Carlson Connect

Carlson Connect

Win64, English

Carlson Software
Carlson Connect is a collection of routines for transferring and converting data between Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® and Carlson Software applications.

General Usage Instructions

Carlson Connect allows for interoperability between users of Carlson Civil and Civil 3D. The SurvCE command provides the ability to transfer point and raw data between Civil 3D and Carlson SurveCE data collection directly within Civil 3D. With the CRDIn and CRDOut commands data can be easily shared in the desired Carlson coordinate format. Convert drawings with Carlson points to Civil 3D points with the Pts2C3D command.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Directly import from Carlson coordinate files to create Civil 3D points. The command will prompt for the coordinate file to import.


Export Civil 3D points to Carlson coordinate files. The command will prompt for the points to export then the coordinate file to create.


The SurvCE command provides access to transfer point and raw data between Civil 3D and Carlson SurvCE data collection from within Civil 3D.


Convert existing drawings with Carlson points to Civil 3D points. The command will prompt for the selection of Carlson points then convert them to Civil 3D points.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: Carlson Software
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Author/Company Information

Carlson Software

Support Information

Carlson Software operates user discussion groups. Visit our website at for complete details on how to connect to these discussion groups.
The technical support email address is
Technical support documents are available at

Phone: 606-564-5028

Please submit your company name and product version with all support inquiries.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Support for Civil 3D 2018
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