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Civil engineers and surveyors who employ Autodesk civil software know a thing or two about Description Key Sets. Everyone’s an expert to one level or another by necessity. The DescKey concept and technology has been around a long time back to the old Land Desktop (LTD) days.

Why bother to talk about this topic at all?
“Honey, can we change the channel?”

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Should we wrap up the calendar year 2019 and unwrap a collection of the 10 best Civil 3D production tips? Why not. Everyone loves a top ten list. I used the production word here not the productivity one even though both definitely do apply in this context.

This post has a decided Civil 3D management and implementation bias over the classic Civil 3D user…

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“Hark the herald angels sing. Glory to the new born king.”
No surprise. I heard classic, jazz, rock, and cowboy/country versions of this famous Christmas carol recently. ‘Tis the season. Some tunes have remarkable staying power. Charles Wesley’s testimonial hymn about the birth, life, and ministry of Jesus the Christ has been around since 1739.

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The calendar year 2020 portents to be more than the start of a new decade. We all likely expect the 2020 US election to be yet another watershed political event. How did the Playwright put it? “… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” I trust you do not miss the Solomonic allusion and sardonic irony implied in his famous words from McBeth. He did. Mind you,…

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We all discover quickly that both migrating Civil 3D Projects to BIM 360 Design and employing Civil 3D in that cloud-based document management context is not quite the same as working locally and/or our own local network.

Even if you’re not ready to do the BIM 360 cloud thing today, this detailed post contains important Civil 3D maintenance tips and links that do apply to local and/or network…

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