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Roadway design files (RDF) - Civil 3D file descriptions

Note - WisDOT staff should NOT use the Civil 3D 2014 standards files from this location. Please refer to the User Readme File provided in the WisDOT help file that appears during Civil 3D startup.

General instructions for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, Windows 7, 64-bit

  • Each self-extracting compressed file provided here will copy contents to default locations onto the local PC. For detailed instructions describing contents please read the c3d14-install.pdf first.
  • Note - Files must be located in the exact directories listed below to use the WisDOT provided desktop shortcut and corresponding profile. The profile WisDOT2014.arg and the desktop shortcut file Civil_3D_2014_WisDOT are part of wisdot-c3d14win7-64-local.exe.
  • Specific functionality may be lost when working with different software versions/operating system.

Note - Files must be located in the exact directories listed below to be used by Civil 3D.

File name Install location Description Last updated
Civil 3D 2014, Windows 7, 64-bit
c3d14-install.pdf   Installation instructions February 24, 2014
wisdot-c3d14win7-64-local.exe C:\WisDOT\Stnd\C3D2014 WisDOT custom folders and files:
Plot and print configurations, Profile and Desktop shortcut, Tool palettes, Blocks, Construction details, Drawing templates, Assemblies, Design Standards, Pay item data, Pipes catalog, Sheet set template, Sheet templates, shapes and fonts, help, linotypes, lisp automation, WisDOT support links ini file.
July 2, 2014
wisdot-c3d14win7-64-programdata.exe C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\SSA2014 SSA2014 mapping definition, and rain fall files July 2, 2014
  C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\C3D 2014\enu WisDOT Toolbox, Subassembly support files, Survey settings files.  
  C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins B1_WisDOTModules.bundle: Tools macros and reports  
wisdot-c3d14win7-64-importfiles.exe Various See documentation within Font, project template, tool palettes export file June 3, 2014
whatsnew-ex.pdf   New changes July 2, 2014

General instructions for Civil 3D 2012, Windows 7, 64-bit

  • Each self-extracting compressed file contains one or more standard roadway design Civil 3D data files.
  • .EXE files will self-extract and copy content to default locations onto the local PC. Detailed instructions describing content can be found in ftp://ftp.dot.wi.gov/dtsd/bpd/methods/civil3d-2012-win7-64/readme.txt
  • Extracted files intended for use in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 on Windows 7, 64-bit.
  • Specific functionality may be lost when working with different software versions/operating system.

Note - Files must be located in the exact directories listed below to be used by Civil 3D.

Files are intended for use in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. Install location values surrounded by '%' indicate a Windows system variable.

General instructions Civil 3D 2012, Windows XP, 32-bit

  • Each self-extracting compressed file contains one or more standard roadway design Civil 3D data files.
  • .EXE files will self-extract and copy content to default locations on the local PC.
  • Extracted files intended for use in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 on Windows XP, 32-bit.
  • Specific functionality may be lost when working with different software versions/operating system.

Note - Files must be located in the exact directories listed below to be used by Civil 3D.

Files are intended for use in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. Install location values surrounded by '%' indicate a Windows system variable. Some install locations will need to be different for Windows 7.

File name Install location Description Last updated
Civil 3D 2012, Windows 7, 64-bit
wisdot-c3d12win7-64-importfiles.exe Various See documentation within Font, project template, tool palettes, and profile files
Note - WisDOT staff should NOT use this file.
June 18, 2014
wisdot-c3d12win7-64-installdir.exe %ProgramFiles%\Autodesk Help, display, and subassembly files
Note - WisDOT staff should NOT use this file.
June 18, 2014
wisdot-c3d12win7-64-peruserlocal.exe C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Custom templates June 18, 2014
wisdot-c3d12win7-64-peruserroaming.exe C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Plot and interface files March 13, 2014
wisdot-c3d12win7-64-programdata.exe C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Custom design files for all users June 18, 2014
readme.txt   Installation instructions March 13, 2014
whatsnew.txt   New changes June 18, 2013
Civil 3D 2012, Windows XP, 32-bit
wisdot-c3d12xp32-allusers.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Custom design files for all users September 13, 2013
wisdot-c3d12xp32-fonts.exe %windir%\fonts Font files April 29, 2013
wisdot-c3d12xp32-installdir.exe %Program Files%\AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Help, font, and display files October 7, 2013
wisdot-c3d12xp32-peruser.exe %AppData%\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Plot and interface files October 7, 2013
wisdot-c3d12xp32-peruserlocal.exe %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Autodesk\C3D 2012\enu Custom templates October 7, 2013
readme.txt Installation instructions September 6, 2013

Disclaimer: Although the material in the roadway design Web pages has been tested by the Roadway Development Section, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as to the accuracy of the material in these pages, nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such warranty, and responsibility is not assumed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation in connection therewith.

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Last modified: July 2, 2014

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