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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

 

We recently made it official that the Release 6 Framework for Civil 3D upgrades and runs well in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017. I know Civil 3D templates and Civil 3D Styles that actually work and upgrade real world in production environments are shocking but true. Back at the shack, we are banging away at a more powerful, more useful, and more productive Release 7. We’re getting…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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

What did Autodesk do in the latest Civil 3D release? Good stuff? Bad stuff? Useless stuff? What do you think?

Civil 3D users cannot count on the potential reality that Autodesk will change their software into what any Civil 3D user wants. No one really expects that. We all hope they will. Users do not choose what Autodesk decides to build and/or fix either in spite of expensive marketing…

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Feature Line Baselines in Corridors are a big deal in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017. I also like the basic cleanups in corridors with angular horizontal control. It’s been a long wait for them. Technically, I wish Autodesk had implemented them differently and gone the extra mile. Here’s a brain bender. What’s the difference between a Feature…

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It will come as no surprise to our customers that our Production Solution products for AutoCAD Civil 3D upgrade and run in the latest and greatest AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 release. We’ve successfully guaranteed this and delivered on that promise successfully since AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008. Whoa! All Civil 3D releases are not created equal. We got…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Release 6, Release 7, Civil 3D 2015, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017

Someone asked me this week what I think about the new AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017. I quickly replied,

“It’s about time…
Your time. My time. Every Civil 3D user’s time.”

Time will also tell whether the many new and powerful forms of reference poured out in Civil 3D 2017 stay stable in complex production level projects. They must to be successful. I expect with proper…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Style Management, Style, Style Import, Civil 3D 2017, template