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

 

Right before the Super Bowl, we released another update to the basic Jump 4 Release products. Many of you have already visited us and pulled it. Thank you. 
We trust you'll employ it right away and...

Get to Work

In this latest update, we included a new set of "Light" Layer State files to address what I call the Light Meat Dark Meat quandary. How do you like your turkey?

People…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags layer state, layer color, Layer Standards, CAD Standards, NCS

We had a customer from an eastern state who was from a rather large civil engineering firm with offices all over the place. They tried out the Free Jump in one office and they liked it. As the office CAD Manager candidly put it, "yours (The Jump) beat the heck out of what we've produced internally".
They took the road to the higher standard and rolled out InstantOn Basic 4.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Layer Standards, NCS, ncs 4.0, standards, standard keys

Every day a good number of people from all over the world drop by our site and download the Free Jump. Why? Simply put - there isn't anywhere we can find that you can buy working Civil 3D templates and the collection of thousands of Civil 3D Styles and Sets that we give away for free.

The Free Jump Makes Civil 3D Run
and Plot Out of the Box

That's pretty bold talk. We want…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2011, Release 4, InstantOn Basic

How do you track Civil 3D Style Issues?
I get this question More often than most for pretty obvious reasons. It's a good question.

One of the best TOOLS to do this YOU actually get for FREE along with your AutoCAD Civil 3D. The problem is most Civil 3D users:
    A) Don't Use It or even How to use It
    B) Think the TOOL does something that THEY…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags dwf, markup, Style Management, customization, implementation

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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