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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

 

It is no great secret that the Autodesk Civil 3D dev team is no longer making Civil 3D Object Model changes primarily in the new numbered year Releases. Say what? Maybe, you missed that? You can’t blame them. They apparently have enough other things to deal with in those new releases each year. We all get that. Civil 3D sits atop both Map 3D Toolset and the core AutoCAD engine.

Frankly,…

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What do you know? Based on our initial testing of the shipping build of Autodesk Civil 3D 2020, both the current Release 8 and Release 7 builds (based on the last Civil 3D 2019.2 Update) of the Framework for Civil 3D products all upgrade and run great in Civil 3D 2020. There’s a reason for that.

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Autodesk released the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.3 Update in the first week of April. This update announcement isn’t an April Fools hoax. This third, and probably final, Update for Civil 3D 2018 basically includes a rasher of interoperability enhancements and many related fix it updates for Civil 3D 2018. A detailed listing from the readme is included below.

The AutoCAD…

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The management of a Civil 3D customization and the many resources required by the software to function well in a Civil 3D production environment is no small task. When it is time to upgrade to a new release or a significant new Civil 3D Update, it pays to be aware of and to employ the latest available tools. Meet the BS Wingman.

Civil 3D Batch Save Utility

Autodesk released the…

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You gotta love new Autodesk tools. They do tend to make the Civil 3D expert in us become a newbie with a click or two. This happens to me. It happens to you. Sometimes it’s actually the deep dark past, and not the new, that provides the proverbial rock we stumble over. Perhaps this short post about my most recent face plant will spare a few folks this sort of embarrassment and the ever-present specter…

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