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Introducing AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2010 by Rick Graham, James Wedding

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Chapter 14. Projects

Working in an engineering firm generally means working on a team. This team can be as simple as a technician and an engineer, or it can include dozens of people spread across several disciplines such as architecture, civil engineering, landscape architecture, irrigation, and project management. No matter the team size or makeup, it's important that team members communicate so that they're always working with the latest information.

To solve the communication problem, and to make it more efficient for multiple team members to work on the same project together, Civil 3D contains the Data Shortcuts (DS) feature. This feature lets you share data between drawings quickly and easily. Although the types of objects are somewhat limited, ...

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