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AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 Essentials: Autodesk® Official Training Guide: Essential by Eric Chappell

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Using the Toolspace

Think of the Toolspace as the Civil 3D command center where all Civil 3D data and settings are laid out in a nice, orderly arrangement. It has several main functions that are represented by the different tabs it can contain. Altogether, the Toolspace can house four tabs: Prospector, Settings, Survey, and Toolbox.

You can open the Toolspace by clicking the Toolspace icon on the Home tab of the ribbon.

Prospector Tab

images Prospector is arguably the most important part of the Civil 3D user interface. As you build your design, Prospector arranges the different components of your design in a tree structure (Figure 1.7). Why a tree ...

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