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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press by Eric Chappell, Cyndy Davenport, Louisa Holland

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Chapter 16

Advanced Workflows

The AutoCAD® Civil 3D® program is unique in that with a few exceptions, the data you create is stored in the DWG file. Using data shortcuts will allow you to collaborate with coworkers and prevent the DWG size from becoming unwieldy. Even if you work on small projects, data shortcuts can make creating cross-section views a more manageable process.

You will also look at LandXML as a tool to share data. Using this file format, you can transfer “intelligent” data without a DWG file.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Create a data shortcut folder
  • Create data shortcuts
  • Export to earlier releases of AutoCAD
  • Export to ...

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