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

 

The post title is a kind quote from a customer who discovered cadpilot.com, the Jump On Civil 3D blog, and the Framework for Civil 3D. Here’s a recent sampling of comments with the names and firms removed to protect their competitive advantage:

    “I find something useful to learn about Civil 3D every time I visit.
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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags website, training, Update, comments

Civil 3D Figures happen to be a most excellent adventure in how the simple is sophisticated. This post resolves to save surveyors and civil engineers man-hours in ways you do not expect.

CAD people tend to trust in the picture. AutoCAD Civil 3D does not. We can create Civil 3D Features from CAD primitives (yes even non-ACAD ones). We can explode and export from Civil 3D Features and get…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags figure, survey db, figure db, feature line, feature, Style, video

It comes as no surprise that the annual Autodesk Right of Spring began this year on the first day of spring with the release of AutoCAD 2018. AutoCAD 2018 introduces a new version of the DWG format which is both a performance and model capability upgrade to the 2013 DWG format employed in releases 2013-2017.

AutoCAD 2018

2018 is a classic core…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AutoCAD, AutoCAD 2018, release

Autodesk does not make it apparent in AutoCAD Civil 3D that you can table notes, lists, etc. tied to markers of any sort you choose. As we saw before in Not So Simple Tables in Civil 3D all this moved out of the Autodesk vertical applications and into AutoCAD long ago. Many folk are left a bit befuddled particularly…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags table, tablestyle, list, details, annotation, legend, AddOn, video

We released an upgraded Legends and Lists AddOn for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017-2015 last week. The recently released version includes new AutoCAD tablestyles, the basic Legend templates, and the bevy of Civil 3D Style tools you need. If you are a Release 7 Framework for Civil 3D customer,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags legend, list, table, tablestyle, point, video, survey db, query