AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Documentation
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Note: For documentation for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011, please see the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Documentation page.
Provides links to essential AutoCAD Civil 3D learning resources.
Installation and Licensing Guides
The installation and licensing guides provide instructions for installing and authorizing your product.
The videos show basic concepts for a variety of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 features.
The Tutorials offer an in-depth guided tour of the major features, using realistic engineering drawings and data.
The User’s Guide describes concepts, and provides step-by-step procedures as well as quick reference information.
The Subassembly Reference provides conceptual and reference information for AutoCAD Civil 3D subassemblies, which are drawing objects that define the geometry of the components used in corridor sections.
Best Practices Guide
The Best Practices Guide provides information on how to be efficient and productive with AutoCAD Civil 3D. The best practices were developed by civil engineers, including customers and developers.
The Developer’s Help describes how you can automate commands in AutoCAD Civil 3D using the exposed APIs.
Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis User’s Guide
The Autodesk® Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2012 User’s Guide provides concepts, procedures, and reference information for using Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2012.
The AutoCAD documentation describes how to use the core AutoCAD 2012 product, which is included with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.
AutoCAD Map 3D Documentation
The AutoCAD Map 3D documentation describes how to use the AutoCAD Map 3D 2012 features that are included with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.