The recent Autodesk Civil 3D 2023.2.1 Update is generally all about a Civil 3D implementation of the latest and greatest Autodesk Desktop Connector 18.104.22.1682 Update. This latest Civil 3D Update does include some other fixes to some annoying Civil 3D 2023.2 Update issues even if we do not choose to employ the Autodesk Cloud Collaboration capabilities…Read more
Intentionally, I employ the US Constitution’s analogy of the Separation of Powers to talk about how civil engineers and surveyors need to systematically manage to divide and conquer resources inside and outside Civil 3D. The perspective allows us to employ the software successfully in production.
The Principals of Separation are, as they say, self-evident. The practical…Read more
You may notice that it is easy to find something to study statistically that we all like to do. On the surface this ever-present and popular effort appears to make a lot of rational sense. People like to eat or do this or that. We have oodles of studies that examine the potential effects, side effects, and potential consequences of our habits and desires. The studies generate social…Read more
The Reference Template Tool in Civil 3D employs provides us a different approach to the consistent delivery of effective, production Civil 3D Templates and Known Good Style collection resources. The Reference Template (TREF) Tool allows us to assemble Civil 3D resource targets, partially manage them, and deliver standardized resource…Read more
The Civil 3D Template Classic Target methods are the common Civil 3D Template construction and maintenance methodologies used to produce a target of collected Civil 3D Style resources. Many people consider a Civil 3D Template to be their Known Good and perhaps even their Style Management end goal.…Read more