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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, C3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

There is no doubt that the increased complexity of Civil 3D Point Display Resolution has been a good news and bad news problem since the initial release. In a tongue and cheek fashion I like to tell people that Autodesk lied to us from the get go. They named things in the Civil 3D Ribbons to make us believe the objects we are dealing with are something like the old school CAD objects…

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In my hallway hangs a painting of my father in his AFS dress uniform from World War II. The portrait was painted from a photograph when he was at home after what we would call today a tour. There are no metals on his chest. There is not a bit of braid or a single symbol of rank. The uniform is incredibly plain. I’ve seen the original photo. The artist did not skip the details or embellish anything.

If…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

Well-practiced Change Management is a fact of life for the successful business or organization.

If we employ software to do our work, we tend to see Change Management as technology focused. Software vendors and their marketing departments love and foster this perspective. The mantra in the marketplace is pervasive and persuasive. That perspective produces…

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Civil engineers and surveyors know Autodesk makes powerful civil software tools. Civil 3D is big complex software. We all quickly discover there are lots of moving pieces and tons of intimate details involved. No matter what, we’ve got to get all of that detail straight and working well together into an integrated system if we want a truly productive Civil 3D working environment.

Autodesk…

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The development of the Framework Release 7 for Civil 3D 2019 and our Civil 3D Templates and Civil 3D Styles has been a work in progress all year. We released a host of Release 7 AddOns for Civil 3D 2018-2016 at a rate of about one improvement a month. The latest AddOn includes a Better…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2019, Jump Kit, InstantOn, Templates Only, Upgrade, Release 7