About the Webinar Series

  • 12 months of webinar access is included with each purchase of new software
  • If you don’t need more software, you can also purchase 12 months access from our online store
  • Webinars are treated as live, interactive training – like a virtual classroom
  • Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the presentation – both verbally and by typing them into a chat window
  • Read here to find out how you might receive PDH or CEU credit for the webinars
  • Recordings of webinars are typically (but not guaranteed to be) made available for approximately 1 week to everyone who attended the live presentation
  • The first webinar each month will always be an Introduction to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points and will be presented with the most current version of the product
  • Other webinars are scheduled and added regularly based on common training requests
  • You must pre-register for all webinars you wish to attend then, after confirming eligibility, you will receive final registration and login information a couple of days before each webinar.

Upcoming That CAD Girl Webinars

Date & TimeTopic
September 2017
Weds, Sept 6th - 2:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues, Sept 12th - 1:00Surfaces & Breaklines - the Basics
Weds, Sept 13th - 2:00Centerlines, Profiles & Overview of RoadNet
Tues, Sept 19th - 2:00Survey Project from Start to Finish
October 2017
Mon, Oct 2nd - 10:00Overview of Carlson Takeoff with Todd Carlson
Tues, Oct 3rd - 12:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Weds, Oct 4th - 2:00Surfaces, Grading & Volumes
Tues, Oct 10th - 1:00Overview of Annotation
Tues, Oct 31st - 1:00Overview of GIS
November 2017
Weds, Nov 1st - 12:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues, Nov 14th - 1:00Site Project Grading from Start to Finish
Thurs, Nov 16th - 1:00The Very Basics of Carlson Field to Finish
Tues, Nov 21st - 1:00Tips & Tricks in CAD & Carlson Software
December 2017
Fri, Dec 1st - 1:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues, Dec 5th - 2:002D to 3D for Stakeout & Machine Control
Weds, Dec 6th - 2:00Surface Modeling with the SiteNet & Takeoff Menus in Civil, Construction & Takeoff
Tues, Dec 19th - 2:00Features of Carlson Hydrology – Drafting Pipes & Structures

Webinar Descriptions

Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
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This Introduction to Carlson Software webinar will cover the basics needed to get started in any Carlson desktop program. The only features that will be covered in this webinar are those available in the first 7 menus (from File to Points) that are the same in all programs.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Carlson Configure
  • Establishing and Saving default Carlson settings
  • Drawing Templates
  • Drawing Setup
  • Toolbars
  • Various commands under the general set of menus
  • New drawings and CRD files
  • Overview of points

Features of Carlson Survey
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Survey. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces and centerlines is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Field to Finish
  • Deed Entry
  • Legal Desc Writer
  • Raw File Editor
  • LotNet
  • Cogo Commands
  • Import Shapefile
  • Import MrSID

Features of Carlson Civil
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Civil. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces, centerlines and profiles is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • 3d data – elevate menu
  • Grading with Points
  • LotNet
  • SiteNet
  • RoadNet
  • Sections

Features of Carlson Takeoff
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to the modules in Carlson Takeoff – Construction, CADNet, Trench and GeoTech.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Importing and digitizing of PDF, MrSID and other image files
  • Converting PDF files and other images to CAD linework
  • Drawing cleanup
  • Applying topsoil and subgrade depths to project areas
  • Running volumes and determining material quantities
  • Viewing, inspecting and driving-through projects for quality control
  • Exporting surfaces for use with GPS-guided machine control systems

Features of Carlson Survey & Civil - Setting Points & Stakeout
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Survey and Civil. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces and centerlines is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Points by slope
  • Create points on entities
  • Points on a surface
  • Set spot elevations
  • Surface Inspector
  • Building offset extensions
  • Set points on offset
  • Offset points by interval

Intro to Carlson Software - Annotation, Surfaces, Centerlines & Profiles
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This Introduction to Carlson Software webinar will cover the basics of annotation including the best method of using text styles and text size scaler settings. We will also provide an overview of creating sufaces, centerlines and profiles – commands available in several Carlson programs such as Survey, Civil, Construction and Takeoff.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Text Styles
  • Lot and parcel annotation
  • Creating surfaces from points and breaklines
  • Defining and stationing centerline alignments
  • Extracting profiles from surfaces
  • Import/Export LandXML
  • Features of Carlson Survey

Features of Carlson Survey & Civil – Annotation in Carlson Software
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This webinar will explain the basics of how annotation is managed in Carlson Software. During this webinar we will show how to set and save the settings for annotating points, parcels, centerlines, profiles and sections.
Features of Carlson Survey, Civil, Construction & Takeoff – Surfaces, Grading & Volumes
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This webinar will expand on the topics presented in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover the creation of surface models with points and breaklines and calculating cut & fill volumes between two surfaces. A basic understanding of Carlson points and surfaces is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Surface inspector
  • Cut/fill color map
  • Design pad template
  • Volumes
  • Pond design
  • Creating daylight lines
  • Walls
  • Combining surfaces
  • Export to LandXML
  • Export to machine control files

 

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