Welcome to the Tutorials for ProjectExplorer 5 for AutoCAD Civil 3D
Choose from the following tutorial topics to better understand how to work with ProjectExplorer.
Generating Quick Reports
This tutorial demonstrates the use of ProjectExplorer to generate a simple Civil 3D Alignment/Profile report to a PDF file. We then write the same report to a different file format in a
few simple steps - to an Excel XLSX file.
This tutorial demonstrates the use of ProjectExplorer to place two AutoCAD tables into a Civil 3D drawing. The first table will contain a
simple Civil 3D alignment/profile report. The second table will contain a Pipe Run Report derived from a
Civil 3D pipe network.
This tutorial demonstrates the use of Object Sets in ProjectExplorer to simultaneously generate two broadly identical reports to a Microsoft Word
DOCX file and a Microsoft Excel XLSX file. The use of object sets will allow us to easily ensure that the content of both files is kept in-sync - even
after a design change.
Object Sets allow complex reports to be generated, featuring a range of content from a Civil 3D model. In this example, the report will include a pipe run
between two specific structures on a pipe network, and a station based report of the channel lines on a corridor.
This tutorial demonstrates the use of the editing tools in ProjectExplorer to apply some design changes to pipes and corridors.
We'll use the new Multiple Part Swap feature to edit a Pipe Network, then use the Assembly editing tools to widen the carriageway on a Corridor.
Optionally, we'll then update the reports previously generated in the Working with Object Sets tutorial in the simplest way possible - with a single mouse button click.