Slow performance when switching between layouts in AutoCAD Civil 3D

Jan 16, 2014

Issue:

You are experiencing serious performance issues when switching between layouts, model space, and when plotting. These are some examples of issues you may be experiencing: 
  • Switching between layouts takes very long time (30+ seconds).
  • Plotting works once. When plotting immediately again, it does not work or system crashes.
  • Intermittent system crashes.

Causes:

Data management problems.

Solution:

Follow recommended best practices for managing project data:

Project Management

Products:

AutoCAD Civil 3D

Versions:

2011;2012;2013;2014;2015

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