• Civil 3D: Scary Halloween Tidbit

    Matt Kolberg
    Technical Consultant — INFRA/GIS at SolidCAD  

    Many AutoCAD users know about the OVERKILL command, which is used to delete duplicate objects. There are settings which define what exactly constitutes a duplicate object. Same geometry, layer, colour, etc.

    Many Civil 3D users configure pipe networks in their templates, so users need not create them on the fly when it’s time.

    Here is the scary bit. Please, DO NOT use the overkill command when there are empty pipe networks in a drawing. If you do, your pipe networks will be…

    Seriously, they will be deleted unceremoniously. Don’t do this!