Important: Some of the folders noted in this list are subfolders within the AutoCAD installation folder (C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 20XX). This is due to the way that AutoCAD-based applications like Autodesk Civil 3D are now installed.

Tutorial Folder

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 20XX\C3D\Help\Civil Tutorials

Tutorial Drawings Folder

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 20XX\C3D\Help\Civil Tutorials\Drawings

My Civil Tutorial Data folder

C:\Users\[user name]\Documents\Autodesk

Note: If this folder does not already exist, create it at the following location to save the tutorial drawings as you work on them:

Assemblies Folder

C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\C3D 20XX\enu\Assemblies\

Note: The ProgramData folder may not be displayed by default on your computer. To view this folder, select the option to Show Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives on the View tab of the Folder Options dialog box in Windows Explorer.

Autodesk Documents Folder

C:\Users\[user name]\Documents\Autodesk

Civil 3D Projects Folder

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Civil 3D Projects

Civil 3D Project Templates Folder

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Civil 3D ProjectTemplates

Data Folder

C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\C3D 20xx\enu\Data\

Local Template Folder

C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Local\Autodesk\C3D 20xx\enu\Template\

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