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Autodesk released the Prospector Hotfix on Sept 7, 2011.

More Than a Little Thing

I've been running a version of this Hotfix for More than a month.

This hotfix absolutely and positively saved me lots of frustration in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.

If you want to edit any large collections of anything in the Prospector AND particularly over in the Settings tab, Civil 3D…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, hotfix, 2012

I continue to get questions about the Autodesk University 2011 Leadership Forum.
You can now find out More about what this great participatory event.

What is the AU Leadership Forum?

When AU 2011 registration officially opens for all next week for all, there will be even More questions and less time to ACT.
Lucky me and you.

There is now an official Autodesk…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU, AU2011, Autodesk University, leadership, management

Maybe you already use the Subassembly Composer (SAC -was released earlier this summer) to build parametric everythings with Civil 3D corridors. Even if you don't, you may need More from your corridor models. I know I do. They want a pretty picture of that model. They want it NOW.

A Preview of Better Corridor Visualization 

Autodesk Labs has released the Corridor Solids

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags subassembly composer, Subassembly, solids

As a portion of the country recovers from days without power because of Irene here's a simple thought to consider...

Where did your SMH block come from?

When your org adopted Land Desktop the odds are you pretty much tweaked what came out the box. In the old days, DCA/Softdesk actually did a lot of the basic setup work for you. That was important to the software's adoption and…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Symbol Set, customization

Smart People want to know what's new and improved in the Jump for 2012. Since our 2011 product ran in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 on release day, how do we top that?

Our goal is simple.

A Higher Standard to Build On 

That goal entails that we provide our customers with an in-depth set of available, accessible, and manageable resources for AutoCAD Civil 3D…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags product, InstantOn, Jump Kit, Symbol Set, Blocks Only, 2012