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Todd Rogers

Who Wants to Compete?

Graitec USA's (formerly Total CAD Systems) 2018 Product Release/Roll-out Event is approaching for this year. We want to hold an InfraWorks 360 design slam. In order for this to happen, I need at least 3 candidates to sign up for it. Make sure you wil...
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Civil 3D to Stingray

Autodesk has a gaming engine called Stingray. Not only is it a gaming engine, it's also a real-time rendering software. This software has a direct connection with 3ds Max now.  You can also create some pretty cool VR experiences with Stingray.&n...
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InfraWorks to Lumion

If you want an extremely realistic scene, you can bring your InfraWorks  model into Lumion . These two programs play very well together.  The workflow is rather simple. First, you export your InfraWorks 360 model out to an .fbx file.  ...
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InfraWorks 2017.3 Has Been Released

Autodesk has released InfraWorks 2017.3 as of this morning. The update will show in your Autodesk Desktop Application Manager. Below are some of the new features in the new release: Overviews of what's new: (video) What's New in InfraWorks 360 2017.3...
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Are You Using Civil View? You Should Be...

I'm sure many of you have noticed when installing Civil 3D (especially if you have a suite or collection), that there is a plug-in called Civil View. This is a plug-in for 3ds Max. If you're not using this, YOU SHOULD BE! This is an easy way to prese...
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Shaping Terrain in InfraWorks 360/InfraWorks 360 LT

If you have ever tried putting a building in InfraWorks, and the terrain isn't quite flat, you might have noticed that some of the building ends up under the terrain. Below is an image showing how it might look to you... Notice that the front of the ...
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InfraWorks 360 2017.2 Update

Autodesk has released an update for InfraWorks 360.  The issues that were resolved are listed below… Bridge Design A bridge must have 8 or less girders per girder group for deck haunches to be supported. Haunches are not supported if a...
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InfraWorks Fundamentals Class

Total CAD Systems now offers a 1 day class for InfraWorks. The first class will be held on September 9, 2016.  This is an all day class, and book is provided. Some of the class material is listed below… Connect data through the Data Sources dial...
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Shape Your Aerial Background in InfraWorks

Ever wonder how to shape your terrain without having to try and match the aerial with a coverage area?  I have struggled with this for a while now. I actually figured this method out on accident and it works like a charm! Simply watch the tutori...
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March 23rd Webcast: Do More with InfraWorks 360 Roads and Roundabouts

Join Nigel Peters and Nick Zeeben for information on changes to roundabouts and roadways over the last couple of updates.   Topics include:   Creating and editing roundabouts Component Road Editing and decorations Merges and Diverges Reserv...
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