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The annual Autodesk Right of Spring 2020 release product rollouts should begin later this month if not sooner. You can see it coming. You probably noticed that your Autodesk Desktop App was recently updated. If not, maybe you want to make sure you pull that Autodesk Desktop App Update from the subscription site.

These days an Autodesk Desktop…

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Smart Civil 3D users in recent releases can assemble together Civil 3D Project Templates, Civil 3D Placeholders, and Civil 3D Reference Templates into a powerful working combination. We don’t want to ignore PTSD – Project Template Structure Defaults.

The intersections of these three technologies produce useful and productive…

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What makes me shudder are the rash of upcoming vision metaphors for anything related to 2020. Want to bet Autodesk marketing does it? Can you imagine the 2020 political campaign ads? Want to count the blind leading the blind allegories? If they get us focused on the count, we won’t notice how they play Three Card Monte. Hardly anyone will be able to resist. Eheh.

We are soon to be bombarded…

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The Framework for Civil 3D is designed and built to be a consistent, robust, and adaptive managed system to help organizations and daily Civil 3D users employ Civil 3D in actual production project environments.
The Framework is The Adaptive System to Build Civil 3D Standards.
If you employ Civil 3D, you want a copy of the Framework for Civil 3D.   Read more

People wave their hands and talk about BIM, CIM, model-based software, and model-based design. What do these often used buzz words truly mean to civil engineers and surveyors?
Where does the rubber hit the road in our daily grind?
Maybe the answer is simple. Maybe not so much.

Model-Based is Simple and Elegant

It sure appears to take a while for people to discover the unexpected…

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