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

 

I followed AU2013 on Twitter and on AU-Live instead of being there is person this year. This was conscious choice based on life's other demands.
My virginal, virtual experience was notably weird and detached. I missed the visceral meat of the human personal that is Autodesk University.

It’s All My Fault of Course

I learned I do not know really how to participate virtually…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags AU 2013, Autodesk University, AUGI, twitter

There’s an elegant simplicity to Data Shortcut and Data Reference (DREF) functionality in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Autodesk just built an XML based “website”. We can call it a website because a Data Shortcut is a published link in a simple folder structure. Through that structure of links we are allowed share the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Project Management, data shortcut, data reference, 2012, 2013, 2014, DREF, XREF

People ask why we put the “-JS” at the end of our Jump Production Solution Style names. This simple device serves a significant purpose – How do you know the difference between Styles?
AutoCAD Civil 3D doesn’t really care what you name anything, but the odds are it will matter to you pretty quickly.

Coming Attractions

For

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It’s a bird? It’s a Plane? It’s just Super AutoCAD Civil 3D.

InstantOn Basic 5 and Jump Kit 5 for AutoCAD 2014 and the rest on the Release 5 product line is on the street.

Take Five and Jump Ahead

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Release 5, 2014, 2013, 2012, InstantOn

Earlier this month there was a barrage of tweets about the stock templates that ship with AutoCAD Civil 3D. By in large everyone seems to agree Autodesk’s stock templates are pretty pathetic. Many users attest they are “useless” or worse. There were a few tweets that contained replacement characters like #@$%.

What the Tweet?

Their original creator (who shall remain unnamed here)…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags 2013, template, Style, customization, twitter, consult