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A CAD Manager for a large civil engineering firm complained to me about the difficulty of change in his organization. That sounds familiar doesn’t it. He wants to employ the Framework. To get his firm principals to see the light is hard. He delivered this oh so quotable moment:

“I sometimes feel like I’m an Indy car mechanic who has to replace tires, not in the pit, but on the racetrack…

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An update to the CAD Layer Standards for any organization is normally not an exciting prospect. We can change that. One of the principal goals of the Framework for Civil 3D is to make Civil 3D standards nuance and detail as easy as possible to pull off.

This is no small order when the everyday civil engineering and survey project works extends across a huge…

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What goes around comes around. For reasons that are a mystery I’ve recently received a bunch of questions about the Export of Civil 3D project stuff in digital deliverable form. In other words, the folks want to publish digital copies of the Civil 3D data behind in their projects without the Civil 3D objects themselves.
“We want the results only” – whatever that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags iPOD, font, NCS, ISO, conversion, export, DGN, text, textstyle, special characters

Autodesk was busy over the Labor Day weekend and dropped a new AutoCAD 2019.1.1 Update to AutoCAD 2019 on the day after. In spite of the small incremental name of this Update this is a pretty significant AutoCAD Update with many fixes not explicated listed in the readme.

Simply put – you probably want to immediately install this puppy as it fixes a lot of annoying/frustrating/bad…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Update, AutoCAD 2019, Civil 3D 2019

The best companies that employ Civil 3D plan and manage their projects for creation, maintenance, and deliverables success. It is easy to mouth these conceptual platitudes. Are they AU bumper stickers? The work reminds me of Labor Day. We must acknowledge that the continuous development discipline and work is hard to do. The fixes are emotionally hard to keep doing. This is why the results of that…

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