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

 

Wednesday afternoon and evening PDST, we had a series of brief and unexpected site outages on cadpilot.com. Some misbehaving switch hardware apparently had to be replaced and reconfigured. We were fine by midnight according to the powers that be. 

Technology marches on. Sometimes that's painful and/or annoying.

We apologise if these events caused you any download issues or login…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags system, website

When we initially set out to build the Jump Platform for AutoCAD Civil 3D, we recognized it was going to be a long-term effort.  To meet the demanding real world CAD Standards need of thousands of civil engineering organizations is a daunting task. If you try it even on just your own home turf for basic graphics, you're in for a challenge. Sometimes is seems everyone has to have a DIFFERENT opinion.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags block, symbol, Blocks Only, Symbol Set, product, customization

Hey. I'm still a GeeK doing technical geek CAD Standards and CAD Implementation stuff at AU 2011 in CAD Management and IT track.

The AU 2011 Catalog

I like to speak geek too. So do many of you. Implementation is ALL about People. Process, and Structure. How Do You Do That? Want to Share?…

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AutoCAD Civil 3D template and Civil 3D Style development can be both painful and expensive but it doesn't have to be. Mostly this happens to us because we apply the wrong type of human intelligence to the problem at hand. This is human and understandable.

Ok. You have Civil 3D installed and start to use the Autodesk example "ncs" templates and styles that got installed.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags performance, customization, template, Style, Style Management

The process of the massive rebuild, update, and many MANY new Civil 3D Style additions for the Jump 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 is often mind numbing and at times a frustrating task.

All software as complex and ever-changing as AutoCAD Civil 3D has it's "issues" and bugs. I have the unfortunate knack at stumbling upon More than a few that bring the code to its knees. What was the tag line for…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags implementation, Style, Style Management, template, label, Label Style