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
February 2019
Thurs Feb 7th - 2:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Mon Feb 11th - 2:00Deeds of Lots and Lots of Lots
Weds Feb 20th - 2:00Jennifer's Favorite Things in Carlson Software
Thurs Feb 28th - 2:00Standardizing CAD & Carlson
March 2019
Mon March 4th - 2:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues March 12th - 12:00Overview of Field to Finish
Weds March 20th - 1:00Surfaces and Breaklines – the Basics
Tues March 26th - 2:00Overview of Carlson GIS
April 2019
Tues April 2nd - 1:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Weds April 10th - 12:00Survey Project from Start to Finish
Thurs April 18th - 2:00 Making Models from a Mess – Carlson Tools to Elevate 2D Drawings to 3D for staking or surface models
Tues April 23rd - 2:00 Centerlines, Profiles & Overview of RoadNet
Mon April 29th - 2:00Basics of Annotation in Carlson Software
May 2019
Thurs May 2nd - 12:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues May 14th - 2:00Surface Modeling with the SiteNet & Takeoff Menus in Civil, Construction & Takeoff
Thurs May 16th - 2:00Overview of Carlson CADNet – Working with Images & Converting to Linework
June 2019
Mon June 3rd - 1:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues June 11th - 2:00Features of Carlson Hydrology – Drafting Pipes & Structures
Weds June 19th - 1:00 Overview of Paper Space
Tues June 25th - 2:00Features of Carlson Survey & Civil - Setting Points and Stakeout

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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