|200 - General
||Civil 3D 2010 Ribbons (PDF; 650 KB)
||A summary of the static and contextual ribbon tabs for the Civil 3D workspace.
||Civil 3D 2010 User Interface (PDF; 397 KB)
||Get started by familiarizing yourself with the Civil 3D 2010 User Interface.
||Common Drafting Commands and Shortcuts (PDF; 104 KB)
||A summary of common drafting commands and their locations within the interface.
||Modes/Drafting Aids (PDF; 143 KB)
||Set up your workspace with time-saving modes and drafting aids like Object Snap, Polar Tracking, and Dynamic Input.
||Annotation (PDF; 87 KB)
||This guide covers some of the most commonly used AutoCAD commands for creating text notes and annotation with leaders.
||This guide covers some of the most commonly used AutoCAD commands for dimensioning objects in a drawing.
||Insert tables into your workspace to organize data or compute simple equations.
||Set up and use custom drawing properties in addition to those properties included in the template. Link the custom property with text in the drawing.
||Create new layers, freeze/thaw, turn layers on/off, and change the layer of objects in your drawing.
||This guide provides a brief description of group and property layer filters, and how they can be used to control the display of layers in a drawing.
||Plotting and Page Setup (PDF; 220 KB)
||Plot a specific area in the drawing's model space or from a layout. Save plot settings to a layout.
||Model Space/Paper Space (PDF; 166 KB)
||Learn the differences between model space and paper space and how functionality can differ between them.
||Design Center (PDF; 181 KB)
||Transfer drawing content such as blocks, layouts, text styles, dimension styles, linetypes, and layers from a source drawing into your current drawing.
||Tool Palettes (PDF; 165 KB)
||Set up Tool Palettes to easily share commonly used drawing settings, objects and commands between individual drawings and between designers.
|300 - Points
||Point Styles (PDF; 136 KB)
||A summary of the visual display of point groups and the default point styles included in the Wisconsin Civil 3D drawing template.
||Importing Points (PDF; 158 KB)
||Import survey data from a text or .csv file containing survey point data.
||Creating a Surface from an External Point File
||Create a surface from an external text or .csv file.
||Default Point Groups
||A summary of the point groups provided in the Wisconsin standard drawing template, and descriptions that are used to control which points are included in each point group.
||Working With Point Groups
||A summary of the most commonly used tabs in the Point Groups Properties window and some of the settings that can be controlled in those tabs.
||Controlling Point Display
||Use point group properties to quickly and easily control point display.
||Create a New Point Group (PDF; 119 KB)
||Create new point groups and learn about some of the commonly used tabs in the Point Groups Properties window and some of the settings that can be controlled in those tabs.
|500 - Alignments
||Creating an Alignment from Objects
||Define an alignment based on a polyline that has been drafted in a drawing.
||Creating Alignments Using Alignment Creation Tools
||Alignments can be defined using a variety of tools. This page includes an example of creating a simple alignment consisting of two straight line segments joined by a curve.
||Creating an Offset Alignment
||Create an offset alignment based on an existing centerline alignment to represent edges of a waterway channel, the top edges of an embankment, or other similar features.
||Editing Alignments - Alignment Layout Tools (PDF; 180 KB)
||A summary of the commands located on the Alignment Layout Tools toolbar used to create new alignments and edit the properties of existing alignments.
|600 - Profiles
||Profile View Styles (PDF; 57 KB)
||A reference sheet of profile view styles that are provided with the Wisconsin drawing template.
||Profile from a Terrain Surface (PDF; 41 KB)
||Develop profile views for a terrain surface along an alignment.
||Developing a Finished Ground Profile (PDF; 95 KB)
||Manually develop a finished ground profile in a drawing that already contains an alignment, a profile, and a profile view.
||Profile Views (185 KB)
||Create a profile view including a name, station numbers, profile height, and other display options.
||Multiple Profile Views
||Break up profile views into smaller sections to make viewing and plotting easier.