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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

 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 is coming. OMG! Time for the annual Autodesk workstation rebuild weekend.

It’s also time to update parts of the website and the menus. You might note some things will get moved around a bit. Behind the scenes the elves are busy bees.

Out there in Civil 3D Land I can hear the cries of joy and groans of the software and template update that bounces…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags open, CAD Standards, Layer Standards, implementation

Long before April Fool’s Day, I saw a classic misinformation post about AutoCAD Civil 3D and named Plot Styles. The stated implication of the post was that Civil 3D object Styles had issues with STB based publishing. Therefore, you as a Civil 3D user should avoid STB and stick with the old CTB technology born back in the dark ages of CAD and pen plotters. All I can say is,

WATT?

What…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT, STB, CTB, plotstyle, iPOD, video

I sited my first house at the ripe age of 5. God knows why my parents listened to that youthful advice, but they did. Little did I know I had thereby condemned myself to a childhood of hauling groceries and wet laundry bags over a muddy road in the rain every winter. Trust me. It is possible to walk uphill to school both ways in a storm. As the only boy in our family bunch, the road rehab was too…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey, alignment, figure, parcel, intersection, survey db, video