Civil 3D and AutoCAD Sheet Sets


This video series shows you how to use this great tool to improve the organization and publishing of the drawings and layouts in your projects. While this series is recorded in Civil 3D, it applies equally to AutoCAD as well.


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AutoCAD Sheet Sets and Publishing - Lesson Highlights

  • Introduction
  • Overview
    • The purpose of a sheet set
    • Introduction to custom sheet set properties
    • Plotting and publishing
    • Sheet set terminology and file types
    • Organizing files and layouts with subsets
  • Creating a basic sheet set
    • Creating the sheet set
    • Using the sheet set
  • Creating a custom sheet set
    • Creating the sheet set
    • Adding a title block
    • Creating custom properties for the title block
    • Creating fields for the title block
    • Using the custom fields to fill in the title block
  • Creating a sheet set from a template
    • Adding layouts
    • Organizing with subsets
    • Editing properties for the entire sheet set
    • Editing properties for only a single sheet
    Other Functions
    • Various methods to open a sheet set
    • "Resave All Sheets" command
    • "Archive" command
    • "ETransmit" command
    • "Rename and Renumber" command
    • "Insert drawing list" command
  • Publishing (the PUBLISH command)
    • Publish options
    • Creating custom page setups
    • Publish options
    • Printing sheets in reverse order
    • Publishing the sheet set
    • Using the PUBLISHCOLLATE system variable
  • Summary and Review

Requirements: Pentium or faster computer, 1280 x 960 or higher video resolution, sound card and speakers, CD-ROM drive, 256 MB RAM. Windows XP and above for most versions. Macromedia flash player 5.0 or higher.


Basic installation requires 10 MB hard drive space. Additional hard drive space is required if you choose to store the lesson files on your hard drive instead of running them from the CD-ROM. Note that lesson files can be stored on a network hard drive and shared among other registered users of the product. (A separate copy must be purchased for each computer that you wish to run the software on.)