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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

 

Last time I talked about the idea that you can build in simple Section Line Groups into your templates and your project plans. The idea there is to use placeholder Features to get both More consistency and save yourself time with a little up front planning and work.

The way that Civil 3D produces Pages of Sections is a publishing task. There is only so much setup work you can do beforehand…

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Pages of Sections in AutoCAD Civil 3D employ many Styles and have many properties. All that complexity makes getting exactly what you want somewhat of a challenge. 

This is just one Page of Sections. Obviously a long alignment and its large Corridor with many Sections makes for potentially many pages. That produces large drawings where changes and modifications to the Section details can…

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One of the BEST things about Autodesk University is that you can catch up, LEARN, and BURN on the massive Autodesk User Event any time throughout the year.

AU On-line Rocks

The recordings and all the materials for Autodesk University 2010 are now up, available and ready for you to reap some big rewards.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU2010, AU Online, Autodesk University

In mid-December Autodesk released a new AutoCAD Civil 3D tool. They did it differently. 
That was a good thing.
Autodesk released this new development tool on Autodesk Labs and NOT as a traditional Civil 3D Subscription Advantage Pack (SAP). That makes some sense given what it is. 

Subassembly Composer for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011

This is NOT a Civil 3D tool for…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags subassembly composer, 2012, Civil 3D

"What the heck is a Project Template? Why would I need such a stupid thing? We're doing projects all the time. We know how to manage our drawing files. Who needs that dumb junk."

Happy New Year!

The person who said this to me not long ago over the phone was a bit more irate and caustic than I am willing to put in print.

He works for a about a 40-person engineering…

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