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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

AU 2017 is history. Now we have to go back to work and make what all we learned happen. If you have only a passing familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D in any release, you know that Templates that Work in Civil 3D are far easier said than done. Autodesk supplies some example templates that are useless in the real world. The Autodesk Myth about customization…

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The development of the Framework Release 7 for Civil 3D 2018 and our Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D styles has been a work in progress all year. We released 7 new Release 7 AddOns for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017-2015 including a recent AutoCAD…

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The Want of Style Disorder is a silent killer of AutoCAD Civil 3D user productivity everywhere. It ignores class, size, and significance. The syndrome cares not a whit about our reputation, our level of expertise, or our years of professional experience. It’s invisible and pernicious - a new form of technical scurvy. We must acknowledge that Style Starvation is…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2018, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Release 7, Upgrade, Style

AutoCAD Civil 3D started out to establish a new civil engineering design paradigm. Get the model and the data right. For practical purposes that right means - suitable. From that suitable model we may automatically publish what we need to deliver in many forms.

This is the first installment in a multi-post review of key Civil 3D Tools. A primer on the mission critical capabilities and tools…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags survey db, survey, surface, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, query, video

The Framework for Civil 3D allows you to employ AutoCAD Civil 3D in multiple releases right out of the box. Still everyone has to learn how to do that. As much as we might wish for magic buttons there are none.  This is the common human dilemma.

Productive solutions require good software, consistent and robust resources, and these must be coupled into working civil…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags training, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2015, survey, design