Jump On Civil 3D Blog

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


The best thing about the model-based nature of AutoCAD Civil 3D is that its Features contain real civil engineering DATA. Civil 3D provides visual access to most of this Feature DATA via a host of tools called Styles and Sets. Collecting, standardizing and managing those tools what the Jump is all about.

CAD Visuals are Not the Whole Game 

The published Sheet is far from the totality…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags data, reports, publiish, publish on demand, Style

Civil 3D Styles can be mystifying. So many details and picky little properties that can overwhelm and confuse the best of us. As one valiant City staffer put it,

"I'm mired in Styles."

Hear this from a Jump customer,
"Get the Jump and fo' geta 'bout it."

Now you just have to explain and train your fellow ACAD or LDT experts what Civil…

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As an official Autodesk Developer Partner it's important for us as a company and specifically for me personally to participate in Autodesk's Beta program for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. That said...

The Jump Will Be Ready to Run in 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012

Until this week I couldn't officially talk about the next BIG release publically. What I share here may…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, 2012, release, product, autodesk

“There is one “I” in BIM and two “I”s in CIVIL for a reason.

Information without applied intelligence is contrary to both polite discourse and the public well-being.

The Communication of Information that creates Vision for the Individual is the language of Life. ”


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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags BIM, civil, management, performance, leadership

The latest AUGI WORLD is out...Are you an AUGI Member? I am.

Membership has Benefits

The March issue of AUGI World includes a number of articles on AutoCAD Civil 3D.

You may find some of them very useful to your daily work.

My bud, Christopher Fuggit of Civil3DReminders fame,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AUGI, AUGI World