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In a post last week I tossed out a basic primer on AutoCAD Civil 3D Figure editing. By the way,

“Thanks for the encouraging emails and comments I’ve received. I’m glad the post helped some folks out.”

Here’s a few other Figure Feature related “issues” that…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2011, 2012, 2013, figures, NCS, ncs 4.0, ncs 5.0, block, symbol, points, Survey Figure Editor

An InstantOn Basic customer asked me to clarify and summarize the basics of Figure editing in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and 2013. Makes sense to me.

Where the Heck is the Figure?

The first user head space issue to resolve is,

“Where are the real figures?
Are they in my drawing?
Or are they in the current Survey Db?”

I think…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Survey Figure Editor, figure edit, figures, 2012, 2013, 2011, survey db, survey

The Pour and Hurl is over and somehow I still have a voice. Now I get to suck one or two of my opposing thumbs and settle down and listen to others. What was I thinking?

I signed up for a full day classes but I also planned to prowl for other things today so I may catch only some of the classes in signed up for Live.

Like I said I know AU On-line really rocks. That turned out to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU, AU2011, Autodesk University

After Day One (yesterday) maybe I should be face down, but I'm More than hangin' in there.
A full day of Unconference sessions to perform followed by a couple of AutoCAD Civil 3D sessions I'm looking forward to.

It was nice of people to pack out the People Skills Unconferences with signups. Maybe that's becasue this stuff IS important :)

Basically I start talking first thing…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU, AU2011, Autodesk University

I'm already in love with AU-Moble. Makes my Android phone useful at AU 2011.
The new moble phone "app" is a big improvement over anything from the past. I actually hooked up BEFORE even I left home.
Keeping track of what's going on when I have a jammed pack schedule is lots easier.

I used my Twitter name "cd3cadpilot" as my contacts moniker for the AU Moble app.

Pour…  Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU2011, AU, Autodesk University