delta angle Rotate
  • Now is UCS aware
Road > Profile tools > CL Elev flags
  • Now places stations with “+” and removes space before “%”
site > DynaLOT > Label Grade from Block to 3D Pline
  • New routine that labels grade, use for labellling driveway grade from house fron to curb
site > dynalot> Flatten Blocks
  • New routine to set block insertion Z to 0, the reverse of add Z
road > river tools > Create HEC-RAS SDF file from points and SDF file
  • New routine to update sdf file with points from dwg. Use this routine to paste points from dwg into section in an existing SDF file. Great way to merge survey data with models created from Lidar data
road > river tools > Create Hybrid Profile from points and Profiles
  • New routine to update profiles with points from dwg. Use this routine to paste points from dwg into existing profiles. Great way to merge survey data with models creating clean profiles
Survey > Migration Tools
  • LDD to Civil 3D Description Key translator now moved to Survey Tools, also includes routine to import all blocks from a Folder into current dwg
Survey > Mapping Tools
  • Mapping tools now moved to Survey Tools

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > river tools > Create alignments
  • New routine to create alignments from lines and plines that cross channel alignment, and export alignment names to file
Road > river tools > Export to hec ras
  • Now calcualtes actual reach lengths along pline
Survey > pipeline tools> Parcel alignment intersection report
  • New routine to display the the station of selected aligment with all parcels it intersects
Survey > breakline designer > Create breaklines from descriptors
  • New option to NOT read point database, this speeds up the routine significantly
Site > dynalot> lot corner delta from CL
  • Now remembers the delta for each alignment
Pipe > Place catch basin
  • New routine to place a catch basin and set invert elevation from obvert of pipe
Site > DynaLOT > Place blocks along
  • Will now do arcs, lines and plines and will optionally read the elevation and update the block

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > river tools > Create HEC-RAS SDF file
  • Now will create, cut lines, bank positions and reach limits
Road > river tools > Create profiles from surface
  • New routine will create and plot profile for each alignment selected
Road > river tools > Process Sections from alignments and Surfaces
  • New routine to create profiles from a surface and a list of alignments
Site > DynaLOT > Label-Design grade on arc
  • Now places curved grade label
Survey > pipeline tools> parcel percentage area report
  • New routine to display each parcel’s area as a percentage of the total of all the areas of all the parcels
Survey > layout tools> bolt pattern
  • New routine to output bolt locations based on number of bolts on each pier
Road > road plan tools> 3 line profile
  • New options to dimension tranition profile along offset alignment in profile

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey > breakline designer > Create breaklines from Descriptors
  • Added option to define curves with multiple points
Road > profile tool > Dimension Offset Alignment to Profile
  • New tool to dimension offset alignment to baseline profile
Road > road plan tools> label superelevaion points
  • New routine to label station and descriptor of critical superelevaion points in plan

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > dynalot > Edit Block Elevations along Pline
  • New tool that selects all blocks along a pline and allows you to edit elevations and set grades
Site > many areas> Contours to Cut Fill Balance Layers
  • Updated so you can specify engineer fill contours
Site > street tools> cul-de-sac and elbow
  • Layers are now controlled in site > admin > steltman tool settings

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > dynalot > Edit Block Elevations along Pline
  • New tool that selects all blocks along a pline and allows you to edit elevations and set grades

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
survey >layout tools
  • All layout tools now work in Civil 3D
Site >Many Areas > Pond Volumes
  • New option to display in ft3 or yd3 or acre feet
Site >Many Areas > Volumes from Grid Tics and Parcels
  • Now totals areas, prompts if you wish to erase, cleaner display of results
Road >River Tools > Import Banks
  • New option to import banks or boundaries from HEC-RAS GIS export
Road>Road Design Tools >Blocks on Profile to offset alignment
  • New tools allows you to pick points and blocks on profile and locate them on an offset alignment

 

View AVi that shows how you create a 3D pline along an offset alignment from a pline on a profile. Usefull for watermains

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
survey >layout tools > service connections
  • Modified so you can export service connections by layer
survey >layout tools > MHS and Inverts
  • Now allows you to select which runs to export
Site >Street Tools > Cul-De-Sac
  • Now allows you to set radius to 0 on second return
Site >Many Areas > Volumes from tics
  • New options to allow you to set the colours and to import the results into the drawing
Road>Profile Tools >Label station and block
  • New option to allow you to place label by entering station, calculates elevation from design profile

 

View AVi that shows how you create a 3D pline along an offset alignment from a pline on a profile. Usefull for watermains

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
survey >layout tools > Translate auf to nikon job
  • New routine converts auf file to nikon Transit format for stakeout
survey >drafting tools > lot lines
  • Now allows you to create parcels with widths based on front or rear setback
Site >Many Areas > Label Contours along pline
  • New routine to label all contours that cross user defined pline
Site >DynaLOT > 1 Lot
  • New option Backsplit walkout, sets grades to 2%, 3:1 on the bank, and the bank depth varies
Site >Street Tools > Multiple 3d plines
  • Now has a mirror button so template creation is even easier!
Pipes >Update rim elevation
  • Now prompts for which runs to update
Road >Design Tools > Pline on Profile to Offset Alignment 3D Pline
  • New routine creates 3d pline along offset alignment, usefull for watermains

 

  • View AVi or go to web details on how to Create Civil 3D prototype drawing from LDD description keys and cogo block library
  • View AVi that shows how you can label contours along a pline

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site >Dynalot > Place Elev in Descriptor by Delta
  • New routine places elevation in descriptor delta elevation from elev attribute. Use for setting basement elevations
Site >Many Areas > Pond Stage Storage Tables
  • Now allows you to save output to user defined file
Site >Many Areas > Import Parcels
  • New routine that allows you to draw parcels
Road >Section Tools > Label Plotted Sections
  • Now allows you to save output to user defined file
Site >Site Tools > rotate Text to Line
  • New routine that sets rotation angle of text to the same angle as selected line

 

  • View AVi that shows how you can draw service connections, driveways and optionally label distance from manhole to sanitary service connection by selecting the mains and the lot lines
  • New Service to Create Civil 3D prototype drawing from LDD description keys and cogo block library

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site >Dynalot > Place Block at XREF endpoints
  • New routine places elevations at selected lines in attached XREF
Road > Express > list line length in profile
  • New routine that lists the true length of a line in a Profile with Vertical Exaggeration

 

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Survey >points > import from ascii file
  • New routine to import points in ACAD
Road > Rail > draw Spiral
  • New routine that draws a spiral and curve in ACAD
 Pipes > Service Connections
  • Now you can set low high double on all connections
 Site > 3d Curb Returns
  • Now works better on curved roads
 LDT 2006
  • All routines tested
 Site > Volumes from grid tics
  • Now prompts for Engineer Fill Depth and sets different colours for cut, fill, balance and engineer fill
 Pipes > pipe interference
  • Highlights the pipes that do not exceed minimum clearance in red versus green that do meet minimum

 

View AVi showing how you can take survey shots of culverts and create 3d plines, rotate culvert ends, label in plan, draw and label on profile and section 

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Road > River > sections from alignments
  • Now optionally creates OG profile for each alignment
Road > River > List alignments
  • New routine list all alignments and create lines.in
Road > Express > Set profile Colours
  • New Routine to set colour for all profile layers
Site > Express > Bill of Materials
  • Updated to save and select template file
Survey > Layout > pline offset
  • Now allows you to select addittional points
Road > Express > Set Section Colours
  • New Routine to set colour for all cross-section layers
Road > Section > Culverts to Section
  • New Routine to plot and label culverts from plan to sections

 

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > many areas>calc pregrade depths
  • New routine to aid in calculating pregrade subgrade depths
Road > alignment tools> draw taper
  • Added dialog box, now allows tpaer details to be read from file
Pipe tools > pipe interference
  • Now generates report even if the manholes do not have unique ids
Survey tools > breakline designer
  • Now has slopelines routine

ROUTINE CHANGES, ADDITIONS
Site > dynalot > Slope between points
  • Now gives options in dialog box
Site > Street tools > 3D curb returns
  • Now label bvc, hi-low pt evc and grades, new dialog box
Site > Street tools >  Elev from CL
  • Now uses pick box
Road > Section >Label points
  • Now saves dialog box changes in drawing
Pipe > Calc Area
  • Now updates hydraflow .stm with  area and run-off co-efficient
Survey > Layout > CL station offset
  • Now allows “+” to be added to station values
Survey > Layout > Pick
  • Updated dialog box

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