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Autodesk continues the usual round of hot summer Update releases for the 2019 products. If you are counting, there have been three updates released since mid-July in the Autodesk Infrastructure space. First, they released the Infraworks 2019.1 Update. You can see all or particular parts of the official rollout webinar here.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Update, AutoCAD 2019, Infraworks, Recap, Civil 3D 2019

For reasons that remain even a mystery even to me, this month has been a collection of large-scale project questions and answers. Everyone who called seemed to have a larger and more complex project in the works. They were all head down in the practical details of large SurveyDb projects or big lidar point cloud data sets coupled in their projects with lots of connected models delivered in various…

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Last week there was a new rumble in the jungle discovery in planetary science. A dirty (literally) dozen new moons were officially authenticated to orbit Jupiter. This gives Jupiter back the lead in satellites at 79 bodies to Saturn’s 69 moons. These new lunar discoveries had nothing to do with the on-going NASA Juno mission that is also in progress around the big…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags moon, WATT, vision, IYI

We learn fairly quickly that when we open a raw AutoCAD dwg or dwt file in Civil 3D, the software code injects the core components of the Civil 3D data behind into that dwg or dwt. Symptomatically, we end up with a collection of code-built Standard styles unless we feed Civil 3D a template with a Style collection. If we customize Civil 3D, we learn rapidly not to…

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Our sense of expectation is a powerful force. It casts a ghostly hue and cry across all our endeavors. Writers, playwrights, and directors like to employ twists on our expectations to entertain us. Films like the Sixth Sense and The Others help make the point entertaining. We love being fooled - so…

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