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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’s a fact, Jack. You invested money in the world’s most popular civil engineering and design software.  You (or someone else) will have work hard to make the software run productively and publish your civil engineering design or survey work acceptably.

Every Civil 3D user and expert will tell you, “You need a Civil 3D template.

They’re right - sort…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags customization, naming conventions, standards, CAD Stamdards

CAD Standards for AutoCAD Civil 3D in public agencies are not and cannot be the same as they were for old CAD based software. All of those CAD applications improved upon hand-drafting, by reduction of the replication of basic drawing work and adding some “design” tools to do that faster. The result: work took fewer the man-hours. We could also be more detailed in less time.…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags standards, CAD Stamdards, ncs, ncs 4.0, ncs 5.0

They say, “Familiarity breeds Contempt.” It’s an oft studied neuroscience fact that we believe that others around us don’t get it as well as we do.
On the road to work everyone else is a bad driver.
The illusion is one of the most common failures of managers.
Ok. Translate “manager” to human being.

I Know Better

This seemingly twisted personal…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags ctb, stb, publiish, publish on demand, implementation, standards, CAD Stamdards