One of the many features of AutoCAD Civil 3D is the ability to label your projects, renders, and diagrams as needed. Clear labeling is essential in helping you present completed work to your clients that expresses your ideas clearly and comprehensively. Labels can vividly add necessary detail to maps and many other projects, including electrical and architectural diagrams.
Common Issues With Civil 3D Labeling
When you have an AutoCAD Civil 3D project with hundreds—or thousands—of features and elements, labeling can get complicated fast. Most labeling tools require you to point and click, selecting every basic parameter by hand. This process can be tedious, cumbersome, and incredibly time-consuming, especially when you are required to repeatedly make specific style and formatting decisions about placement, emphasis, color, font, and so on.
Even more frustrating is trying to synchronize this functionality across a team or workgroup. Imagine collaborating with your teammates on a project with a tight deadline and trying to create (or update) thousands of labels together, with multiple team members wanting to implement their preferred labeling style.
While AutoCAD Civil 3D is incredible design software for landscaping, engineering, and architecture projects, it can be frustrating for users not to have a simplified tool to streamline the labeling process.
CTC Software’s Civil 3D Label Genie
CTC Software’s Civil 3D Label Genie is a simple and powerful add-on tool that allows AutoCAD Civil 3D users to automate the process of adding, updating, and formatting labels. It allows users and teams to update and format multiple labels simultaneously, saving time and energy in completing projects—ultimately boosting ROI.
Here is how Label Genie can automate your AutoCAD Civil 3D labeling process:
- Add or modify hundreds of labels at once
- Auto-fill label fields and attributes
- Create and apply your pre-set label templates
- Automate anchoring labels
- Automate label formatting
- Label multiple documents at once
- Limit your labeling to your desired layout or viewpoint
- Automate over 125 labeling processes, including MText and contour labels
With Civil 3D Label Genie’s powerful automation tools and easy-to-use controls, you can accelerate your project development efforts and eliminate drudgery, giving you and your team more time to be creative.
Simple and Easy-To-Use Interface
Civil 3D Label Genie is easy to use. Simply apply your desired parameters or select parameters from one of your pre-defined label templates. The add-on automatically labels or re-formats your existing labels on your project exactly the way you want. You can also update multiple projects at once.
Civil 3D Label Genie Is Great for Students
Civil 3D Label Genie can make collaborating on everyone’s AutoCAD Civil 3D projects easier, faster, and more streamlined. Engineering and architecture students who rely on AutoCAD Civil 3D for their courses can also benefit from the CTC Label Genie to help them finish their projects on time.
Reach Out To Learn More About Automating Labeling With Civil 3D Label Genie
The Civil 3D Label Genie is part of CTC Software’s CIM Project Suite. This software package offers a wide range of tools to streamline your AutoCAD Civil 3D project development, including instruments for grading, sheet production, corridors, pipe networks, and surveying. For more information about the CIM Project Suite or automating your labeling process with Civil 3D Label Genie, get in touch with our team.