# AutoCAD & Civil 3D
Speckle currently supports Autodesk AutoCAD 2021 and Civil 3D 2021.
⚠ This connector is currently in alpha with limited functionality.
# Getting Started
To install this connector and add your Speckle account, follow the instructions in Speckle Manager.
Once installed, you can find this connector in the
Add-ins tab under
Speckle 2. Click the plugin button to call the Speckle Desktop UI for sending and receiving streams.
# User Interface
This connector uses our shared Desktop UI. Read up on general guidelines for usage in the Desktop UI section.
# Sending data
The AutoCAD Civil3D connector supports selection filtering by layer.
# Receiving data
Geometry from streams will be added to AutoCAD / Civil3D layers starting with a prefix with the following format:
stream[ branch @ commit id ]
Any layer information from the incoming stream will be appended to the prefix with the standard AutoCAD delimiter
$. When recieving from applications (like Rhino) with nested layers, the incoming full layer path will replace any default delimiters with
# Supported elements
# Unsupported elements
Breps, hatches, labels, and annotations are not supported, as well as any unlisted element. Dynamic and nested blocks are not supported at this time.
Subassemblies and Assemblies are not supported.
# Things to keep in mind
The AutoCAD Civil3D connector is very early stages, expect some 🐛s during use! Comments, feedback, and suggestions welcome in our community Discourse (opens new window)!