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The July cascade of Autodesk civil service pack updates continues.
This Map 3D 2017 service pack requires the install of AutoCAD 2017 SP1.
One can assume an SP1 for Civil 3D 2017 will also come around real soon now.

The Service Pack applies to all civil AutoCAD 2017 products.
Service Pack 1 is available via the Autodesk Desktop App.   Read more

Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Service Pack, Map 3D 2017, Civil 3D 2017

At the end of last week Autodesk released Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD 2017.
The Service Pack applies to all AutoCAD 2017 based products.
The SP1 includes all the three previously released AutoCAD 2017 hotfixes.
Service Pack 1 is available via the Autodesk Desktop App.
As of this posting the Service Pack does not yet appear on the public…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Service Pack, AutoCAD 2017, Civil 3D 2017

There is always some fear and loathing for writers associated with a post about newly introduced feature in the latest AutoCAD Civil 3D. New product features do tend to arrive as a work in progress. Autodesk often introduces something new with little real documentation. This allows them to change the officially undocumented behavior of the new feature in the next Service Pack. Yep. There’s a reason…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Reference Template, Civil 3D 2017, Style, Style Management

Let’s face it when we think AutoCAD Civil 3D civil engineers and survey people don’t think art. Yet to get the software to produce what you want is a form of art and craftsmanship, don’ ja know.

I saw this documentary about one of the world’s best guitar builders the other day on one of those educational channels. The man’s technically a luthier. He mentors and trains other luthiers for…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags color, utility, thematic style, infrastructure, Civil 3D, Style

Seems to be the week for odd News, Productivity Packs, and things I missed getting out the new Release 7. Strange Feature Line things happened to me in Civil 3D 2016. Do they happen to you? Then I discover that AUDIT is my problem. Huh? Say What?

Autodesk does not exactly advertise this AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 SP2 problem. Dumb.…

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