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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


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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

We always listen to our customers and attempt to make continuous improvements in all the products and services we produce. This is true even for what we may promotionally give away to attract new customers.

More Free Jump download customers say they initially prefer a More Ready to Run product that allows them to More quickly evaluate our InstantOn…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags InstantOn Basic, InstantOn

Each week I do a FREE and LIVE training webcast (webinar) on some topic AutoCAD Civil 3D.

A hearty THANK YOU to all of you who attend, ask questions, and even point out my bad speaking habits (Right). Some catch what I did wrong at point A in these LIVE presentations. I'm blessed you are thinking and paying attention. That's what the webinars are there for.

Getting…  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags training, video, webinar, hot tip, help

Civil 3D Features and their built in Tooltips can be really helpful. One of my favorite improvements in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 is the fact that the Tooltips are generally much more refined. In older releases, you could easily be overwhelmed by Tooltip feedback from every Feature in the neighborhood.

These days you have to mouseover something visible to get Civil 3D Feature tooltip feedback.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags bugs, hot tip, point display, point, performance, customization

OK you've been a CAD geek for years. Land Desktop is the warm familiar blanky (maybe it’s a Snuggie) that's wrapped around you as you sit before the fire on a cold winter's night. Besides the never-ending ice, snow, and COLD of this year, some FEAR is creeping in. 
It's a healthy fear. You should pay attention, even if you aren't out in the cold…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags implementation, customization, standards, training