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Power Tip: Import a Civil 3D TIN Surface into SketchUp

Sep 26, 2018
Recommended By:  Todd Peaster with GC, Inc.

If you’re using a BIM workflow with Land F/X and Civil 3D, you’ll likely need to export your TIN surface into SketchUp. Skip the contours and follow the steps in this Power Tip using a custom surface style to get a SketchUp model as accurate as your Civil 3D surface.


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