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Autodesk released the Prospector Hotfix on Sept 7, 2011.

More Than a Little Thing

I've been running a version of this Hotfix for More than a month.

This hotfix absolutely and positively saved me lots of frustration in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012.

If you want to edit any large collections of anything in the Prospector AND particularly over in the Settings tab, Civil 3D…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, hotfix, 2012

Earlier this week I fired off a post about the on-going Microstation and Autodesk battle for the State DOT software contracts and how that affects all the rest of us.


In that post, I stated the Bentley software had "lost" FDOT (the State of Florida Department of Transportation) to Autodesk.

Not true. My statement was inaccurate.

FDOT has actually…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, DOT, FDOT, DGN

Is this part of your day in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012?

"In AutoCAD 2012 versions, mouse cursor freezes during pan or zoom command or when other commands are invoked. Also, general performance slowdown may be experienced. This typically happens if multiple External References (XREF) are attached to the drawing."

Autodesk released a Performance Slowdown Hotfix

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags performance, hotfix, bugs, 2012, Civil 3D, reference

Finally - Autodesk released Update 2 for 2011.

Your should read the read me Here

Get Update…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Update, Service Pack, 2011, Civil 3D

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