Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

Back at the shack we’ve been busy making improvements to the Release 7 of the Framework for AutoCAD Civil 3D. The Framework is already the most awesome Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D styles solution for civil engineers and surveyors on the planet bar none. No one else even comes close. We’ve released 3 new revolutionary…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2016, Update, Jump Kit, InstantOn, Templates Only, Symbol Set

All too often our human propensity to want to employ the AutoCAD tools we know tends to get in the way of productive work. People tend to think we use AutoCAD to draw pictures. But AutoCAD uses data to create pictures which is something entirely different. AutoCAD Civil 3D employs structured data to allow Civil 3D users to create representative, interactive models which is dissimilar yet again.

When…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags data, spreadsheet, WATT

Autodesk last week released a rash of end of Autodesk fiscal year updates for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016. Think of this like the ex-President’s helicopter fly-by tour of Washington DC on his way out of town after the inauguration of President Trump. That does not mean we should ignore it. Things that may seem trivial to some are not necessarily trivial to others.

Autodesk released…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Service Pack, Update, Extension, Civil 3D 2016

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 introduced Reference Templates. The concept of Reference Templates is to finally deliver a way to standardize Civil 3D Style Management a bit more effectively. We can now systematically manage the Styles in your current production template by referencing Civil 3D Styles from other separate Reference Templates. These are included a managed stack…

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Autodesk works continuously to improve AutoCAD Civil 3D. That’s a good thing. They had user meetings last week to prove it. Based on managed, corporate governance the development team works from a set of known goals towards a clear set of objectives. Does that mean that Civil 3D users actually can benefit from the new cool stuff? History demonstrates to all of us…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Jump Kit, Release 7, Style, Style Management, tools, video