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The latest and greatest Release 8 of the Framework for Civil 3D 2018 has been a work in progress for many months. The new Release 8 includes the Framework’s famous Adaptive Standards for Civil 3D and new and improved Spreadsheet Tools for Civil 3D 2018.

Release 8 Framework for Civil 3D 2018

The Release 8 Framework for Civil…

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Good Morning Civil 3D Users. The Autodesk Civil 3D 2019.2 Update has hit the street. Did anyone notice that the Civil 3D dev group seems to prefer to release Civil 3D Winter Updates right before the anniversary of the Day of Infamy for some reason. I’d guess that is really more about vacations, holidays, and the New Hampshire ski season than remembering US history.

Unlike…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2019, Update, Service Pack

Civil 3D Corridors become ever more useful for Site Design tasks. If we insist that our old school CAD perceptions of the civil engineering design issues and workflows are correct, in effect, we believe that our old AutoCAD habits and skills are more important than any new Civil 3D skills and the ever-increasing capabilities of Civil 3D itself. This is us being human. This is just…

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Folk complain that Civil 3D is not really user-friendly for Site Design. This is bunk. The complaint is true only if you insist that site design in Civil 3D should be like it was for years in old school CAD software. We insist our AutoCAD skills are more important than new Civil 3D skills and capabilities. About the only thing Civil 3D has in common with that old software is Civil 3D’s use of similar…

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Don’ ya know that the funny thing about all Standards is they do change. Hopefully, the change is an improvement for the better. These changes should mean we can get more work out the door with less effort. Ok. Sometimes it seems that the Loki, the Norse god of trickery, calls the standards shots.

Any incremental standards update always means getting our heads around a new form of daily…

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