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

 

The Autodesk Civil 3D Alignment Feature altered, and continues to alter, how civil engineers and survey professionals and their organizations employ Civil 3D in production. Autodesk invests heavily in the technology surrounding the many Alignment-based tools in Civil 3D. The many capabilities and properties of the Alignment make the Alignment the core Feature in…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags alignment, alignment type, naming conventions, Name Template

I enjoy finding examples and folks who creatively learn to employ the Power of Not to production work in Autodesk Civil 3D. Huh? What the hay does the Power of Not mean? I trust that you do understand the difference between the Boolean logic of AND and OR in expressions. Eheh.

NOT is the third chord (the…

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Here is an important fact that may surprise you: Most of our civil engineering and survey customers already had their own set of Civil 3D Templates and Civil 3D Styles when they purchased the Framework for Autodesk Civil 3D. These folks recognize the simple fact that reinventing and maintaining the Civil 3D torture wheel is a significant waste of…

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Do we ask the right questions about Civil 3D and how we use it?
By definition…Probably not. We human beings tend to not ask questions about what we believe we already know how to do. We rely too much on habit. We could call this the human autopilot. The autopilot works 95%+ of the time. Our brains spend a good deal of invisible time behind the scenes working on those building those structures…

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One of the essentials earmarks of Mother’s Day, besides the almost mandatory flowers, chocolates, and cards things, are the photos. “Honey. You sit over there. Please, smile.” Most Moms appear to want pictures of everything. Which gets me to wondering about how much of the current cloud and disk space is dedicated to digital photos and videos these days. Whatever size we would hazard to guess, you…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Civil 3D 2021, Civil 3D 2022, Recap, aerials, DWF, video, pdf, iPOD