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FDOT Civil 3D Workflows
Note: The table below is supplemental information to the FDOT Civil 3D State Kit Help and FDOT Civil 3D Workflows. We recommend using Internet Explorer 9.0 (or greater) to have the best experience viewing the videos listed below.

Category Title Description Size Duration Posted
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base AutoCAD Skills You Need to Master for C3D Knowledge Base document about AutoCAD Skills You Need to Master for C3D. 1.7 MB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts Knowledge Base document about AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts. 130 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Common Fix for missing SHX prompts Knowledge Base document about Common Fix for missing SHX prompts. 161 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Creating Backup for Custom CUI How to Backup a User Workspace CUIx. 4.18 MB 0:03:00 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base eTransmit to Purge Multiple Drawings Using the AutoCAD eTransmit drawing utility to Purge multiple drawings in Civil 3D for project clean-up. 9.59 MB 0:05:36 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Fix for Sheet Plotstyle Changes Fix for undesired Plotstyle Changes that occur after using Civil 3D Create Sheets. 68.0 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Guidelines for Data References Knowledge Base document about Guidelines for Data References. 302 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Importing Microstation Data to Civil 3D Knowledge Base document about Importing Microstation Data to Civil 3D. 331 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Loading AutoTurn and Guidsigns into AutoCAD Knowledge Base document about Loading AutoTurn and Guidsigns into AutoCAD. 307 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Options for Rotating Views Knowledge Base document about Options for Rotating Views. 145 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Setting FL State Plane Coordinates Knowledge Base document about Setting FL State Plane Coordinates. 508 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Sharing Drawing Files Knowledge Base document about Sharing Drawing Files. 89.5 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Using Relative Paths in Xrefs Knowledge Base document about Using Relative Paths in Xrefs. 101 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Setting Viewframes to Create Frame Layouts Knowledge Base document about Setting Viewframes to Create Frame Layouts. 158 KB - 09/26/2013
FDOT AutoCAD and C3D Knowledge Base Working with FDOT Linetypes Overview of how to correct FDOT Linetypes in drawings. 6.66 MB 0:02:42 09/26/2013
FDOT Tools FDOT Draw Block Group Additional instructional video for the Draw Block Group tool in FDOT Ribbon. 16.3 MB 0:16:10 09/27/2013
FDOT Tools FDOT Entity Manager

Additional instructional video and information for the Entity Manager tool in FDOT Ribbon. 45.5 MB 0:24:03 09/27/2013
FDOT Tools FDOT Quality Control Tools Additional instructional video guide for using the FDOT Quality Control (QC) Tools; QC Quick Check and Quick Check Reports. 16.8 MB 0:13:47 09/27/2013
FDOT Tools FDOT Shape Labels and Linear Backup Reports Current instructions for the FDOT Tools used to add area labels for shapes and areas of associated area pay items in a tabulized report. 484 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Tools FDOT Sheet Set Organizer
Additional instructional video and information for using Sheet Set Organizer (SSO) to organize multiple AutoCAD .DST files and sheet files for project readiness. 71.3 MB 0:49:53 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Adjusting Raster ImageTransparency Knowledge Base document about Adjusting Raster ImageTransparency. 224 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Converting CTB to STB Drawings How to convert color based plotstyle (CTB) drawings to the FDOT Style or named based (STB) drawings. 239 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Creating Key Sheets Knowledge Base document about Creating Key Sheets. 211 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Guidelines for Motif Files Knowledge Base document about Guidelines for Motif Files. 141 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production FDOT Plan Production Basics Video shows FDOT Plan Production workflow for Plan Sheets including creating Data References, View Frames, Plan Production output wizard and Sheet Set Manager. 42.4 MB 0:33:55 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Plan Production Tools FDOT and Civil 3D Plan Production tools used to created Plan Production Sheets. 2.82 MB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Preparing Custom Plotter PC3 Knowledge Base document about Preparing Custom Plotter PC3. 250 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Printing from Setup to PDF Knowledge Base document about Printing from Setup to PDF. 1.31 MB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production XSections - Creating Drainage Structure Section Slice Instructions for creating a AutoCAD Section Plane cut through Multiple Cross Sections to Create a proper Slice view of the custom FDOT Structures. 382 KB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production Xsections - Labeling Using Point Codes Basics of how to label ROW in Cross Sections using point codes. Technique can be used for all types of feature labels and is utilized in FDOT Point Labels Assembly. 1.17 MB - 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production - Roadway Design Cross Sections
FDOT Printing and Plan Production 01. Creating Corridor Surfaces Creating Datum Surface from Corridor for Material Volumes. 6.97 MB 0:04:44 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production 02. Setting Up the RDXSRD drawing How to prepare the RDXSRD drawing data content for Cross Setions. Also shows how to setup Sample Line Group and Section Styles. 7.12 MB 0:04:40 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production 03. Creating the Material Table Steps include Creating Sample Lines, Compute Materials from Quantity take off criteria for Volume Tables and using Create Multiple Section Views Wizard. 7.72 MB 0:04:37 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production 04. Creating Section Views Continuation from previous video. Steps include Setting setion display options and selecting the Material volume table. How to check the cross section views for final sheets. 8.27 MB 0:04:14 09/27/2013
FDOT Printing and Plan Production 05. Creating the Cross Section Sheets Using the Create Section Sheets Wizard including add to .DST. How to do final Sheet checks and edits. 8.85 MB 0:04:45 09/27/2013
FDOT Survey Alignment Label Styles for Right of Way This video shows ROW creation from polyline to alignment and creating and editing labels styles for Right of Way. 21.5 MB 0:05:52 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Basic Surface Creation from Survey Points This video shows one of the methods for creating a basic surface in Civil 3D from Survey point data. 7.91 MB 0:03:26 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Civil 3D Survey Workflow This is an overview video of importing and working with Survey Data in Civil 3D including figures and point editing. Also includes DTM creation. 186 MB 1:53:48 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Civil 3D Survey Workflow - "Cheat Sheet" Knowledge Base document about Civil 3D Survey Workflow - "Cheat Sheet". 1.93 MB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey CAiCE to Civil 3D Import This is a legacy video beginning in CAICE showing how to export data and then import into Civil 3D using LandXML. 14.6 MB 0:07:29 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Export Geopak Alignment to Civil 3D This video shows how to export Alignment from Geopak and add to Civil 3D alignment drawing. 16.1 MB 0:11:16 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Using MapImport for DGN data This legacy video shows how to import map topo data from DGN using the MAP 3D (geospatial) features of Civil 3D. 10.5 MB 0:05:54 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Survey Export from EFB Knowledge Base document about urvey Export from EFB. 848 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Survey Working with CAiCE Knowledge Base document about Working with CAiCE. 77.7 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Drainage Create Pipes Using LandXML Grouper This video shows how to create existing pipe network from Survey Using LandXML Grouper. 7.57 MB 0:04:29 09/30/2013
FDOT Drainage Pipe Xsection Labels and Layer Locking This quick video shows how to preserve Civil 3D pipe cross section labels from moving by locking layers. 15.1 MB 0:06:11 09/30/2013
FDOT Drainage Quick Check Pipe Network Quantities This quick video shows how to use check pipe network quantities. 5.6 MB 0:03:07 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway - Alignments
FDOT Roadway Creating Existing Profiles This is a legacy video showing how to create existing profile and its data reference in FDOT alignment drawings and then reference into design file. 14.1 MB 0:05:58 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway Method to modify an Alignment Radius Knowledge Base document about method for modifying a radius for a finished alignment. 167 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway - Creating Assembly and Corridor
FDOT Roadway 01. Insert PGL This video shows shows creation of Assembly and addition of left and right PGL points using omitted generic links. Example is an option for double PGL divided road design and not the only method. 704 KB 0:00:26 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 02. Insert Lanes Video shows how to add FDOT Lanes to the Assembly. 3.30 MB 0:02:14 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 03. Insert Inside Turn Lanes This video shows a technique for adding an inside turn lane. 3.23 MB 0:02:00 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 04. Insert Traffic Separator with Marked Points This video shows how to layout a traffic separator using a Marked Point subassembly. This method is also used for most medians. 2.20 MB 0:01:29 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 05. Insert Curb and Sidewalk This video shows adds Curb F and Sidewalk subassemblies to the Assembly. 2.21 MB 0:01:34 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 06. Insert Driveway This video shows adding a driveway subassembly. Note this subassembly has been updated but concept is the same. 2.41 MB 0:01:48 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 07. Insert Daylight This video shows how to add daylight. 1.93 MB 0:01:21 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 08. Rename Subassemblies in Layout This video shows how to rename the Subassemblies in the Layout View. 2.04 MB 0:01:03 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 09. Finish Creating Assembly This video shows how to check the overall Lt and Rt Assembly construction and rename subassemblies and groups. 2.18 MB 0:01:40 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway 10. Create Corridor This video shows how to creat the simple Corridor using the finished assembly. 12.7 MB 0:05:56 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway - Earthwork
FDOT Roadway Earthwork Volumes Overview Overview of process for creating earthwork volumes from Corridors. 225 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway Fix for Earthwork Volumes Shift in Xsections Knowledge Base document showing how to correct an earthwork volumes text shift in cross section views. 109 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway - (RRR) Resurf., Restoration and Rehab.
FDOT Roadway Resurfacing Overview Overview of process for creating corridors and sections for Milling and Overlay. 269 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway - Surfaces
FDOT Roadway Analyzing Surface Volumes This video shows the basics of analyzing surface volumes in Civil 3D. 5.93 MB 0:03:33 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway Creating a Cropped Surface This video shows the technique on how to create a cropped (subset) surface from a larger surface using the Cropped Surface feature in Civil 3D. 10.7 MB 0:04:09 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway Importing GIS data to create a Civil 3D Surface Knowledge Base document showing how to Create a Suirface from GIS (geospatial) data. 174 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Roadway Compositing Surfaces with Overlapping and Underlying Data in Hole Areas This document is courtesy of Caltrans showing techniques for creating composite surfaces from overlaping and underlying data in hole areas. 304 KB - 09/30/2013
FDOT Geotechnical FDOT Boreholes How to use the FDOT Borehole utility for adding borehole data to cross section and plan views. 350 KB - 10/01/2013