Civil 3D: When Storm and Sanitary Analysis opens from within Civil 3D the file is blank

April 29, 2022 Jeff Arbogast

Issue:

Civil 3D: When Storm and Sanitary Analysis opens from within Civil 3D the file is blank.

Possible for SSA to also freeze.

Causes:

  • Missing Object Enabler.
  • Corrupt DWG
  • Bad C3D or SSA Installation.

Solution:

 

  • Install the proper Object Enabler.

2018

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/troubleshooting/caas/downloads/content/autocad-civil-3d-2018-object-enabler.html

2019

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/civil-3d-2019-object-enabler.html

2020

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-civil-3d-2020-object-enabler.html

2021

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-civil-3d-2021-object-enabler.html

2022

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-civil-3d-2022-object-enabler.html

 

  • Clean the file or export to STM and then Import into SSA.

How to export to STM

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/civil-3d/learn-explore/caas/CloudHelp/cloudhelp/2020/ENU/Civil3D-UserGuide/files/GUID-399C8B20-C0DE-439B-AF1D-EF90AB9C8616-htm.html

 

https://blogs.rand.com/civil/2019/04/importing-and-exporting-pipe-networks-from-civil-3d-2019-and-autodesk-storm-and-sanitary-analysis.html

 

Rebuild the file and then use SSA

Recover and clean a corrupted Civil 3D file

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/civil-3d/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-to-repair-Civil-3D-drawing.html

 

  • Uninstall Reinstall.

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/civil-3d/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-to-perform-a-clean-uninstall-of-Civil-3D.html

 

About the Author

Jeff Arbogast

Manufacturing Solution Center Team Lead<br><br>Jeff is responsible for manufacturing Technical Support for both internal staff and customers. In addition to the daily activities of the support center, he helps write for the National Support Center blog, and has written online classes for the IMAGINiT training on demand site.

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