What is LandXML?
This article originally appeared in the April 2011 issue of Professional Surveyor magazine. The ability to import and export LandXML data has been around for quite a while, but I still get a lot [...]Read more
What is Carlson up to?
This is a good article about Bruce Carlson and where Carlson Software is planning to go in the future… Independence All the Way Originally posted on Carlson Connection by Jennifer DibonaRead more
Export IntelliCAD or AutoCAD DWG files to Google Earth
I’ve recently started using a very cool feature in Carlson Software. The bad thing… it was in the 2009 version and I didn’t even realize it! I had no idea exporting our DWG files from IntelliCAD [...]Read more
PDF Conversion in Carlson 2010
With more construction bid sets being issued in Portable Document Format (PDF), more companies find themselves in the position of needing to generate estimating and construction data from these [...]Read more
Carlson Webinars – BIM, GIS and CAD Standards
Carlson Software recently asked Felicia and me to present webinars on topics we have particular interest in or specialize in. Felicia’s webinar on BIM, GIS and Carlson Software can be [...]Read more
What’s In Your Surface?
With the adoption of machine control for construction, the ability of various GIS systems to accept 3D data, and now with the expansion of the term BIM to cover elements outside of a building [...]Read more
Online Training – Friend or Foe?
With the economy what it is and everyone trying to get as much bang for their buck as possible, I’m finding that online training for your CAD software programs is an increasingly popular and cost [...]Read more
The Power of LandXML
The ability to import and export to LandXML has been around for quite awhile, but I still get a lot of curious looks when I mention it in my training classes. So, what is it? And why should you [...]Read more
Another Twist for World
I’d like to offer a few other arguments for the use of the DVIEW TWIST routines discussed in North Rotation: Using Twist Screen. The four Carlson DVIEW routines cited: Standard – This [...]Read more
Working with Land Desktop or Civil 3D Contours in IntelliCAD-based Carlson Programs
If you are working in an IntelliCAD version of Carlson Survey or Civil and need to bring in surface entities (contours) from a Civil 3D (C3D) or Land Desktop (LDT) drawing, it’s actually [...]Read more